Hayley Atwell(1982-), Actress
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Atwell came to attention in the BBC's television adaptation of Alan Hollinghurst's The Line of Beauty (2006) before making her film debut in Woody Allen's Cassandra's Dream (2007). Notable film roles since then include Bess Foster in The Duchess (2008) and Lady Julia Flyte in Brideshead Revisited (2008). In 2009 Atwell earned an Olivier nomination for her stage performance in Arthur Miller's A View from the Bridge. Atwell also appeared in Channel Four's award-winning adaptation of William Boyd's Any Human Heart (2010), and the Marvel Comics film Captain America: The First Avenger (2011).
Watch a film clip on the sitter from the BBC Archive in the Media section below