Hayley Atwell is an actress and a Television presenter from the United States of America. Hayley Atwell started her acting career from the television film “Whatever Love” in 2005 and “The Ruby in the Smoke” in 2006.
Table of Biography
Hayley Atwell was born in London, the United Kingdom on April 5, 1982. Hayley’s zodiac sign is Aries and she is currently 39 years old. Moreover, Hayley holds dual citizenship of the United Kingdom and the United States and belongs to a mix of English, Irish, Scottish, and German ethnicity. Her father’s name is Grant Atwell, a part Native-American from Kansas City, Missouri, and worked as a photographer previously. Later, her father Grant worked as a massage therapist.
Furthermore, her mother’s name is Allison Cain, and belongs to British. Hayley’s parent’s met at a workshop while they worked as motivational speakers. Her mother raised Hayley in West London after her parents separated. Hayley Atwell studied at Sion-Manning Roman Catholic Girls School in London. Additionally, Hayley took A-Levels in London Oratory school after completing school.
Hayley also got an opportunity to study at Oxford University but she can’t manage to enroll because of her low grades in A-Levels. Later, Hayley enrolled at the Guildhall School of Music after two years gap. Moreover, Hayler trained for three years at the Guildhall School of Music and graduated in 2005.
After graduating, Hayley Atwell played in a stage play titled Prometheus Bound at Sound Theatre London in 2005. Moreover, Hayley played the role of Io a maiden exiled by Zeus in Prometheus Bound. Hayley then starred in Women Beware Women at the Royal Shakespeare Company the following year as Bianca, the protagonist’s wife.
Hayley later appeared in two Nicholas Hytner-directed performances at the Royal National Theatre. She also made her film debut in Woody Allen’s 2007 film Cassandra’s Dream where she played the role of Angela Stark. Moreover, Hayley played Belinda in Man of Mode. Furthermore, Hayley also made her television debut in 2006 with BBC Two’s miniseries The Line of Beauty. Hayley also appeared as prisoner 4-15/ Lucy in AMC Television miniseries The Prisoner later in the year.
Hayley starred in Ken Follett’s miniseries Pillars of the Earth and Channel 4’s production of William Boyd’s Any Human Heart in 2010. Later, Hayley starred in BBC Two’s adaptation of William Boyd’s espionage novel Restless in 2013. Hayley appeared in the movie The Duchess and in the Miramax film Brideshead Revisited in 2008.
Work as Peggy Carter In Marvel Universe
However, Hayley gained massive popularity after she appeared as Agent Peggy Carter in the 2011 American superhero movie “Captain America: The First Avenger”. Moreover, Hayley also voiced Peggy Carter in the “Captain America: Super Soldier” video game in 2011. Later in 2013, Hayley reprised her role as Peggy Carter in the short film “Agent Carter”.
Hayley also appeared in the Marvel universe as Peggy Carter in Captain America: The Winter Soldier in 2014, as well as Avengers: Age of Ultron and Ant-Man in 2015. Hayley also played the lead character in “Marvel’s Agent Carter” and featured in two episodes of the ABC television show “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D”. Hayley went on to voice Carter in the films “Lego Marvel’s Avengers” and “Avengers: Secret Wars”.
Hayley appeared as Cinderella’s mother in Disney’s live-action adaptation of Cinderella in 2015. She also appeared in the ABC series Conviction in February 2016. Later, Hayley appeared as Margaret Schlegel in BBC One’s miniseries Howards End based on the classic EM Foster novel. In 2019, Hayley starred in a three-part BBC adaptation of Andrea Levy’s novel The Long Song with Tamara Lawrance.
In the same year, Hayley reprised her role as Peggy Carter in the “Avengers: Endgame”. Moreover, Hayley is announced to be part of “Mission: Impossible 7” and “Mission: Impossible 8”. Furthermore, Hayley also voiced the role of Mittens the cat in “Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway” in 2021.
Achievements and Net Worth
Hayley Atwell is nominated for several awards but hasn’t won any awards until now. In 2007, Hayley was nominated for Golden Nymph Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Film at Monte-Carlo Television Festival Award. She was nominated for Best Supporting Actress at the British Independent Film Award in 2008. In 2009, Empire Award-nominated Hayley for Best Newcomer. Hayley was also nominated for Best Actress – Miniseries or Television Film at Golden Globe Award, Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Dramatic Program or Miniseries at Gemini Award, and Best Actress in a Supporting Role at Laurence Olivier Award in 2010.
Scream Award-nominated her for Breakthrough Performance – Female and Best Science Fiction Actress for her role as Peggy Carter in the “Captain America: The First Avenger” movie. Moreover, Laurence Olivier Award-nominated Hayley for Best Actress, and Saturn Award-nominated her for Best Actress on Television in 2014. Furthermore, Evening Standard Theatre Award-nominated Hayley for the Best Actress in 2019. Laurence Olivier Award-nominated her for Best Actress in 2020.
Hayley Atwell has earned a huge amount of money as an actress for several films and television series. The estimated net worth of Hayley is around $3 million US dollars. Moreover, Hayley’s featured movie “Avengers: Endgame” movie collected over $2.798 billion at the box office and became the top-grossing movie of all time. Furthermore, the average salary of Hayley is around $19 thousand to $210 thousand per year.
Hayley Atwell is currently single and unmarried. Previously, Hayley hooked up with Paul Wilson in 2012 but split up after one year. Moreover, Hayley also dated Stephen Merchant in 2013 but split up after a couple of months. Hayley also dated Evan Jones in 2014 but broke up after some time.
The critics and the audience criticized Hayley for her confusing role in “Conviction” and for its weak concept. Moreover, Hayley was named for the series “Doctor Who” but later denied it and said that it was not her thing. Currently, Hayley is rumored to be dating actor Tom Cruise but both of them have not confirmed the rumors.
Body Measurement and Social media
Hayley Atwell stands at 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighs around 57 Kg. Hayley has dark brown hair and dark brown eyes. Moreover, Hayley’s bra size is 36D and her body measurements are 37-27-37.
Hayley Atwell is pretty active on social media platforms like Instagram and Facebook. Her Instagram account @wellhayley has over 1.5 million followers. Hayley has 101,7146 followers on her Facebook page.