Hawes in 2014
Keeley Clare Julia Hawes
10 February 1976
(m. 2001;div. 2004)
Matthew Macfadyen (m. 2004)
Keeley Clare Julia Hawes (born 10 February 1976) is an English actress, born in London and educated at the Sylvia Young Theatre School. She began her career as a model before appearing in a number of literary adaptations, including Our Mutual Friend (1998), Wives and Daughters (1999), Tipping the Velvet (2002), and The Canterbury Tales (2003). She portrayed Zoe Reynolds in the BBC espionage drama series Spooks from 2002 to 2004, followed by her co-lead performance as Alex Drake in Ashes to Ashes (2008–2010), for which she won a Glamour Award. She played leading roles in the 2010 revival of Upstairs, Downstairs , the limited series The Casual Vacancy (2015), The Missing (2016), and the ITV comedy-drama The Durrells (2016–2019).
Sylvia Young Theatre School is an independent school in the Marble Arch area, London, England. It is a specialist performing arts school named after its founder and principal, Sylvia Young.
Our Mutual Friend is a British television serial broadcast in 1998 and adapted from Charles Dickens's novel Our Mutual Friend (1864–1865).
Wives and Daughters is a 1999 four-part BBC serial adapted from the novel Wives and Daughters: An Everyday Story by Victorian author Elizabeth Gaskell.
Hawes was nominated for the BAFTA TV Award for Best Actress for her performance in Jed Mercurio's police procedural Line of Duty as DI Lindsey Denton. She teamed again with Mercurio for the 2018 thriller Bodyguard in which she played Home Secretary Julia Montague. Hawes has also appeared in films, including Death at a Funeral (2007) and High-Rise (2015), and she provided the voice of Lara Croft in a series of Tomb Raider video games.
Gerald Gary "Jed" Mercurio is a British television writer, producer, director and novelist. A former hospital doctor and Royal Air Force officer, Mercurio has been ranked among UK television's leading writers. In 2017, Mercurio was awarded a Fellowship of the Royal Television Society and the Baird Medal by RTS Midlands.
Line of Duty is a British BBC police procedural television series created by Jed Mercurio. The first series premiered on 26 June 2012 and became BBC Two's best-performing drama series in ten years with a consolidated audience of 4.1 million viewers. The second series broadcast began on 12 February 2014; its widespread public and critical acclaim, led to the BBC commissioning a further two series. The third series broadcast began on 24 March 2016, and the fourth on 26 March 2017 on BBC One. The fifth series was completed at the end of 2018 and broadcast began on BBC One on 31 March 2019. The BBC has ordered a sixth series.
Death at a Funeral is a 2007 British ensemble black comedy film directed by Frank Oz. The screenplay by Dean Craig focuses on a family attempting to resolve a variety of problems while attending the funeral of the patriarch.
Hawes was born at St Mary's Hospital, London and grew up in Marylebone.She enrolled in the Sylvia Young Theatre School. At the SYTS, she became friendly with Emma Bunton; they lived and travelled together for six months. While undertaking work experience at Cosmopolitan she was approached in Oxford Street by a modelling scout and signed up by Select Model Management.
St Mary's Hospital is an NHS hospital in Paddington, in the City of Westminster, London, founded in 1845. Since the UK's first academic health science centre was created in 2008, it has been operated by Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, which also operates Charing Cross Hospital, Hammersmith Hospital, Queen Charlotte's and Chelsea Hospital and the Western Eye Hospital.
Emma Lee Bunton is an English singer, songwriter, actress, and radio and television presenter. She is a member of the girl group the Spice Girls formed in the 1990s, and in which Bunton was nicknamed Baby Spice. In 2013, she began as a radio presenter on the Heart Breakfast Show in London with Jamie Theakston and presenting her own show on Sunday evenings. She left the breakfast show in 2018.
Cosmopolitan is an international fashion and entertainment magazine for women that was formerly titled The Cosmopolitan.Cosmopolitan magazine is one of the best-selling magazines and is directed mainly toward women readers. Jessica Pels is an appointed editor-in-chief of Cosmopolitan magazine. The magazine was first published and distributed in 1886 in the US as a family magazine; it was later transformed into a literary magazine and since 1965 has become a women's magazine.
Hawes featured in at least four music videos, for the singles "Saturday Night" by Suede, "Marvellous" by The Lightning Seeds, "Come Around" by The Mutton Birds, and "She's a Star" by James. She first came into the public eye in the 1990s, having supporting roles in Troublemakers, Dennis Potter's Karaoke (1995),Heartbeat (1995) and The Beggar Bride (1997).
"Saturday Night" is the third single from the album Coming Up by Suede, released on 13 January 1997 on Nude Records. The single continued the success of the previous two by entering the top 10, peaking at #6.
Suede are an English rock band formed in London in 1989. The band is composed of singer Brett Anderson, guitarist Richard Oakes, bass player Mat Osman, drummer Simon Gilbert and keyboardist/rhythm guitarist Neil Codling.
The Lightning Seeds are an English rock band formed in Liverpool in 1989 by Ian Broudie, formerly of the bands Big in Japan and Original Mirrors. Originally a studio-based solo project for Broudie, the Lightning Seeds expanded into a touring band following Jollification (1994). The group experienced commercial success throughout the 1990s and are well known for their single "Three Lions", a collaboration with David Baddiel and Frank Skinner which reached No. 1 in the UK in 1996 and 1998. The single once again reached No. 1 in the UK in 2018.
"We're not an acting family, but my parents have always encouraged me. I'm sure my dad spreads the word about my programmes to everyone who gets in his cab, which must help the ratings!"
Hawes appeared in several BBC adaptations of classic and modern literature, including Our Mutual Friend (1998), Wives and Daughters (1999), Tipping the Velvet (2002) and as the young Diana Dors in the biopic The Blonde Bombshell (1999). From 2002 to 2004, she appeared as Zoe Reynolds in the spy drama series Spooks . In 2003, she appeared in the BBC's re-telling of The Canterbury Tales . From 2006 to 2007, she appeared as Rosie in the British comedy The Vicar of Dibley . She was also cast as Jane in the 2007 comedy Death at a Funeral . In February 2006, it was revealed that Hawes had replaced Jonell Elliott as the voice of Lara Croft. She voiced the role in Tomb Raider: Legend , reprising her role in the 2007 remake of the original Tomb Raider game, Tomb Raider: Anniversary , and again in 2008's Tomb Raider: Underworld . She has also recorded her lines for the arcade-style Tomb Raider game Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light , released in 2010. She returned to voice Lara again in Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light sequel Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris, released in 2014.
Tipping the Velvet is a 2002 BBC television drama serial based on the best-selling debut novel by Sarah Waters of the same name. It originally screened in three episodes on BBC Two and was produced for the BBC by the independent production company Sally Head Productions. It stars Rachael Stirling, Keeley Hawes, and Jodhi May.
Diana Dors was an English film actress and singer. She first came to public notice as a blonde bombshell in the style of American Marilyn Monroe, as promoted by her first husband, Dennis Hamilton, mostly via sex film-comedies and risqué modelling. After it turned out that Hamilton had been defrauding her, she continued to play up to her established image, and she made tabloid headlines with the parties reportedly held at her house. Later, she showed a genuine talent for TV, recordings, and cabaret, and gained new popularity as a regular chat-show guest.
The Blonde Bombshell was a two-part mini-series based on the life and death of actress Diana Dors. It was produced by LWT for ITV, and was first shown on 26 and 27 April 1999. Keeley Hawes played Dors during her early career (1945–1960) and Amanda Redman during her later years (1965–1984).
In 2007, Hawes was cast as Alex Drake in Ashes to Ashes , the spin-off from the hit BBC series Life on Mars . It told the story of a female police officer in service with London's Metropolitan Police, who, after being shot in 2008, inexplicably regains consciousness in 1981, having assimilated Sam Tyler's fantasies after being imprisoned in a coma. The series, broadcast in 2008, follows her fighting to wake up from the world of 1981 so she can get back to the present day and save her daughter. She was awarded the Best UK Television Actress Award in 2008 by the Glamour Awards for her role.In September 2009, Hawes filmed the final series. The finale aired in May and gained over seven million viewers.
In April 2008, Hawes began filming the BBC drama Mutual Friends and she appeared in That Mitchell and Webb Look . In 2009, she portrayed Det Supt Martha Lawson in a six-episode ITV series, Identity. In December 2010, she starred as Lady Agnes Holland in the three-episode relaunch of Upstairs, Downstairs . On 25 April 2011, Hawes narrated the documentary Kate and William: A Royal Love Story on BBC One, prior to the wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton. On 20 June 2011, she narrated the ITV1 documentary Four of a Kind as part of ITV's Extraordinary Families season. She appeared as Catherine Mundi in the fantasy adventure film Mariah Mundi and the Midas Box .
In 2014, she guest-starred as Ms. Delphox in the eighth series of Doctor Who .
Her performance as Detective Inspector Lindsay Denton in the BBC Two drama Line of Duty (2014–2016), was described in The Daily Telegraph as "the performance of 2014".
Hawes was number 38 on the 2018 Radio Times TV 100 list, determined by television executives and broadcasting veterans.
Hawes married DJand cartoonist Spencer McCallum in December 2001 when their son was almost two years old; they divorced in 2004. She married Matthew Macfadyen in November 2004 and their daughter was born the following month. Their second child was born in September 2006.
Hawes stated that she is bisexual in 2002, after working on the television adaptation of Tipping the Velvet .She later explained that "what I actually said was that everybody is probably perfectly capable of finding somebody of the same sex attractive, but I certainly haven't had any lesbian relationships". and in Radio Times she said, "maybe what I meant is that everyone is a little bit bisexual…. I've been married twice, both times to men".
Hawes began working with UNICEF in 2012; in 2017 she became a UNICEFambassador. Her main focus has been visiting Syrian refugee children and families living in the Za’atari refugee camp and host communities in Amman.
Hawes won the "Glamour Best UK Television Actress Award" in 2008 for her role in Ashes to Ashes . She was also nominated for a TV Choice Award for the same role, and for the Best Actress award at the 2009 Crime Thriller Awards.She received a Leading Actress nomination for her role on Line of Duty at the 2015 British Academy Television Awards. In 2019, she was nominated for the same award for Bodyguard and for Supporting Actress for Mrs Wilson .
|1996||The Moonstone||Rachel||Television film|
|1999||The Last September||Lois Farquar|
|2001||Othello||Dessie Brabant||Television film|
|2003||Chaos and Cadavers||Samantha Taggert|
|2005||A Cock and Bull Story||Elizabeth|
|2007||Death at a Funeral||Jane|
|2008||The Bank Job||Wendy Leather|
|2008||Flashbacks of a Fool||Adult Jessie|
|2013||Mariah Mundi and the Midas Box||Catherine Mundi|
|1989||Forever Green||Carol||Episode 3 (Season 1)|
|1992||The Ruth Rendell Mysteries||Sarah Mabledene||Episode: "Talking to Strange Men"|
|1996||Pie in the Sky||Stella Jackson||Episodes: "Devils on Horseback: Part 1 & Part 2"|
|1996||Karaoke||Linda Langer||Episode: "Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday"|
|1997||The Beggar Bride||Angela Harper|
|1998||Our Mutual Friend||Lizzie Hexam||4 episodes|
|1998||The Cater Street Hangman||Charlotte Ellison|
|1999||The Blonde Bombshell||Younger Diana Dors|
|1999||Wives and Daughters||Cynthia Kirkpatrick||4 episodes|
|2001||Murder in Mind||Deborah||Episode: "Sleeper"|
|2002||A Is for Acid||Gillian Rogers|
|2002||Me and Mrs Jones||Jane|
|2002||Tipping the Velvet||Kitty Butler|
|2003||Lucky Jim||Christine Callaghan|
|2003||The Canterbury Tales||Emily|
|2004||Sex & Lies||Kate|
|2004||The Murdoch Mysteries||Dr. Julia Ogden||Episodes: "Except the Dying", "Poor Tom Is Cold"|
|2005||ShakespeaRe-Told||Ella Macbeth||Episode: "Macbeth"|
|2005||Agatha Christie's Marple||Philippa Haymes||Episode: "A Murder Is Announced"|
|2005||Under the Greenwood Tree||Fancy Day|
|2005||The Best Man||Kate Sheldrake|
|2006||After Thomas||Nicola Graham|
|2006–2007||The Vicar of Dibley||Rosie Kennedy||Episodes: "The Handsome Stranger", "The Vicar in White"|
|2008–2010||Ashes to Ashes||DI Alex Drake||Main role|
|2010||Identity||DSI Martha Lawson|
|2010–2012||Upstairs, Downstairs||Lady Agnes Holland||Main role|
|2013||The Lady Vanishes||Mrs Todhunter||Television film|
|2013||The Tunnel||Suze Harcourt|
|2014–2016||Line of Duty||DI Lindsay Denton||Main role|
|2014||Doctor Who||Ms Delphox/Madame Karabraxos||Episode: "Time Heist"|
|2015||The Casual Vacancy||Samantha Mollison||Main role, miniseries|
|2016||Fungus The Bogeyman||Wendy Snow||Sky One miniseries|
|2016||The Hollow Crown||Queen Elizabeth||"Henry VI Part 2", "Richard III"|
|2016||The Missing||Gemma Webster||Main role|
|2016–2019||The Durrells||Louisa Durrell||Main role|
|2017||Inside No. 9||Louise||Episode: "Diddle Diddle Dumpling"|
|2018||The Coronation||Narrator||Voice role|
|2018||Bodyguard||Julia Montague||Main role; 3 episodes|
|2018||Mrs Wilson||Dorothy Wick||Miniseries|
|2019||Traitors||Priscilla Garrick||Main role|
|2019||Summer of Rockets||Kathleen Shaw||Miniseries|
|2019||Year of the Rabbit||Lydia||Miniseries|
|2011||Rocket to the Moon||Belle||Royal National Theatre|
|2013||Barking in Essex||Chrissie||Wyndham Theatre|
|2006||Tomb Raider: Legend||Lara Croft|
|2007||Tomb Raider: Anniversary|
|2008||Tomb Raider: Underworld|
|2009||Tomb Raider: Underworld – Beneath the Ashes|
|2009||Tomb Raider: Underworld – Lara's Shadow|
|2010||Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light|
|2014||Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris|
Tomb Raider, also known as Lara Croft: Tomb Raider between 2001 and 2007, is a media franchise that originated with an action-adventure video game series created by British gaming company Core Design. Formerly owned by Eidos Interactive, then by Square Enix after their acquisition of Eidos in 2009, the franchise focuses on a fictional British archaeologist Lara Croft, who travels around the world searching for lost artefacts and infiltrating dangerous tombs and ruins. The gameplay generally focuses around action-adventure exploration of environments, solving puzzles, navigating hostile environments filled with traps, and fighting numerous enemies. Additional media has grown up around the theme in the form of film adaptations, comics and novels.
Lara Croft: Tomb Raider is a 2001 action-adventure film based on the Tomb Raider video game series featuring the character Lara Croft, portrayed by Angelina Jolie. An international co-production between the United States, the United Kingdom, Japan and Germany, it was directed by Simon West and revolves around Lara Croft trying to obtain ancient artifacts from the Illuminati.
Lara Croft is a fictional character and the main protagonist of the video game franchise Tomb Raider. She is presented as a highly intelligent, athletic, and attractive English archaeologist who ventures into ancient tombs and hazardous ruins around the world. Created by a team at British developer Core Design that included Toby Gard, the character first appeared in the video game Tomb Raider in 1996.
Rhona Natasha Mitra is an English actress, model, singer, and songwriter of half-Indian, half-Irish descent.
Geoffrey Sax is a British film and television director, who has worked on a variety of drama productions in both the United Kingdom and the United States.
David Matthew Macfadyen is an English actor. He played MI5 Intelligence Officer Tom Quinn in the BBC television drama series Spooks, Mr. Darcy in the 2005 film of Pride & Prejudice and Daniel in the Frank Oz comedy Death at a Funeral. He also portrayed John Birt in the political drama Frost/Nixon, and Detective Inspector Edmund Reid in the BBC series Ripper Street. In 2015 he starred in the Sky Living series The Enfield Haunting as Guy Lyon Playfair.
Tomb Raider: Legend is an action-adventure video game developed by Crystal Dynamics and published by Eidos Interactive. It is the seventh entry in the Tomb Raider series and the first in a franchise reboot that reimagined the origins and character of series protagonist Lara Croft. The game released in 2006 for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 2, Xbox, Xbox 360, PlayStation Portable, GameCube, Game Boy Advance, Nintendo DS, and mobile phones. A PlayStation 3 port was released in 2011.
Nicola Walker is an English actress, known for her starring roles in various British television programmes from the 1990s onwards, including that of Ruth Evershed in the spy drama Spooks from 2003 to 2011. She has also worked in theatre, radio and film. She won the 2013 Olivier Award for Best Supporting Actress for the play The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, and has twice been nominated for the BAFTA TV Award for Best Supporting Actress for the BBC drama Last Tango in Halifax.
Karima Adebibe is a Moroccan-English actress and fashion model.
Tomb Raider: Anniversary is an action-adventure video game co-developed by Crystal Dynamics and Buzz Monkey Software. It was published by Eidos Interactive in 2007 for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 2, Xbox 360, PlayStation Portable, Wii and mobile phones. It was later ported to OS X in 2008 and PlayStation 3 in 2011. The eighth entry in the Tomb Raider series, Anniversary is a remake of the first Tomb Raider game released in 1996.
Shelley Blond is an English actress, voice actress, television presenter, and author.
Joanne Froggatt is an English actress of stage, television, and film. From 2010, she played lady's maid Anna Bates in all six seasons of the period drama Downton Abbey. For this role, she received three Primetime Emmy Award nominations for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series and won the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress on Television in 2014. In autumn 2017, she starred in the six-part suspense miniseries Liar, which aired on ITV in the UK and on SundanceTV in the U.S.
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Tomb Raider: Underworld is an action-adventure video game, the eighth instalment of the Tomb Raider series, following character Lara Croft. The story continues from the events in Tomb Raider: Legend as a direct sequel, but also addresses unexplained plot elements by association with Tomb Raider: Anniversary. Underworld was released by Eidos Interactive for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Wii, Nintendo DS and Microsoft Windows, in North America on 18 November 2008, Europe on 21 November 2008 and Australia on 5 December 2008. A PlayStation 2 port was released in Europe on 23 January 2009, with a US release on 3 March of that year. On 14 June 2012, Underworld was released on the Mac OS X by Feral Interactive. It is the third game in the series to be developed by Crystal Dynamics and is also the first Tomb Raider game to be released on the PlayStation 3, and the last Tomb Raider game to be released on the PlayStation 2. It is also the final Tomb Raider game to be released by Eidos Interactive; the rest of the series would be published by Square Enix after it acquired Eidos in late 2009. Developers implemented new features into the gameplay, such as the dual-target feature and an upgraded inventory system, using an Active Sonar map and a multi-purpose grappling hook. The game also features a hint system and a new melee combat system where Lara has the ability to battle her opponents using kicks and grapple pulls. Downloadable content was also released for the Xbox 360, where the player takes control of Lara and her doppelgänger in two new chapters.
Lara Pulver is an English actress. She has played Erin Watts in the British BBC spy drama Spooks, and Irene Adler on BBC's TV adaptation Sherlock. She won the 2016 Olivier Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Musical in the West End's revival of the hit Broadway musical Gypsy.
Tomb Raider is an action-adventure video game developed by Crystal Dynamics and published by Square Enix. Tomb Raider is the tenth title in the Tomb Raider franchise, and operates as a reboot that reconstructs the origins of Lara Croft. Tomb Raider was released on 5 March 2013 for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360, on 23 January 2014 for OS X, on 27 April 2016 for Linux, and on 7 March 2017 for Shield TV.
Camilla Anne Luddington is an English-American actress, best known for her role as protagonist Lara Croft in the video games Tomb Raider (2013), Rise of the Tomb Raider (2015) and Shadow of the Tomb Raider (2018), for which she provided the voice and motion capture for. She is also known for playing Kate Middleton in the Lifetime film William & Kate: The Movie (2011) and as Jo Karev (Wilson) in the ABC medical drama Grey's Anatomy.
Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris is an action-adventure game developed by Crystal Dynamics and published by Square Enix for Windows, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. It is the sequel to the 2010 video game Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light, and the second installment in Lara Croft spin-off series of the Tomb Raider franchise. The video game was announced at E3 2014 on 9 June. This game marks the last time English actress Keeley Hawes provides the voice for Lara Croft.
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