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Hayley Atwell (born 5.4.1982) Hayley Atwell is an English actress, working both in film and television.

Childhood: Hayley Atwell was born in London, to Allison and Grant Atwell. Her mother is a motivational speaker and her father a massage therapist, shaman and photographer. Allison is English and Grant is American. They separated when Hayley was two years old.

She was educated at the Sion-Manning Roman Catholic Girls' School in West London and she took her A Levels at the London Oratory School, before training at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama.

Career: Hayley Atwell's debut screen performance came in 2005, when she appeared in an advert for Pringles crisps. She also appeared in a number of TV films such as Mansfield Park and The Ruby in the Smoke.

Two years later, Hayley Atwell made her first major film breakthrough, when she appeared in the Woody Allen film, Cassandra's Dream, playing the role of a stage actress. The film also starred Ewan McGregor and Colin Farrell.

She was also employed in some radio dramas, including a Doctor Who adaptation, in which she played the role of Asha in Doctor Who: Blood of the Daleks on BBC 7.

In 2008, Hayley Atwell played the role of Bess Foster in The Duchess. Other notable actors in the film include Keira Knightley, Ralph Fiennes, Charlotte Rampling and Dominic Cooper. The same year, she appeared in Brideshead Revisited, playing Lady Julia Flyte. The film also featured Emma Thompson, Matthew Goode and Michael Gambon.

Atwell's West End debut came in 2009, when she appeared in Lindsay Posner's A View from the Bridge at the Duke of York's Theatre. She earned herself a Laurence Olivier award nomination for the performance. Later that year, in the TV series The Prisoner, Hayley Atwell landed the role of '415'. It was a remake of the 1960s show of the same name.

2011 saw Atwell playing the role of Peggy Carter in the superhero film Captain America: The First Avenger and she was named a 'Breakout Star to Watch for in 2011 by the MTV networks nextmovie.com site.



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Picture - Hayley Atwell and Ming-Na Wen... Chicago Illinois United States, Saturday 25th April 2015

Hayley Atwell and Ming-Na Wen - C2E2: Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo 2015 at McCormick Place at McCormick Place - Chicago, Illinois, United States - Saturday 25th April 2015

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Ant-Man Trailer


When you need someone to break into a place and steal something, a career cat burglar is your best bet. Scott Lang (Paul Rudd) is in jail, which isn't the best start, but when Dr. Hank Pym (Michael Douglas) needs a thief, Lang is still his man. Pym was once a miniature superhero known as Ant-Man, yet when Darren Cross (Corey Stoll) takes over his company and tries to mass-market the powerful Ant-Man suits, Pym hires Lang to break in and steal the suit back. From there, he must become the Ant-Man - no matter how much he hates the name.

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Hayley Atwell - Jameson Empire Film Awards 2015 at Grosvenor House - Arrivals at Grosvenor House Hotel, Jameson Empire Film Awards, Grosvenor House - London, United Kingdom - Sunday 29th March 2015

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Hayley Atwell - A host of stars were snapped on the red carpet as they arrived for the Jameson Empire Film Awards 2015 which were held at Grosvenor House in London, United Kingdom - Sunday 29th March 2015

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Picture - Hayley Atwell - A host... London United Kingdom, Sunday 29th March 2015

Hayley Atwell - A host of stars were snapped on the red carpet as they arrived for the Jameson Empire Film Awards 2015 which were held at Grosvenor House in London, United Kingdom - Sunday 29th March 2015

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Picture - Hayley Atwell - A host... London United Kingdom, Sunday 29th March 2015

Hayley Atwell - A host of stars were snapped on the red carpet as they arrived for the Jameson Empire Film Awards 2015 which were held at Grosvenor House in London, United Kingdom - Sunday 29th March 2015

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Cinderella - Extended Trailer


Cinderella is an uncommonly kind young woman, overcome with the loss of her dear father. Her kindness extends to rescuing a stag from the woods, who's being hunted by the Prince and his men. Her resolute opinions strongly affect the Prince, who's life and sense of self begins to change following their frosty first meeting. But as determined and feisty as she may be, she still finds herself unable to stand up for herself back home, where she is forced into doing the cooking and cleaning by her wicked stepmother Lady Tremaine and her daughters. That is until she is invited to a ball at the Prince's palace. With the help of her mysterious Fairy Godmother, she transforms into a Princess for the day and, lo and behold, the Prince falls heavily in love with her and will do everything he can to find her after she disappears. But, alas, there are others determined to stand in the way of their happiness.

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