Keeley Hawes

Keeley Hawes

  • Born on
    • February 10th, 1976
Keeley Hawes is an English actress, born in London and educated at the Sylvia Young Theatre School. She began her career 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). 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.

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Acting (40 Credits)

2021To Olivia as Patricia Neal
2021Finding Alice as Alice
2021It’s a Sin as Valerie Tozer
2020Rebecca as Beatrice
2020Misbehaviour as Julia Morley
2020Honour as DCI Caroline Goode
2019Summer of Rockets as Kathleen Shaw
2019Traitors as Priscilla Garrick
2019Year of the Rabbit as Lydia
2018Bodyguard (2018) as Julia Montague
2016The Durrells as Louisa Durrell
2015High-Rise as Ann RoyalWatch Free
2015The Casual Vacancy as Samantha Mollison
2014The Missing as Gemma Webster
2013The Lady Vanishes as Mrs Todhunter
2013The Adventurer: The Curse of the Midas Box as Catherine Mundi
2013Ambassadors as Jennifer
2010Identity as DSI Martha Lawson
2010Upstairs, Downstairs (2010) as Lady Agnes Holland
2008Flashbacks of a Fool as Jesse ScottWatch Free
2008The Bank Job as Wendy Leather
2008Ashes to Ashes as Alex Drake
2007Death at a Funeral as Jane
2006After Thomas as Nicola Graham
2005Under the Greenwood Tree as Fancy Day
2005Macbeth as Ella Macbeth
2005Tristram Shandy: A Cock and Bull Story as Elizabeth Shandy / Keeley Hawes
2004The Murdoch Mysteries (2004) as Dr. Julia Ogden
2002Tipping the Velvet as Kitty Butler
2002A Is for Acid as Gillian Rogers
2002Tipping the Velvet as Kitty Butler
2001Othello as Dessie Brabant
2000Complicity as YvonneWatch Free
1999The Last September as Lois Farquar
1999Wives and Daughters as Cynthia Kirkpatrick
1998The Avengers as Tamara
1998Our Mutual Friend as Lizzie Hexam
1996Cold Lazarus as Linda Langer
1996Karaoke as Linda Langer
1994Pie in the Sky as Stella Jackson


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