Hayley Atwell is a British and American actress who came to limelight for her role as Elizabeth “Bess” Foster in the 2008 drama The Duchess. She is best known for her portrayal of Peggy Carter in Marvel Cinematic Universe films and television series.
Hayley Elizabeth Atwell
British and American
Birthday / Date of Birth
Hayley Atwell was born on 5 April 1982, in London, England, UK.
She’s currently 36 years old.
Her ancestry is English, Irish and American.
Hayley attended Sion-Manning Roman Catholic Girls’ School in London. She took A-Levels at the London Oratory School.
Hayley was later admitted to the Guildhall School of Music and Drama where she studied for three years, graduating in 2005.
- Father – Grant Atwell (Massage Therapist, Photographer, Shaman)
- Mother – Allison (née Cain)
- Siblings – She’s the only child to her parents.
Hayley Atwell began dating television writer Gabriel Bisset-Smith after being friends for seven years. This was her long term relationship with anyone, but they broke out in early 2012.
She was in a relationship with musician and model Evan Jones from 2014 to 2015.
- In feet – 5 feet 7 inches
- In centimeters – 170 cm
- In meters – 1.7 m
- In Kilograms – 68 kg
- In Pounds – 150 lbs
- Measurements – 37-27-36
- Bust – 37 inches
- Waist – 27 inches
- Hip – 36 inches
- Bra Size – 34C
She wears a size 10 (US) shoe.
Her dress size is 8 (US).
- Warm smile
- Curvaceous figure
Atwell earned her first acting credit in 2007, playing stage actress Angela Stark in Woody Allen’s film Cassandra’s Dream.
Hayley was cast as Catherine “Cat” Fedden in the BBC drama series The Line of Beauty. She appeared in just three episodes of the series.
Best known for her films like Cassandra’s Dream (2007), The Duchess (2008), and The Pillars of the Earth (2010).
Starring as Peggy Carter in a number of Marvel’s Cinematic Universe films and TV shows.
Hayley Atwell Favorites
- Favorite Place – New York
- Favorite Drive – From Los Angeles to Los Gatos in California
- Favorite Hotel – The Four Seasons in Mexico City
- Favorite Place in the British Isles – Glencoe in the Scottish Highlands
- Favorite Color – Green
Hayley Atwell Net Worth
Hayley has a total net worth of $3 million dollars.
Social Media Profiles
She has refrained herself from social media.
Hayley Atwell Facts
Atwell tuned vegetarian when she was 8 after seeing Loyd Grossman put a live lobster into boiling water.
She is good friends with Emma Thompson and Chris Evans.
Atwell’s first on-screen role was in a television commercial for Pringles potato crisps.
She auditioned for the role of Dr. Carol Marcus in Star Trek: Into Darkness (2013) which went to Alice Eve.
She and actress Lily James share the same birth date. Atwell is seven years her senior. Although she played Lily James’s mother in Cinderella (2015).
For her role as Peggy Carter in Captain America: The First Avenger in 2010, Atwell took a three-month course in art history and haiku at the Open University.