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Keeley Hawes

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Keeley Hawes
Hawes in 2014
Claire Julia Hawes

(1976-02-10) 10 February 1976 (age 48)
Paddington, London, England
Alma materSylvia Young Theatre School
Occupation(s)Actress, producer
Years active1989–present

Keeley Hawes (born 10 February 1976) is an English actress and singer. She played on The Durrells. She won an award in 2017 for best actress in the Durrells.

Early life[change | change source]

She was born on 10 February 1976 in Marylebone at St Mary's Hospital, London. She is the youngest of four children.[1] As a teenager she worked in different part-time jobs such as a casino, Sainsbury's and McDonald’s. Once a modelling scout came to her in Oxford Street. She started working with a Select Model Management. She worked with teen magazine Shout, and became a fashion intern for Cosmopolitan. She was first asked to audition for a film during this period.[2]

Career[change | change source]

Hawes started acting in 1989. In the 1990s she played roles in Heartbeat (1995), Troublemakers, Dennis Potter's Karaoke (1995) and The Beggar Bride (1997). Her first film role was in the 1998, she played Tamara in The Avengers.[1]

In 2012, Keeley Hawes started to work with UNICEF.[3][4][5]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Lewis, Roz. "Time and place: Keeley Hawes". The Times. ISSN 0140-0460. Retrieved 2021-11-04.
  2. "BBC - Spooks - Keeley Hawes Actor Info". www.bbc.co.uk. Retrieved 2021-11-04.
  3. "Keeley Hawes, UNICEF UK Ambassador". Unicef UK. Archived from the original on 2021-10-26. Retrieved 2021-10-26.
  4. "Worlds apart ... but working together". HeraldScotland. Retrieved 2021-10-26.
  5. "Soccer Aid 2016 raises record amount for Unicef UK". ITV. Retrieved 2021-10-26.

Other websites[change | change source]

Keeley Hawes on IMDb