Keeley Hawes (born as Claire Hawes) is a British actress born in London, England on February 10th, 1976. Educated at the Sylvia Young Theatre School, Hawes 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 (2008-10), for which she won a Glamour Award.
Keeley Hawes subsequently played leading roles in the 2010 revival of Upstairs, Downstairs, the limited series The Casual Vacancy (2015) and The Missing (2016) and the ITV dramedy The Durrells of Corfu (2016-present).
She reteamed with Mercurio for the 2018 thriller Bodyguard (2018), in which she played fictitious Home Secretary Julia Montague. Outside of television, Hawes has appeared in films including Death at a Funeral (2007) and High-Rise (2015) and provided the voice of Lara Croft in a series of Tomb Raider video games.
Keeley Hawes is married to Matthew Macfadyen and they have three children.
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