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Sally Hawkins Biography
English actress Sally Hawkins won an Oscar nomination for her lead role in the 2017 film The Shape of Water.
Before that, she was best known as Hoppy, the main character in the comedy Happy-Go-Lucky, even after getting an Oscar nomination for her supporting role in Blue Jasmine (2013).
A 1998 graduate of the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, she worked in the London theater before jumping into film and television with All or Nothing (2002) and the miniseries Fingersmith (2005) and Twenty Thousand Streets Under the Sky (2005).
She broke out on the big screen in 2008 as Poppy, the lead in the Mike Leigh film Happy-Go-Lucky, winning a Golden Globe for best actress in a comedy.
Her other films include Layer Cake (2004, starring Daniel Craig), Woody Allen’s Cassandra’s Dream (2007), An Education (2009, starring Carey Mulligan) and Never Let Me Go (2010, with Mulligan and Keira Knightley).
Something in Common with Sally Hawkins
- Actors born in England (130)