Keeley Hawes Biography
Keeley Hawes (Keeley Clare Julia Hawes) an English actress who first joined the entertainment industry as a model and then began acting in literary adaptations like Our Mutual Friend (1998), Wives and Daughters (1999), Tipping the Velvet (2002), and The Canterbury Tales (2003).
Keeley Hawes Age
Hawes was born on 10 February 1976 in Marylebone, London, United Kingdom.
Keeley Hawes Career
She underwent speech and drama training at the Sylvia Young Theatre School. While doing work experience at Cosmopolitan she was approached on the street by a modeling scout and signed up by Select Model Management.
Keeley Hawes first came into the public eye in the 1990s, having supporting roles in Troublemakers, Dennis Potter’s Karaoke (1995), Heartbeat (1995), The Beggar Bride (1997), and as the young Diana Dors in the biopic The Blonde Bombshell (1999).
Hawes appeared in several BBC adaptations of classic and modern literature, including Our Mutual Friend (1998), Wives and Daughters (1999), Tipping the Velvet (2002).
From 2002 to 2004, she appeared as Zoe Reynolds in the spy drama series Spooks. In 2003, she appeared in the BBC’s re-telling of The Canterbury Tales. From 2006 to 2007, she appeared in the British comedy The Vicar of Dibley. She also appeared in the 2007 comedy Death at a Funeral.
In 2007, Hawes appeared in Ashes to Ashes. She was awarded the Best UK Television Actress Award in 2008 by the Glamour Awards for her role. In April 2008, Hawes began filming the BBC drama Mutual Friends. In 2009, she portrayed Det Supt Martha Lawson in a six-episode ITV series, Identity. In December 2010, she starred in the three-episode relaunch of Upstairs, Downstairs.
On 25 April 2011, Hawes narrated the documentary Kate and William: A Royal Love Story on BBC One. On 20 June 2011, she narrated the ITV1 documentary Four of a Kind as part of ITV’s Extraordinary Families season.
Keeley Hawes Net Worth
Hawes has an estimated net worth of $19million.
Keeley Hawes Bodyguard
Bodyguard is a British police political-thriller television series. The series was created and written by Jed Mercurio and produced by World Productions as part of ITV Studios for the BBC.
Hawes portrays The Rt. Hon. Julia Montague MP, the Home Secretary and Conservative Party Member of Parliament for Thames West. Both Montague’s political ambition and her controversial “Snoopers’ Charter” RIPA 18 bill, which infringes civil liberties, leave her with many enemies.
Keeley Hawes Movies and TV Shows
- Bodyguard – Since 2018
- The Durrells – 2016 – 2019
- Ashes to Ashes – 2008 – 2010
- Line of Duty – Since 2012
- Spooks – 2002 – 2011
- Tipping the Velvet – 2002
- Death at a Funeral – 2007
- The Missing – 2014 – 2016
- The Bank Job – 2008
- Traitors – 2019
- Wilson – 2018
- Summer of Rockets – 2019
- Upstairs Downstairs – 2010 – 2012
- The Vicar of Dibley – 1994 – 2007
- Wives and Daughters – 1999
- Under the Greenwood Tree – 2005
- Our Mutual Friend – 1998
- The Casual Vacancy – 2015
- Misbehaviour – 2020
- A Cock and Bull Story – 2005
- Complicity – 2000
- Year of the Rabbit – Since 2019
- The Hollow Crown – 2012 – 2016
- High-Rise – 2015
- The Last September – 1999
- The Adventurer: The Curse of the Midas Box – 2013
- Flashbacks of a Fool – 2008
- After Thomas – 2006
- The Avengers – 1998
- Pie in the Sky – 1994 – 1997
- The Lady Vanishes – 2013
- The Moonstone – 1997
- The Blonde Bombshell – 1999
- Mutual Friends – 2008
- Othello – 2001
- Ambassadors – 2013
- The Canterbury Tales – 2003
- The Beggar Bride – 1997
- Chaos and Cadavers – 2003
- A Is for Acid – 2002
- Rebecca – 2020
- Fungus the Bogeyman – Since 2015
- Identity – 2010
- Upstairs, Downstairs – 1971 – 1975
- Me & Mrs. Jones – 2002
- The Cater Street Hangman – 1998
- Lucky Jim – 2003
- The Murdoch Mysteries (2004) – Since 2004
- Karaoke – Since 1996
- Except the Dying – 2004
- Escola de Orangotangos
Keeley Hawes Height and Weight
Hawes stands tall at a height of 5ft 8 ½ (174 cm) and weighs 66 kgs or 145 lbs.
Keeley Hawes Family
Hawes shared an interview in 2011 of her parents as lovely human beings. The household was of three bedrooms, being shared by six members of the family. She was brought up in Marylebone, London, with her parents and brother, Jamie Hawes.
Keeley Hawes Husband
Hawes was married to the DJ and cartoonist Spencer McCallum in December 2001. The pair later divorced in 2004. In November 2004, she again got married Matthew Macfadyen, her Spooks co-star.
Macfadyen an English actor who has featured in film, television, and theatre. He is well recognized for his performance as Mr. Darcy in Joe Wright’s Pride & Prejudice (2005).
Keeley Hawes Children
Hawes has three children named Maggie Macfadyen Ralph Macfadyen and Myles McCallum. She as well had a son, Myles with Spencer McCallum.
Keeley Hawes Lesbian
Bavk in 2002, after featuring on the television adaptation of Tipping the Velvet, Hawes was quoted in interviews with Diva magazine and Radio Times as saying that she is bisexual.
Later, in a Daily Mail article, she explained that “what I actually said was that everybody is probably perfectly capable of finding somebody of the same sex attractive, but I certainly haven’t had any lesbian relationships”, and in Radio Times, she said, “maybe what I meant is that everyone is a little bit bisexual … I’ve been married twice, both times to men”.