Charlotte Riley

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Charlotte Riley
Charlotte Riley May 28, 2014 (cropped).jpg
Riley at the premiere of Edge of Tomorrow in May 2014
Born(1981-12-29) 29 December 1981 (age 33)
Grindon, Stockton-on-Tees, England[1]
OccupationActress
Years active2007–present
Spouse(s)Tom Hardy (2014–present)
 
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Charlotte Riley
Charlotte Riley May 28, 2014 (cropped).jpg
Riley at the premiere of Edge of Tomorrow in May 2014
Born(1981-12-29) 29 December 1981 (age 33)
Grindon, Stockton-on-Tees, England[1]
OccupationActress
Years active2007–present
Spouse(s)Tom Hardy (2014–present)

Charlotte Riley (born 29 December 1981) is an English actress. She is best known for her role as Sarah Hurst in Easy Virtue and as Catherine Earnshaw in ITV's adaptation of Wuthering Heights.[2]

Early life and education[edit]

Riley comes from County Durham and attended Teesside High School from age 9 until 18.[3] Riley later attended St Cuthbert's, Durham University from 2000-03, performing with the Durham Revue and in a number of plays and musicals and graduating with a degree in English and Linguistics; she also attended the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art from 2005 to 2007.[4]

Personal life[edit]

She became engaged to English actor Tom Hardy in 2009, whom she worked with in Wuthering Heights and The Take. The couple married in July 2014.[5][6]

Career[edit]

In 2004, Riley won the Sunday Times' Playwriting Award for Shaking Cecilia, which she co-wrote with Tiffany Wood.[7][8] She appeared in Edge of Tomorrow, starring Tom Cruise and Emily Blunt. She also appeared onstage at the Royal Court Theatre production of The Priory, by Michael Wynne,[9]

Filmography[edit]

YearNameRoleNotes
2007GrownupsChloeEpisode: "Send"
2007Holby CityTanya CusanEpisode: "Someone to Watch Over Me"
2008Survey No. 257EmmaShort film
2008Inspector George GentlyCarmel O'ShaughnessyEpisode: "The Burning Man"
2008Easy VirtueSarah Hurst
2009Wuthering HeightsCatherine EarnshawTelevision movie
2009The TakeMaggie Summers4 episodes
2009Spanish Flu: The Forgotten FallenPeggy LyttonTelevision movie
2009Marple: The Mirror Crack'd from Side to SideMargot BenceTelevision movie
2010Foyle's WarMandy DeanEpisode: "Killing Time"
2010–2011DCI BanksLucy Payne3 episodes
2012The TownAlice3 episodes
2012World Without EndCaris8 episodes
Nominated—Saturn Award for Best Actress on Television
2012EntityKate Hansen
2014Edge of Tomorrow[10]Nance
2014Jonathan Strange & Mr NorrellArabella
2014Peaky BlindersMay Carleton
2014Heart of the SeaPeggyFilming
2015London Has FallenFilming

References[edit]

  1. ^ Profile, gazettelive.co.uk; accessed 21 October 2014.
  2. ^ CHARLOTTE RILEY, Screen Daily (10 July 2008)
  3. ^ Desira, Joanna. "Charlotte Riley becomes star of stage and screen", Evening Gazette, 3 November 2008.
  4. ^ Charlotte Riley profile, lamda.org.uk; accessed 21 October 2014.
  5. ^ Katy Forrester (21 September 2014). "Tom Hardy 'secretly married' fiancée Charlotte in France TWO months ago - they kept that quiet". Mirror. Retrieved 21 October 2014. 
  6. ^ Lauren Smith (22 September 2014). "Tom Hardy got married in secret-two months ago". Glamour. Retrieved 21 October 2014. 
  7. ^ Hewison, Robert.Student Drama, The Sunday Times (18 April 2004)
  8. ^ Barker, Andy. New Heights, Evening Standard (4 December 2008)
  9. ^ Review of The Priory, guardian.co.uk, 27 November 2009; accessed 21 October 2014.
  10. ^ "Charlotte Riley Joins Tom Cruise In All You Need Is Kill". CinemaBlend.com. 2012-08-24. Retrieved 2013-03-10. 

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