Charlotte Riley

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Charlotte Riley
Born(1981-12-29) 29 December 1981 (age 31)
County Durham
OccupationActress
Years active2007-present
Partner(s)Tom Hardy (2009–present)
 
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Charlotte Riley
Born(1981-12-29) 29 December 1981 (age 31)
County Durham
OccupationActress
Years active2007-present
Partner(s)Tom Hardy (2009–present)

Charlotte Riley (born 29 December 1981) is an English actress. She is best known for her role Sarah Hurst in Easy Virtue and as Catherine Earnshaw in ITV's adaptation of Wuthering Heights.[1]

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Personal life

Riley comes from County Durham. She attended the private Teesside High School from age nine until eighteen.[2] Riley then attended St Cuthbert's Society, Durham University from 2000 to 2003, 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.[3]

Riley is engaged to actor Tom Hardy and lives in London.[4]

Career

In 2004, Riley won the Sunday Times' Playwriting Award for the play Shaking Cecilia, which she co-wrote with her university friend, and Durham Revue co-star, Tiffany Wood.[5][6]

Riley is currently working on All You Need is Kill co-starring Tom Cruise and Emily Blunt.

She also has been in the Royal Court's The Priory by Michael Wynne[7] for which she has had a number of positive reviews.

Filmography

YearFilmRoleNotes
2007GrownupsChloeTV series (1 episode: "Send")
2007Holby CityTanya CusanTV series (1 episode: "Someone to Watch Over Me")
2008Survey No. 257Emma
2008George Gently: The Burning ManCarmel O'Shaughnessy
2008Easy VirtueSarah Hurst
2009Wuthering HeightsCatherine Earnshaw
2009The TakeMaggie Summers
2009Spanish Flu: The Forgotten FallenPeggy Lytton
2009Marple: The Mirror Crack'd from Side to SideMargot Bence
2010Foyle's WarMandy DeanTV series (1 episode: "Killing Time")
2010DCI BanksLucy PayneTV series (3 episodes)
2012The TownAliceTV mini-series
2012World Without EndCarisTV mini-series

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