On television, her performance as Anne Elliott in the ITV production of Jane Austen's Persuasion won the Golden Nymph Award for Best Actress at the Monte Carlo Television Festival in 2007. Other television credits include leading roles in Simon Curtis's adaptation of Patrick Hamilton's 20,000 Streets Under the Sky; Tipping the Velvet; Byron, in which she played Mary Shelley; The Young Visitors, directed by David Yates, in which she starred opposite Jim Broadbent; Fingersmith; and two series of Little Britain. She recently played the leading role in Marc Munden's Shiny, Shiny Bright New Hole in My Heart for the BBC.
Notable London stage appearances include Howard Davies's production of Lorca's The House of Bernarda Alba at the National Theatre, and Ian Rickson's production of Jez Butterworth's The Winterling at the Royal Court.
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Sally Hawkins Facts
|Birthday||April 27, 1976 (42)|
|Birthplace||Dulwich, London, England, United Kingdom|
|Height||5' 5" (1m65) How tall is Sally Hawkins compared to you?|
|Awards||2009 Golden Globe Awards: Best Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy (for Happy-Go-Lucky)|
|Shiny Shiny Bright New Hole In My Heart (2006) as Nathalie|
|Fingersmith (2005) -mini as Sue Trinder|
|Twenty Thousand Streets Under The Sky (2005) -mini as Ella|
|Bunk Bed Boys (2004) -movie as Helen|
|Layer Cake (2004) as Slasher|
|Vera Drake (2004) as Susan|
|Byron (2003) -movie as Mary Shelley|
|Promoted To Glory (2003) -movie as Lisa|
|The Young Visiters (2003) -movie as Rosalind|
|All Or Nothing (2002) as Samantha Cope (breakthrough)|
|Tipping the Velvet (2002) -mini as Zena Blake|