Sally Hawkins

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Sally Cecilia Hawkins

Birthplace: Dulwich, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
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Daughter of Private and Private

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About Sally Hawkins

Sally Cecilia Hawkins (born 27 April 1976) is an English actress. She made her film debut in Mike Leigh's All or Nothing in 2002. She continued working with Leigh, appearing in a supporting role in Vera Drake (2004) and taking the lead in Happy-Go-Lucky (2008), for which she won several awards including the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Comedy or Musical and the Silver Bear for Best Actress at the 58th Berlin International Film Festival.

She next starred in Made in Dagenham (2010) and Paddington (2014). She appeared in two Woody Allen films, Cassandra's Dream (2007) and Blue Jasmine (2013), for which she received nominations for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role and Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture, winning the Empire Award for Best Supporting Actress. In 2017, she played the lead role of a mute woman in the fantasy film The Shape of Water, to universal acclaim, and received several accolades, including nominations for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Drama and Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role.

Hawkins has appeared in many stage productions with the Royal Court Theatre, and in 2010 she made her Broadway debut in Mrs. Warren's Profession.

On television, she starred in the BBC adaptations of Tipping The Velvet as Zena Blake, and Fingersmith (2005) as Sue Trinder. She also appeared in ITV's Persuasion (2007) as Anne Elliot.

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Sally Hawkins's Timeline

April 27, 1976
Greater London, England, United Kingdom