Birthday: 15th May
Nicola Walker is an English actress, known for her starring roles in various British television programmes from the 1990s onwards, including that of Ruth Evershed in the spy drama Spooks from 2003 to 2011 and DCI Cassie Stuart in Unforgotten from 2015 to 2021. She has also worked in theatre, radio and film. She won the 2013 Olivier Award for Best Supporting Actress for the play The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, and has twice been nominated for the BAFTA TV Award for Best Supporting Actress for the BBC drama Last Tango in Halifax.
BAFTA AWARD NOMINATIONS: 2
2017 - Best TV Supporting Actress - LAST TANGO IN HALIFAX
2014 - Best TV Supporting Actress - LAST TANGO IN HALIFAX
WATCH NICOLA WALKER THIS WEEK
Sunday 21st August & Monday 22nd August, BBC1, 9:00pm
Drama starring Walker and Sean Bean. Emma attends a legal conference with her boss, Jamie, while Ian waits at home, worried about what she's doing. As the day goes on, Emma starts to see a new side to Jamie and is left with the choice of whether to go back to his room at the end of the night. Jessica meets a new friend who could turn out to be something more, while Emma and Ian come to a new understanding together and Ian finds a way to move forward.
Weeknights, ITV4, 10:00pm
Walker stars in this popular British police drama.
Walker as a vicar in this BBC crime drama.
ON AMAZON PRIME...
A classic British TV spy series starring Walker amongst the ensemble cast.
What's your favourite Nicola Walker performance?
Make sure you are booked in for this week's DRAMA CLASSES
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