Polly Walker is a British actress whose career began with a ballet stage. The performer was realized as an artist of cinema and television. In her filmography, there are secondary roles and central characters from popular projects.
Childhood and youth
Polly was born in the British town of Warrington on May 19, 1966 in the family of a hotel manager and school teacher. The girl had two sisters and a brother. From her youth, Walker was fond of choreography. She attended dance classes while studying at Silverdale School, and then became a student of the Rambert Ballet School. Having received a certificate at the age of 16, the girl planned to connect her biography with choreography.
Dreams were destroyed by the trauma that happened when the dancer was 18 years old. Polly could no longer do what she loved, so she decided to change priorities and realize the dramatic potential as an actress. She became a student at the London School of Theater, and then enrolled in the Royal Shakespeare Company. At first, the girl was given episodic roles, but she did not despair and was looking for an opportunity for career growth on television.
In her youth, the actress attracted the attention of men. The result of her romantic relationship was a son and daughter. Giorgio was born in 1993, and Delilah – in 2000. In 2008, Polly Walker became the wife of a colleague – actor Lawrence Penry-Jones. Now, with her husband and children, the artist lives in the United States.
Polly does not have an verified Instagram account where she would post a photo. The actress prefers not to share with the public the news of her personal life.
The woman’s height is 170 cm and weight is 58 kg.
The debut work for the artist was embodied in the frame of the heroine of the series “Storyboard” and “Battle Rules”. Television directors drew attention to a talented girl and gradually began to invite Polly to collaborate. Walker starred in the movie “Lorna Dun”, based on the novel by Richard Blackmore. Clive Owen and Sean Bean became partners in the HR executive . She also took part in the work on the Second Screen and Poirot Agatha Christie projects .
In the art drama “Kabuto”, released in 1991, Polly played one of the main characters. Following the premieres of the films “Equilibrists” and “Witching Noon.” The second became the nominee for the main movie award – Oscar. In it, Walker embodied an elegant aristocrat, saturated with the attention of fans.
Recognition of the public and critics, the artist achieved after the release of the thriller “Games of the Patriots”. The premiere of the film took place in 1992. The partner of the actress who played the main role was Harrison Ford . The performer secured success by starring in the thrillers Process and Sliver. She was able to demonstrate the diversity of her role in the film adaptation of the novel “Emma” by Jane Austen
Polly Walker now
In 2020, the premiere of the television series “Bridgerton”, in which the artist was involved.
- 1989 – Storyboard
- 1990 – Poirot Agatha Christie
- 1992 – “Games of the Patriots”
- 1997 – Robinson Crusoe
- 2003 – The Big Game
- 2005 – 2007 – “Rome”
- 2007 – “Miss Marple Agatha Christie”
- 2009 – 2010 – Caprica
- 2010 – Clash of the Titans
- 2012 – John Carter
- 2012 – The Mentalist
- 2019 – Pennyworth
- 2020 – The Bridgerton