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Harriet Walter


Harriet Walter was born on September 24, 1950 in London, England as Harriet Mary Walter. She is an actress, known for Babel (2006), Atonement (2007) and Sense and Sensibility (1995). She has been married to Guy Paul since May 21, 2011. See full bio »

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Known For

Babel
Babel Lilly
(2006)
Atonement
Atonement Emily Tallis
(2007)
Sense and Sensibility
Sense and Sensibility Fanny Dashwood
(1995)
Star Wars: The Force Awakens
(2015)

Filmography

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 2018 My Dinner with Hervé (TV Movie) (post-production)
Baskin
 2017 Black Sails (TV Series)
Marion Guthrie
- XXXVIII. (2017) ... Marion Guthrie
- XXXVI. (2017) ... Marion Guthrie
- XXXV. (2017) ... Marion Guthrie
 2017 Call the Midwife (TV Series)
Sister Ursula
- Episode #6.3 (2017) ... Sister Ursula
- Episode #6.2 (2017) ... Sister Ursula
- Episode #6.1 (2017) ... Sister Ursula
 2017 The Sense of an Ending
Margaret Webster
 2016 The Sonnet Project (TV Series)
- Sonnet #125 (2016)
 2016 The Crown (TV Series)
Clemmie Churchill / Clementine Churchill
- Assassins (2016) ... Clementine Churchill
- Scientia Potentia Est (2016) ... Clemmie Churchill
- Gelignite (2016) ... Clemmie Churchill
- Smoke and Mirrors (2016) ... Clemmie Churchill
- Act of God (2016) ... Clemmie Churchill
 2016 Mindhorn
Agent
 2016/II Denial
Vera Reich
 2015 Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Dr. Kalonia
 2015 London Spy (TV Mini-Series)
Claire
- If This Is a Lie (2015) ... Claire
- I Know (2015) ... Claire
- Blue (2015) ... Claire
 2013-2015 Downton Abbey (TV Series)
Lady Shackleton
- Episode #6.8 (2015) ... Lady Shackleton
- Episode #6.4 (2015) ... Lady Shackleton
- Episode #5.1 (2014) ... Lady Shackleton
- Episode #4.1 (2013) ... Lady Shackleton
 2015/I Man Up
Fran
 2014 The Listener (Short)
Brendanowicz
 2014 Suite Française
Viscountess de Montmort
 2014 The Assets (TV Mini-Series)
Jeanne Vertefeuille
- The Straw Poll (2014) ... Jeanne Vertefeuille
- Avenger (2014) ... Jeanne Vertefeuille
- A Small Useless Truth (2014) ... Jeanne Vertefeuille
- Check Mate (2014) ... Jeanne Vertefeuille
- What's Done Is Done (2014) ... Jeanne Vertefeuille
 2009-2014 Law & Order: UK (TV Series)
Natalie Chandler
- Pride (2014) ... Natalie Chandler
- Fault Lines (2011) ... Natalie Chandler
- Dawn Till Dusk (2011) ... Natalie Chandler
- Line Up (2011) ... Natalie Chandler
- Trial (2011) ... Natalie Chandler
 2013 By Any Means (TV Series)
Sally Walker
- Episode #1.4 (2013) ... Sally Walker
 2013 Heading Out (TV Series)
Angela
- Episode #1.6 (2013) ... Angela
- Episode #1.1 (2013) ... Angela
 2005-2013 Midsomer Murders (TV Series)
Diana Davenport / Margaret Winstanley
- Death and the Divas (2013) ... Diana Davenport
- Orchis Fatalis (2005) ... Margaret Winstanley
 2012 The Domino Effect
Ann
 2012 The Wedding Video
Alex
 2012 Simon Schama's Shakespeare (TV Mini-Series)
- Hollow Crowns (2012)
- This England (2012)
 2012 A Royal Affair
Augusta - Princess of Wales
 2011/IV The Door (Short)
Woman with Sorrowful Eyes
 2010-2011 This September (TV Series)
Isobel Balmerino
- The Scandal (2011) ... Isobel Balmerino
- The Reunion (2011) ... Isobel Balmerino
- Family Secret (2010) ... Isobel Balmerino
- A Healing Heart (2010) ... Isobel Balmerino
 2009 From Time to Time
Lady Gresham
 2009 The Young Victoria
Queen Adelaide
 2009 Chéri
La Loupiote
 2009 A Short Stay in Switzerland (TV Movie)
Clare
 2009 Hunter (TV Mini-Series)
ACC Jenny Griffin / DSI Barclay's Boss
- Episode #1.2 (2009) ... ACC Jenny Griffin
- Episode #1.1 (2009) ... DSI Barclay's Boss
 2009 Morris: A Life with Bells On
Professor Compton Chamberlayne
 2008 Abraham's Point
Ms. Nemeth
 2008 Little Dorrit (TV Mini-Series)
Mrs. Gowan
- Episode #1.10 (2008) ... Mrs. Gowan
- Episode #1.7 (2008) ... Mrs. Gowan
- Episode #1.6 (2008) ... Mrs. Gowan
 2008 Agatha Christie's Poirot (TV Series)
Miss Bulstrode
- Cat Among the Pigeons (2008) ... Miss Bulstrode
 2008 Broken Lines
Leah
 2008 10 Days to War (TV Series)
Anne Campbell
- Failure Is Not an Option (2008) ... Anne Campbell
 2008 Fairy Tales (TV Mini-Series)
Charlotte Brooks
- Cinderella (2008) ... Charlotte Brooks
 2008 The Palace (TV Series)
Joanna Woodward
- Episode #1.1 (2008) ... Joanna Woodward
 2007 Ballet Shoes (TV Movie)
Dr. Smith
 2007 Five Days: Revised Final Episode (Video short)
ACC Jenny Griffin
 2007 Atonement
Emily Tallis
 2007 Five Days (TV Mini-Series)
ACC Jenny Griffin
- Day Seventy Nine (2007) ... ACC Jenny Griffin
- Day Three (2007) ... ACC Jenny Griffin
- Day One (2007) ... ACC Jenny Griffin (uncredited)
 2007 Trial & Retribution (TV Series)
The Judge
- Paradise Lost: Part 1 (2007) ... The Judge
 2006 Doctors (TV Series)
Annie Fenton
- One Part TLC, Two Parts Shoe Leather (2006) ... Annie Fenton
- Count on Me (2006) ... Annie Fenton
- Blaze of Glory (2006) ... Annie Fenton
- All You Need Is... (2006) ... Annie Fenton
 2006/I Babel
Lilly
 2006 Agatha Christie's Marple (TV Series)
Duchess of Malfi
- Sleeping Murder (2006) ... Duchess of Malfi
 2005 Messiah: The Harrowing (TV Mini-Series)
Professor Robb
- Episode #1.3 (2005) ... Professor Robb
- Episode #1.2 (2005) ... Professor Robb
- Episode #1.1 (2005) ... Professor Robb
 2005 New Tricks (TV Series)
Madeline
- Trust Me (2005) ... Madeline
 2005 Chromophobia
Penelope Aylesbury
 2004 MI-5 (TV Series)
Deep Throat
- Episode #3.3 (2004) ... Deep Throat (uncredited)
 2003 Frankenstein: Birth of a Monster (TV Movie)
Mary Wollstonecraft
 2003 Bright Young Things
Lady Metroland
 2003 My Uncle Silas (TV Mini-Series)
Pamela Farrell
- Shandy Lil (2003) ... Pamela Farrell
 2002 George Eliot: A Scandalous Life (TV Movie)
Mary Ann Evans / George Eliot
 2002 Villa des roses
Olive Burrell
 2001 Macbeth (TV Movie)
Lady Macbeth
 2001 Waking the Dead (TV Series)
Annie Keel
- A Simple Sacrifice: Part 2 (2001) ... Annie Keel
- A Simple Sacrifice: Part 1 (2001) ... Annie Keel
 2000 Black Cab (TV Series)
Jane
- Busy Body (2000) ... Jane
 1999 Onegin
Madame Larina
 1999 Dalziel and Pascoe (TV Series)
Mary Waddell
- Time to Go (1999) ... Mary Waddell
 1998-1999 Unfinished Business (TV Series)
Amy
- Episode #2.6 (1999) ... Amy
- Episode #2.5 (1999) ... Amy
- Episode #2.4 (1999) ... Amy
- Episode #2.3 (1999) ... Amy
- Episode #2.2 (1999) ... Amy
 1999 The Magical Legend of the Leprechauns (TV Mini-Series)
Queen Morag
- Episode #1.2 (1999) ... Queen Morag
- Episode #1.1 (1999) ... Queen Morag
 1998 Norman Ormal: A Very Political Turtle (TV Movie)
Felicity Ormal
 1998 Bedrooms and Hallways
Sybil
 1998 The Governess
Mrs. Cavendish
 1997 A Dance to the Music of Time (TV Mini-Series)
Mildred
- The Thirties (1997) ... Mildred
 1997 A Merry War
Julia Comstock
 1996 The Leading Man
Liz Flett
 1995 Sense and Sensibility
Fanny Dashwood
 1994 Hard Times (TV Mini-Series)
Rachel
- Episode #1.4 (1994) ... Rachel
- Episode #1.3 (1994) ... Rachel
- Episode #1.2 (1994) ... Rachel
- Episode #1.1 (1994) ... Rachel
 1993 Performance (TV Series)
Mrs. Dorothy Maitland
- The Maitlands (1993) ... Mrs. Dorothy Maitland
 1993 The Advocate
Jeannine Martin
 1993 Inspector Morse (TV Series)
Dr. Esther Martin
- The Day of the Devil (1993) ... Dr. Esther Martin
 1991 Bye Bye Columbus (TV Movie)
Queen Isabella
 1991 Ashenden (TV Mini-Series)
Giulia Lazzari
- The Dark Woman (1991) ... Giulia Lazzari
 1991 The Men's Room (TV Mini-Series)
Charity Walton
- Episode #1.5 (1991) ... Charity Walton
- Episode #1.4 (1991) ... Charity Walton
- Episode #1.3 (1991) ... Charity Walton
- Episode #1.2 (1991) ... Charity Walton
- Episode #1.1 (1991) ... Charity Walton
 1991 Screen Two (TV Series)
Amelia Cleverly
- They Never Slept (1991) ... Amelia Cleverly
 1990 May Fools
Lily
 1989 La nuit miraculeuse (TV Movie)
 1989 Theatre Night (TV Series)
Sheila
- Benefactors (1989) ... Sheila
 1987 A Dorothy L. Sayers Mystery (TV Series)
Harriet Vane
- Gaudy Night: Episode Three (1987) ... Harriet Vane
- Gaudy Night: Episode Two (1987) ... Harriet Vane
- Gaudy Night: Episode One (1987) ... Harriet Vane
- Have His Carcase: Episode Four (1987) ... Harriet Vane
- Have His Carcase: Episode Three (1987) ... Harriet Vane
 1986 Girls on Top (TV Series)
RSC Actress 3
- Mr. Yummy Brownie (1986) ... RSC Actress 3
 1985 The Good Father
Emmy Hooper
 1985 Turtle Diary
Harriet Sims (bookstore clerk)
 1985 The Price (TV Mini-Series)
Frances Carr
- Episode #1.6 (1985) ... Frances Carr
- Episode #1.5 (1985) ... Frances Carr
- Episode #1.4 (1985) ... Frances Carr
- Episode #1.3 (1985) ... Frances Carr
- Episode #1.2 (1985) ... Frances Carr
 1984 Reflections
Ottilie Garinger
 1984 Amy (TV Movie)
Amy Johnson
 1981 The Cherry Orchard (TV Movie)
Varya
 1980 Play for Today (TV Series)
Cathy Raine
- The Imitation Game (1980) ... Cathy Raine
 1979 Rebecca (TV Mini-Series)
Clarice
- Episode #1.3 (1979) ... Clarice
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Other Works:

She acted in Marguerite Duras's play, La Musica at the Hampstead Theatre in London, England with Larry Lamb in the cast. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 3 Interviews | 1 Article | 1 Pictorial | See more »

Alternate Names:

Dame Harriet Walter

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I'm not very good at going to sleep, and that's probably my worst problem. I don't need much more than seven and a half hours, but I probably get six. I take all my problems to bed with me and fret. I can't switch off. See more »

Trivia:

Nominated for the 2009 Tony Award for Best Performance for a Leading Actress in a Play for "Mary Stuart". See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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