Walker's acting credits include a variety of noteworthy television appearances. She has appeared in the HBO's hit series Rome and her portrayal of the villainous Atia of the Julii garnered her a nomination for Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series at the 2006 Golden Globe Awards, as well as a Saturn Award nomination.
Walker's other television credits include the BBC's Waking The Dead and the television movies Lorna Doone in which she portrayed the main character, A Dangerous Man: Lawrence Of Arabia with Ralph Fiennes, and Jeffrey Archer: The Truth opposite Damien Lewis. She turned heads again in the hugely acclaimed 2003 BBC miniseries State of Play, opposite Bill Nighy and David Morrissey, which will be adapted into a feature film by Universal Pictures. Most recently Walker starred on CBS's Cane opposite Jimmy Smits and Hector Elizondo.
On film, Walker first garnered international attention as a single-minded English member of an Irish terrorist group in Phillip Noyce's Patriot Games opposite Harrison Ford. She has also impressed audiences in Peter Greenaway's 8 1/2 Women, Michael Hoffman's Restoration with Robert Downey Jr. and Sam Neill, and Mike Newell's Enchanted April.
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Polly Walker Facts
|May 19, 1966 (57)
|Warrington, England, United Kingdom
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