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Sally Hawkins    

Award-Winning Actress Known for "Happy-Go-Lucky" & "The Shape of Water"

Sally Hawkins is an English actress who began her career on stage and then moved into film. She has received several awards including a Golden Globe Award in addition to nominations for two Academy Awards and two British Academy Film Awards.

Her first major role was in Mike Leigh's All or Nothing in 2002. She continued working with Leigh, appearing in a supporting role in Vera Drake and taking the lead in Happy-Go-Lucky, for which she won several awards, including the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy and the Silver Bear for Best Actress.

Hawkins appeared in two Woody Allen films, Cassandra's Dream and Blue Jasmine; for the latter, she received a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. She went on to play lead roles in Made in Dagenham, Paddington, and Maudie, and also appeared in Godzilla and Godzilla: King of the Monsters. For starring as Elisa Esposito, a mute cleaning woman in the fantasy film The Shape of Water, she earned critical acclaim and was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress. In 2022 she starred in The Lost King, and in 2023, she appeared as Willy Wonka's mother in the film Wonka.

On television, she appeared in the BBC adaptations of "Tipping the Velvet" as Zena Blake, and "Fingersmith" as Sue Trinder. She also appeared as Anne Elliot in "Persuasion," ITV's adaptation of Jane Austen's novel, and the Amazon Original Series "Mammals."


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