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Sally Cecilia Hawkins was born in 1976 in Lewisham hospital, London, England, to Jacqui and Colin Hawkins, authors and illustrators of children's books. She is of English and Irish descent. Hawkins was brought up in Greenwich, in southeast London. She attended James Allen's Girls' School in Dulwich. She graduated from the Royal Academy of Dramatic... See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 46 wins & 88 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The Shape of Water
The Shape of Water Elisa Esposito
Blue Jasmine
Blue Jasmine Ginger
Maudie Maud Lewis


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 2017 Paddington 2
Mary Brown
 2017 The Shape of Water
Elisa Esposito
 2016 Maudie
Maud Lewis
 2016 The Hollow Crown (TV Series)
- Henry VI Part 1 (2016) ... Eleanor
 2015 Stick Man (TV Short)
Stick Lady & Others (voice)
 2014 How and Why (TV Movie)
Yvonne Hesselman
 2014 Paddington
Mary Brown
 2014 A Brilliant Young Mind
Julie Ellis
 2014 Godzilla
Vivienne Graham
 2013 The Phone Call (Short)
 2013 The Double
Receptionist at Ball
 2013 Blue Jasmine
 2013 All Is Bright
 2012 Room on the Broom (TV Short)
Bird (voice)
 2012 Great Expectations
Mrs. Joe
 2011 Little Crackers (TV Series)
 2011 Jane Eyre
Mrs. Reed
 2011 Love Birds
 2010 Submarine
Jill Tate
 2010 Made in Dagenham
Rita O'Grady
 2010 Never Let Me Go
Miss Lucy
 2010 It's a Wonderful Afterlife
Linda / Gitali
 2009 Happy Ever Afters
 2009 Desert Flower
 2009 An Education
Sarah Goldman
 2008 Happy-Go-Lucky
 2007 The Everglades (TV Short)
 2007 The Killing Gene
Elly Carpenter
 2007 Cassandra's Dream
 2007 Persuasion (TV Movie)
Anne Elliot
 2006 The Painted Veil
Mary (scenes deleted)
 2006 Man to Man with Dean Learner (TV Series)
Documentarienne / Susan (Caller) / Marie Pising
- Randolph Caer (2006) ... Documentarienne
- Amir Chanan (2006) ... Susan (Caller) (voice)
- Steve Pising (2006) ... Marie Pising
 2006 HG Wells' War with the World (TV Movie)
Rebecca West
 2006 Shiny Shiny Bright New Hole in My Heart (TV Movie)
 2006 Hollow China (Short)
 2003-2005 Little Britain (TV Series)
Judy Pike's Daughter, Olivia / Kenny Craig's Girlfriend, Cathy / Cathy
- Episode #3.3 (2005) ... Judy Pike's Daughter, Olivia
- Episode #2.5 (2004) ... Kenny Craig's Girlfriend, Cathy
- Bath of Beans (2003) ... Cathy
 2005 Fingersmith (TV Mini-Series)
Sue Trinder
- Episode #1.3 (2005) ... Sue Trinder
- Episode #1.2 (2005) ... Sue Trinder
- Episode #1.1 (2005) ... Sue Trinder
 2004 Layer Cake
 2004 Vera Drake
 2004 The Bunk Bed Boys (TV Movie)
 2003 The Young Visiters (TV Movie)
 2003 Promoted to Glory (TV Movie)
 2003 Byron (TV Movie)
Mary Shelley
 2002 Post (Short)
Girl at Lampost
 2002 Tipping the Velvet (TV Mini-Series)
Zena Blake
- Episode #1.3 (2002) ... Zena Blake
- Episode #1.2 (2002) ... Zena Blake
 2002 All or Nothing
 2000 Doctors (TV Series)
Sarah Carne
- Pretty Baby (2000) ... Sarah Carne
 1999 Casualty (TV Series)
Emma Lister
- To Have and to Hold (1999) ... Emma Lister
 1999 Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace
Villager (uncredited)
 1996 Mirror, Mirror... (Short)
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Other Works:

Played Adela in Lorca's "The House of Bernarda Alba" - National Theatre, London (2005). See more »

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3 Interviews | 2 Articles | See more »


5' 2" (1.57 m)

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Personal Quote:

[on how whenever she gets nervous, she starts to talk (September 2010):] I just can't help myself. But is it good for me? You say something, things you would rather forget, and then they are out there. It makes me anxious and I don't know why people are interested in me anyway. If I had my way, I would rather exist in a little hole and not speak to anyone. See more »


Was writing her own screenplay for a short film about a woman turning into a mermaid when she received the script for The Shape of Water (2017). See more »


Often portrays people of lower class. See more »

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