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Nicola Jane Walker is an English actress, known for her starring roles in various British television programs from the 1990s onward, including that of Ruth Evershed in the spy drama Spooks from 2003 to 2011 and DCI Cassie Stuart in Unforgotten from 2015 to 2021. She has also worked in theatre, radio and film. She won the 2013 Olivier Award for ... See full bio »

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Known For

MI-5 Ruth Evershed
(2003-2011)
River Jackie 'Stevie' Stevenson
(2015)
Unforgotten DCI Cassie Stuart
(2015-2021)
Four Weddings and a Funeral Frightful Folk Duo - Wedding One
(1994)

Filmography

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 2021-2023 Annika (TV Series)
DI Annika Strandhed
- Episode #2.1 (2023) ... DI Annika Strandhed
- Episode #1.6 (2021) ... DI Annika Strandhed
- Episode #1.5 (2021) ... DI Annika Strandhed
- Episode #1.4 (2021) ... DI Annika Strandhed
- Episode #1.3 (2021) ... DI Annika Strandhed
 2022 Marriage (TV Series)
Emma
- Episode #1.4 (2022) ... Emma
- Episode #1.3 (2022) ... Emma
- Episode #1.2 (2022) ... Emma
- Episode #1.1 (2022) ... Emma
 2018-2022 The Split (TV Series)
Hannah
- Episode #3.6 (2022) ... Hannah
- Episode #3.5 (2022) ... Hannah
- Episode #3.4 (2022) ... Hannah
- Episode #3.3 (2022) ... Hannah
- Episode #3.2 (2022) ... Hannah
 2015-2021 Unforgotten (TV Series)
DCI Cassie Stuart
- Episode #4.6 (2021) ... DCI Cassie Stuart
- Episode #4.5 (2021) ... DCI Cassie Stuart
- Episode #4.4 (2021) ... DCI Cassie Stuart
- Episode #4.3 (2021) ... DCI Cassie Stuart
- Episode #4.2 (2021) ... DCI Cassie Stuart
 2012-2020 Last Tango in Halifax (TV Series)
Gillian
- Episode #5.4 (2020) ... Gillian
- Episode #5.3 (2020) ... Gillian
- Episode #5.2 (2020) ... Gillian
- Episode #5.1 (2020) ... Gillian
- Episode #4.2 (2016) ... Gillian
 2019 One Red Nose and a Wedding (TV Short)
Very Bad Singer
 2019 The Lovecraft Investigations (Podcast Series)
Eleanor Peck
- The Case of Charles Dexter Ward (2019) ... Eleanor Peck
 2018 Collateral (TV Mini Series)
Jane Oliver
- Episode #1.4 (2018) ... Jane Oliver
- Episode #1.3 (2018) ... Jane Oliver
- Episode #1.2 (2018) ... Jane Oliver
- Episode #1.1 (2018) ... Jane Oliver
 2018 Inside No. 9 (TV Series)
Harriet
- To Have and to Hold (2018) ... Harriet
 2016 The Circuit (TV Movie)
Marty
 2016 Doctor Who: Doom Coalition 2 (Podcast Series)
Liv Chenka
 2015 River (TV Mini Series)
Jackie 'Stevie' Stevenson
- Episode #1.6 (2015) ... Jackie 'Stevie' Stevenson
- Episode #1.5 (2015) ... Jackie 'Stevie' Stevenson
- Episode #1.4 (2015) ... Jackie 'Stevie' Stevenson
- Episode #1.3 (2015) ... Jackie 'Stevie' Stevenson
- Episode #1.2 (2015) ... Jackie 'Stevie' Stevenson
 2014-2015 Doctor Who: Dark Eyes 1 (TV Series)
Liv Chenka
- The Monster of Montmartre (2015) ... Liv Chenka (voice)
- Eye of Darkness (2015) ... Liv Chenka (voice)
- Master of the Daleks (2015) ... Liv Chenka (voice)
- A Life in the Day (2015) ... Liv Chenka (voice)
- Rule of the Eminence (2014) ... Liv Chenka (voice)
 2014 Babylon (TV Mini Series)
Sharon / Assistant Commissioner Sharon Franklin
- London (2014) ... Sharon
- Hackney Wick (2014) ... Sharon
- Victoria Park (2014) ... Sharon
- Bomb Threat (2014) ... Sharon
- Maze Hill (2014) ... Assistant Commissioner Sharon Franklin
 2014 Second Coming
Counsellor
 2013 Fire Horse (Short)
Jules
 2013 Scott & Bailey (TV Series)
Helen Bartlett
- Episode #3.8 (2013) ... Helen Bartlett
- Witness (2013) ... Helen Bartlett
- Cradle (2013) ... Helen Bartlett
- Vunerable (2013) ... Helen Bartlett
 2013 Prisoners Wives (TV Series)
DCI Jo Fontaine
- Episode #2.4 (2013) ... DCI Jo Fontaine
- Episode #2.3 (2013) ... DCI Jo Fontaine
- Episode #2.2 (2013) ... DCI Jo Fontaine
- Episode #2.1 (2013) ... DCI Jo Fontaine
 2013 Heading Out (TV Series)
Justine
- Episode #1.6 (2013) ... Justine
- Episode #1.5 (2013) ... Justine
- Episode #1.4 (2013) ... Justine
- Episode #1.3 (2013) ... Justine
- Episode #1.2 (2013) ... Justine
 2012 007 Legends (Video Game)
Teresa di Vicenzo (voice)
 2012 A Mother's Son (TV Mini Series)
DC Sue Upton
- Episode #1.2 (2012) ... DC Sue Upton
- Episode #1.1 (2012) ... DC Sue Upton
 2012 New Tricks (TV Series)
Helen Hadley
- Old School Ties (2012) ... Helen Hadley
 2012 Inside Men (TV Mini Series)
Kirsty Coniston
- Episode #1.4 (2012) ... Kirsty Coniston
- Episode #1.3 (2012) ... Kirsty Coniston
- Episode #1.2 (2012) ... Kirsty Coniston
- Episode #1.1 (2012) ... Kirsty Coniston
 2003-2011 MI-5 (TV Series)
Ruth Evershed
- Episode #10.6 (2011) ... Ruth Evershed
- Episode #10.5 (2011) ... Ruth Evershed
- Episode #10.4 (2011) ... Ruth Evershed
- Episode #10.3 (2011) ... Ruth Evershed
- Episode #10.2 (2011) ... Ruth Evershed
 2011 The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings (Video Game)
Síle de Tansarville (English version, voice)
 2011 Being Human (TV Series)
Wendy
- The Longest Day (2011) ... Wendy
 2010 Law & Order: UK (TV Series)
Daniela Renzo
- ID (2010) ... Daniela Renzo
 2010 Luther (TV Series)
Linda Shand
- Episode #1.4 (2010) ... Linda Shand
 2009 The Turn of the Screw (TV Movie)
Carla
 2007 Oliver Twist (TV Mini Series)
Sally
- Episode #1.5 (2007) ... Sally
- Episode #1.4 (2007) ... Sally
- Episode #1.3 (2007) ... Sally
- Episode #1.1 (2007) ... Sally
 2007 Torn (TV Mini Series)
Joanna Taylor
- Episode #1.3 (2007) ... Joanna Taylor
- Episode #1.2 (2007) ... Joanna Taylor
- One, Two, Three (2007) ... Joanna Taylor
 2005 Broken News (TV Mini Series)
Katie Willard
- Missing Island (2005) ... Katie Willard
- Half Way There Day (2005) ... Katie Willard
- Crime (2005) ... Katie Willard
 2005 Shooting Dogs
Rachel
 2004 Thunderbirds
Panhead's Mother
 2004 Red Cap (TV Series)
Maj. Rebecca Garton
- Fighting Fit (2004) ... Maj. Rebecca Garton
 2001 People Like Us (TV Series)
Helen Meredith
- The Journalist (2001) ... Helen Meredith
 2000 Shiner
Det. Sgt. Garland
 2000 Dalziel and Pascoe (TV Series)
Abbie Hallingsworth
- A Sweeter Lazarus (2000) ... Abbie Hallingsworth
 1997-1999 Touching Evil (TV Series)
D.I. Susan Taylor
- Fiery Death: Part 2 (1999) ... D.I. Susan Taylor
- Fiery Death: Part 1 (1999) ... D.I. Susan Taylor
- Innocent: Part 2 (1999) ... D.I. Susan Taylor
- Innocent: Part 1 (1999) ... D.I. Susan Taylor
- What Price a Child: Part 2 (1998) ... D.I. Susan Taylor
 1999 The Last Train (TV Mini Series)
Harriet Ambrose
- Episode #1.6 (1999) ... Harriet Ambrose
- Episode #1.5 (1999) ... Harriet Ambrose
- Episode #1.4 (1999) ... Harriet Ambrose (uncredited)
- Episode #1.3 (1999) ... Harriet Ambrose
- Episode #1.2 (1999) ... Harriet Ambrose
 1998 Jonathan Creek (TV Series)
WPC Fay Radnor
- Mother Redcap (1998) ... WPC Fay Radnor
 1997 Chalk (TV Series)
Suzy Travis
- Party (1997) ... Suzy Travis
- The Star Pupil (1997) ... Suzy Travis
- Dreams (1997) ... Suzy Travis
- Criticism (1997) ... Suzy Travis
- Irregular Spending (1997) ... Suzy Travis
 1997 A Dance to the Music of Time (TV Mini Series)
Gypsy Jones
- The Twenties (1997) ... Gypsy Jones
 1997 Pie in the Sky (TV Series)
Carol
- In the Smoke (1997) ... Carol
 1997 Cows (TV Movie)
Shirley Johnson
 1996 The Fortunes and Misfortunes of Moll Flanders (TV Mini Series)
Lucy Diver
- Episode 4 (1996) ... Lucy Diver
 1994 Milner (TV Movie)
Colette Brustein
 1994 Faith (TV Mini Series)
Sallie Grace
- Episode #1.2 (1994) ... Sallie Grace
- Episode #1.1 (1994) ... Sallie Grace
 1994 Four Weddings and a Funeral
Frightful Folk Duo - Wedding One
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Personal Details

Other Works:

She acted in Angus MacLachlan's play, "The Dead Eye Boy," at the Hampstead Theatre in London, England with Brendan Coyle and Sid Mitchell in the cast. See more »

Height:

5' 4" (1.63 m)

Spouse:

Barnaby Kay  (1 child)

Children:

Harry
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Personal Quote:

We end up reacting on a daily basis to the scripts rather than planning in advance. It makes for a real fear factor - there are terrified actors mumbling lines in corners a lot of the time! (On MI-5 (2002))

Trivia:

Olivier award winner for the play: 'The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime'. See more »

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