The actor on crying on stage, good legal advice and suffering from Fomo
Born in London, Hayley Atwell, 36, went to the Guildhall School of Music and Drama and, within months of graduating, was cast in Woody Allen’s film Cassandra’s Dream. Her roles include Agent Peggy Carter in the Avengers films, and Margaret in Howards End. She stars in BBC One drama The Long Song on 18 December at 9pm.
When were you happiest?
My best mate had a healthy baby girl about 45 minutes ago and named her after me. My heart is bursting.