Nicola Walker

Nicola Walker (born 15 May 1970) is an English actress, known for her starring roles in various British television programmes from the 1990s onwards, including Ruth Evershed in the spy drama Spooks from 2003 to 2011. She has also worked in theatre, radio and film. In 2013, she won the Olivier Award for Best Supporting Actress for the play The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time. In 2014, she was nominated for the BAFTA TV Award for Best Supporting Actress for the BBC drama Last Tango in Halifax.

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Cast Credits

River (2015)
Unforgotten (2015)
Starring as DCI Cassie Stuart (8 episodes)
Babylon (2014)
Heading Out (2013)
Starring as Justine (6 episodes)
Last Tango in Halifax (2012)
Starring as Gillian (20 episodes)
A Mother's Son (2012)
Starring as DC Sue Upton (2 episodes)
Inside Men (2012)
Starring as Kirsty Coniston
Prisoners' Wives (2012)
Guest starring as DCI Fontaine (4 episodes)
  • Episode 2x04: Episode 4 (Apr 4, 2013)
  • Episode 2x03: Episode 3 (Mar 28, 2013)
  • Episode 2x02: Episode 2 (Mar 21, 2013)
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Scott and Bailey (2011)
Guest starring as Helen Bartlett (4 episodes)
  • Episode 3x08: Futures (May 23, 2013)
  • Episode 3x05: Witness (May 1, 2013)
  • Episode 3x04: Cradle (Apr 24, 2013)
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Spooks (2002)
Starring as Ruth Evershed
The Last Train (1999)
Starring as Harriet Ambrose
Jonathan Creek (1997)
Guest starring as WPC Fay Radnor
Collateral ()
Starring as Jane Oliver
The Split ()
Starring as Hannah