Polly Walker

Actor, Dancer
Every juicy melodrama needs a character you love to hate, and in HBO's critically acclaimed "Rome", she came in the form of Atia, and British actress Polly Walker played the part to the hilt. As the sexually ravenous ... Read more »
Born: 05/18/1966 in Cheshire, England, GB

Filmography

Actor (38)

Control 2014 (Movie)

(Actor)

Lorna Doone 2014 (Movie)

Lorna Doone (Actor)

Mr. Selfridge 2014 (Tv Show)

Actor

Warehouse 13 2013 (Tv Show)

Actor

John Carter 2012 (Movie)

Sarkoja (Actor)

The Mentalist 2012 (Tv Show)

Actor

Psych 2011 (Tv Show)

Actor

Sanctuary (Syfy) 2010 - 2011 (Tv Show)

Actor

Caprica 2009 - 2010 (TV Show)

Actor

Clash of the Titans 2010 (Movie)

Cassiopeia (Actor)

Numb3rs 2009 (Tv Show)

Actor

Cane 2007 - 2008 (TV Show)

Actor

Miss Marple Series III 2007 (Tv Show)

Actor

Rome 2005 - 2007 (TV Show)

Actor

Scenes of a Sexual Nature 2006 (Movie)

Esther (Actor)

State of Play 2002 - 2003 (TV Show)

Actor

Daniel Defoe's Robinson Crusoe 2001 (Movie)

(Actor)

Detox 2001 (Movie)

Jenny Munroe (Actor)

8 1/2 Women 2000 (Movie)

Palmira (Actor)

After Alice 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

Brute 1999 (Movie)

Mara (Actor)

The Gambler 1999 (Movie)

Polina (Actor)

Curtain Call 1998 (Movie)

Julia (Actor)

Dark Harbor 1998 (Movie)

Alexis Chandler Weinberg (Actor)

Talk of Angels 1998 (Movie)

Mary Lavelle (Actor)

Roseanna's Grave 1997 (Movie)

Cecilia (Actor)

Emma 1996 (Movie)

Jane Fairfax (Actor)

The Woodlanders 1996 (Movie)

Mrs Charmond (Actor)

Restoration 1995 (Movie)

Celia (Actor)

Sliver 1993 (Movie)

Vida (Actor)

The Trial 1993 (Movie)

Leni (Actor)

Patriot Games 1992 (Movie)

Annette (Actor)

Shogun Mayeda 1992 (Movie)

Cecilia (Actor)

Enchanted April 1991 (Movie)

Lady Caroline Dester (Actor)

Les Equilibristes 1991 (Movie)

Helene Lagache (Actor)

Mayor of Casterbridge (TV Show)

Actor

Poirot: Peril at End House (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

Every juicy melodrama needs a character you love to hate, and in HBO's critically acclaimed "Rome", she came in the form of Atia, and British actress Polly Walker played the part to the hilt. As the sexually ravenous and morally bankrupt niece of Julius Caesar, Walker's Atia sneered and connived her way through every scene.

Relationships

Giorgio

Son
born c. 1994

Adam Howard

Companion
met when she starred in "Dark Harbor" (1998)

EDUCATION

The Drama Centre

1988

Milestones

2012

Co-starred with Taylor Kitsch in sci-fi Western "John Carter"

2009

Co-starred in The Sci Fi Channel series "Caprica"

2005

Cast as Atia of the Julii on the HBO epic series "Rome"; earned a Golden Globe nomination for Best Actress

2002

Cast in an action role in "D-Tox," a thriller starring Sylvester Stallone

1999

Starred in Peter Greenaway's "8 ½ Women"

1996

Starred as Jane Fairfax in "Emma" with Gwyneth Paltrow starring as the title character

1992

Made American TV debut in "A Dangerous Man: Lawrence After Arabia" (PBS)

1992

U.S. film debut, opposite Harrison Ford in "Patriot Games"

1992

Appeared with an ensemble cast in Mike Newell's "Enchanted April" a film about four women renting a chateau on a remote Italian island to try to come to grips with their lives and relationships

1991

Feature debut in "Shogun Mayeda"

1990

Landed title role in British TV movie "Lorna Doone"

Joined the Royal Shakespeare Company after attending The Drama Centre in London

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