Nicola Walker studied at the University of Cambridge, beginning her acting career in the famous Footlights club. Having worked extensively in theatre, she currently stars as Ruth Evershed on the BBC1 spy drama Spooks. Walker took a few years out of the show when she announced she was…more
Her typing skills are non-existent so Spooks directors have to use 'hand-doubles' for her.
One of Nicola's first roles was in the hit film Four Weddings and a Funeral. She played a folk singer at one of the weddings, singing an appalling version of the Barry Manilow classic, Can't Smile Without You.
She won a Best Supporting Actress Theatregoers Choice award from Whatsonstage.com.
She used to share a flat with comedienne Emma Kennedy.
She is a huge Dolly Parton fan.