Nicola Walker – Biography, Facts & Life Story

Nicola Walker British Actress

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Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Bodytype Hourglass
Height 5 feet 4 inches (1.63 m)
Weight 58 kg (128 lbs)
Hair Color Light Brown
Eye Color Green
Nickname Nicola
Gender Female
Age 53 years old (in 2024)
Date of Birth May 15, 1970
Full Name Nicola Jane Walker
Profession Actress
Nationality British
Birthplace Stepney, London, United Kingdom
Religion Not Known
Zodiac Sign Taurus

Nicola Walker is a familiar face in British television. She is an English actor whose main reason for fame is starring in various programs on British television. She was born on 15 May 1970. She also has the experience of working on radio, film, and theatre as well. Therefore, it will not be wrong to say that she is an experienced actor.

She is married to Barnaby Kay. He is another famous actor, belonging to a family that has produced various actors including his father Richard Kay and his brother Adam. Even his grandfather, Arthur Kay was a famous theatre actor. They have a son together who is named Harry, after the character of her co-star in spooks as Harry Pearce.

Career Journey

Walker started taking acting classes only so that she would be able to talk to boys. Later, her actual acting career started with Cambridge footlights as she attended college at New Hall, Cambridge. Her first acting experience was with her college mother Perkins.

Soon after graduation, she was offered a place at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. Her first role on television was in 1997. She appeared as Gypsy Jones in an adaptation of “A dance to the music of times” by Channel 4. She also appeared in two series of Steven Moffat’s sitcom Chalk.

Her main role which is a reason for all her fame is playing Dl Taylor in a thriller of ITV Touching Evil in 1997. She has since appeared on a number of television shows with the latest being the role of a divorce lawyer in BBC’s “The split”. She also has a large experience of working in theatre, radio, and film as well. She has also given the voice of the character Síle de Tansarville, in the English version of the game The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings.


Her acting career consists of 46 total credits to her name in a short period of time. These credits are only for the roles she has done on TV and film. She has also done a lot of theatre and radio as well.  Although her roles in films have mostly been those of a supporting character, but she has starred in leading roles in a majority of TV shows. She has been the Nominee for the best actor in a supporting role in Satellite Award and Bafta Awards in 2014 and again in Bafta Award in 2017 for her role in the Last tango of Halifax (2012).


Nicola Walker Education

School: Forest School

Nicola Walker Career

Profession: Actress

Known For: Ruth Evershed


Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994)

Net Worth: USD $1.2 million (approx)

Family & Relatives

Father: Not known

Mother: Not known

Brother: Brandon Walker

Sister: Taylor Walker

Marital Status: Married

Husband: Barnaby Kay

No. of Children: 1

Son: Harry Kay


Who is Nicola Walker?

Nicola Walker is a British actress, born on 15 May, 1970 in Stepney, London, United Kingdom.

How old is Nicola Walker?

Nicola Walker is 53 years old as of April 2024.

How tall is Nicola Walker?

Nicola Walker is 5 feet 4 inches (1.63 m).

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