Keeley Clare Julia Hawes (born 10 February 1976 in Marylebone, London) is a British actress, born in London.
She began her career in a number of literary adaptations, including Tipping the Velvet (2002), before becoming best known for playing Zoe Reynolds in the BBC espionage drama series Spooks/MI-5 from 2002 to 2004, followed by her co-lead performance as Alex Drake in Ashes to Ashes (20082010)
Roles and works she has starred in include:
- Rachel Verinder in The Moonstone (1996)
- The Avengers (1998)
- Tipping the Velvet (2002)
- Death at a Funeral (2007)
- The Bank Job (2008)
- DI Alex Drake in Ashes to Ashes (2008-10)
- The voice of Lara Croft in the Crystal Dynamics games.
- DSInote Martha Lawson in Identity (2010)
- Lady Agnes Holland in Upstairs Downstairs (2010)
- Dr. Jennifer Davis in Ambassadors (2013)
- Queen Elizabeth Woodville in The Hollow Crown (2016)
- DI Lindsay Denton in Line of Duty
- Home Secretary Julia Montague in Bodyguard (2018)