Charlotte Riley Movies and Career Information
Dec 29, 1981
Charlotte Riley (born 29 December 1981) is an English actress. She is best known for her roles in Easy Virtue and as Catherine Earnshaw in ITV's adaptation of Wuthering Heights. Riley comes from Grindon, Thorpe Thewles. She attended Teesside High School from age nine until eighteen. Riley then attended St Cuthbert's Society, Durham University from 2000 to 2003, performing with the Durham Revue and in a number of plays and musicals and graduating with a degree in English and Linguistics; she also attended the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art from 2005 to 2007. Charlotte is currently in a relationship with fellow actor Tom Hardy. Charlotte met Tom Hardy when they were cast as the star-crossed lovers in Wuthering Heights in 2009. They went on to star together in The Take. The pair announced their engagement in July 2010 after a year of dating. She currently lives in London. She also has been in the Royal Court's The Priory by Michael Wynne for which she has had a number of positive reviews. In 2004, Riley won the Sunday Times' Playwriting Award for the play Shaking Cecilia, which she co-wrote with her university friend, and Durham Revue co-star, Tiffany Wood.