Nicola Jane Walker is a 52-year-old English actress appearing in British television programs since the 1990s. Her most well-known roles include Ruth Evershed in the spy drama Spooks and DCI Cassie Stuart in Unforgotten. Instead of working in these series, she has also worked in radio, films, and theatre.
Jane was born in the East End of London and has an older brother. She attended Saint Nicholas School in Essex and Forest School in Walthamstow and started taking acting classes at the age of 12 so she could speak to boys. When interviewed by The Daily Telegraph, she said, “I was really encouraged by my mother. My dad thought it was a ridiculous career choice, though.
The first thing Walker did when she came to New Hall, Cambridge, was study English. She was the only member of her family to go to university, and she soon found some friends in the form of other students who were also part of the Footlights, an organization which focuses on creating comedy sketches and putting on plays. One particular friend that Walker made there was David Wolstencroft, who went on to have great success with his TV show Spooks. Despite not spending much time together at Cambridge, they had a lot in common when they got involved with Footlights. Perkins had previously been Walker’s college mother, but that wasn’t enough for her, so she stole Walker’s bike! Years later, though, these two actresses would reunite thanks to Perkins and Walker rekindling their friendship through acting together in another one of Perkins’ projects; this time Heading Out as co-stars.
As of 2022, Nicola Walker’s highest net worth is $2 million.
Nicola Walker Husband
Nicola Walker is married to well-known actor Barnaby Kay. It’s not known where they met, but they’ve been together for more than 20 years and appeared together on the show Spooks, so it’s likely that they met in the acting world. The pair keep a very low profile about their relationship, but their love for each other has never been questioned!”
Nicola Walker Children
Nicola Walker and her husband have one son named Harry Kay, who was born in 2006. The family prefers to keep their private life away from the spotlight, so there’s little else known about their brood.