Jenny Agutter

Jenny Agutter

Jenny Agutter portrayed World Security Council Member Hawley in The Avengers and Captain America: The Winter Soldier.

Significant roles

  • Roberta Faraday in The Railway Children (1968)
  • Roberta "Bobbie" Waterbury in The Railway Children (1970)
  • Mary Shelley in Shelley (1972)
  • Jessica in Logan's Run (1976)
  • Louise de la Valliere in The Man in the Iron Mask (1977)
  • Priscilla Mullins in Mayflower: The Pilgrim's Adventure (1979)
  • Desdemona in The Tragedy of Othello, the Moor of Venice (1981)
  • Nurse Alex Price in An American Werewolf in London (1981)
  • Rosaline in Love's Labour's Lost (1985)
  • Nancy Lammeter in Silas Marner: The Weaver of Raveloe (1985)
  • Morgan Le Fay in The Twilight Zone (1986-1987)
  • Cleopatra in Amazon Women on the Moon (1987)
  • Joanne Simpson in Child's Play 2 (1990)
  • Lady Capulet in Romeo & Juliet (1994)
  • Hermione in Shakespeare: The Animated Tales (1994)
  • Guinevre in Blue Juice (1995)
  • Mrs. Bruce in Bramwell (1998)
  • Tessa Phillips in Spooks (2002-2003)
  • Barbera Riley in The Invisibles (2008)
  • Isobel Chettham in Midsomer Murders (2009)


  • I’m sworn to secrecy! I wasn’t allowed a script until I got there, and when I did, I felt like a complete child being on big sets and a huge parking lot full of Winnebagos.
  • It made me laugh. It was so bizarre being on this big set in Santa Fe. I said as much to the director Joss Whedon and he whispered, “Shhh, I’m trying to appear cool.” Samuel L Jackson was lovely, so professional. Scarlett Johansson looked sad, so lonely, sitting on the steps of her Winnebago. One wanted to go and give her a hug and I thought, “You can’t because you just don’t know her.