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Anna Chancellor


Anna Chancellor was born on April 27, 1965 in Richmond, Surrey, England. She is known for her work on The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (2005), Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994) and What a Girl Wants (2003). She was previously married to Nigel Willoughby. See full bio »

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Known For

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
(2005)
Four Weddings and a Funeral
Four Weddings and a Funeral Henrietta - Wedding Two
(1994)
What a Girl Wants
What a Girl Wants Glynnis Payne
(2003)
Hysteria
Hysteria Mrs. Bellamy
(2011)

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 2018 Ordeal by Innocence (TV Mini-Series) (post-production)
Rachel
- Episode #1.1 (2018) ... Rachel
 2018 Trust (TV Series) (filming)
Penelope Kittson
- Episode #1.5 (2018) ... Penelope Kittson
- Episode #1.4 (2018) ... Penelope Kittson
- Episode #1.3 (2018) ... Penelope Kittson
- Episode #1.2 (2018) ... Penelope Kittson
- Episode #1.1 (2018) ... Penelope Kittson
 2017 The Crown (TV Series)
Lady Rosse
- Matrimonium (2017) ... Lady Rosse
 2016 The Last Dragonslayer (TV Movie)
Stuffco president
 2016 Grantchester (TV Series)
Aunt Cece
- Christmas Special 2016 (2016) ... Aunt Cece
 2016 New Blood (TV Series)
Eleanor Davies
- Case 3, Part 1 (2016) ... Eleanor Davies
- Case 3, Part 2 (2016) ... Eleanor Davies
- Case 2, Part 2 (2016) ... Eleanor Davies
- Case 2, Part 1 (2016) ... Eleanor Davies
- Case 1, Part 3 (2016) ... Eleanor Davies
 2016 Flowers (TV Series)
Aunty Viv
- Episode #1.3 (2016) ... Aunty Viv
 2016 Shetland (TV Series)
Phyllis Brennan / Phyllis Brenan
- Episode #3.6 (2016) ... Phyllis Brennan
- Episode #3.5 (2016) ... Phyllis Brenan
- Episode #3.4 (2016) ... Phyllis Brennan
- Episode #3.3 (2016) ... Phyllis Brennan
 2014 Mapp & Lucia (TV Mini-Series)
Emmeline 'Lucia' Lucas
- Episode #1.3 (2014) ... Emmeline 'Lucia' Lucas
- Episode #1.2 (2014) ... Emmeline 'Lucia' Lucas
- Episode #1.1 (2014) ... Emmeline 'Lucia' Lucas
 2014 Downton Abbey (TV Series)
Lady Anstruther
- Episode #5.1 (2014) ... Lady Anstruther
 2014 Penny Dreadful (TV Series)
Claire Ives
- Closer Than Sisters (2014) ... Claire Ives
 2012-2014 Pramface (TV Series)
Janet Derbyshire
- Kiss for the Camera (2014) ... Janet Derbyshire
- Enchanted Picnic (2014) ... Janet Derbyshire
- Ignore the Monkey (2014) ... Janet Derbyshire
- I'm Excited Too! (2014) ... Janet Derbyshire
- Optimum Conditions (2013) ... Janet Derbyshire
 2014 Fleming (TV Mini-Series)
Second Officer Monday
- Episode #1.4 (2014) ... Second Officer Monday
- Episode #1.3 (2014) ... Second Officer Monday
- Episode #1.2 (2014) ... Second Officer Monday
- Episode #1.1 (2014) ... Second Officer Monday
 2014 Inside No. 9 (TV Series)
Elizabeth
- Sardines (2014) ... Elizabeth
 2013 A Touch of Cloth (TV Series)
Hope Goodgirl
- Undercover Cloth: Part Two (2013) ... Hope Goodgirl
- Undercover Cloth: Part One (2013) ... Hope Goodgirl
 2011-2012 The Hour (TV Series)
Lix Storm
- Episode #2.6 (2012) ... Lix Storm
- Episode #2.5 (2012) ... Lix Storm
- Episode #2.4 (2012) ... Lix Storm
- Episode #2.3 (2012) ... Lix Storm
- Episode #2.2 (2012) ... Lix Storm
 2012 We'll Take Manhattan (TV Movie)
Lucie Clayton
 2011 Hidden (TV Mini-Series)
Elspeth Verney
- Episode #1.4 (2011) ... Elspeth Verney
- Episode #1.3 (2011) ... Elspeth Verney
- Episode #1.2 (2011) ... Elspeth Verney
- Episode #1.1 (2011) ... Elspeth Verney
 2011 Inspector Lewis (TV Series)
Judith Suskin
- The Gift of Promise (2011) ... Judith Suskin
 2011 Waking the Dead (TV Series)
Lucy Christie
- Solidarity: Part 2 (2011) ... Lucy Christie
- Solidarity: Part 1 (2011) ... Lucy Christie
 2011 Hustle (TV Series)
Wendy Stanton
- Silent Witness (2011) ... Wendy Stanton
 2010 Miranda (TV Series)
Helena
- A New Low (2010) ... Helena
 2009-2010 Law & Order: UK (TV Series)
Evelyn Wyndham
- Anonymous (2010) ... Evelyn Wyndham
- Honour Bound (2009) ... Evelyn Wyndham
 2010 Silent Witness (TV Series)
Chief Supt. Karen Somerville
- Shadows: Part 2 (2010) ... Chief Supt. Karen Somerville
- Shadows: Part 1 (2010) ... Chief Supt. Karen Somerville
 2008 Agatha Christie's Marple (TV Series)
Lydia Horton
- Murder Is Easy (2008) ... Lydia Horton
 2008 My Family (TV Series)
Zelda Nobbs
- Cards on the Table (2008) ... Zelda Nobbs
 2007 Christmas at the Riviera (TV Movie)
Diane
 2005-2007 MI-5 (TV Series)
Juliet Shaw
- Episode #6.8 (2007) ... Juliet Shaw
- Episode #5.7 (2006) ... Juliet Shaw
- Episode #5.6 (2006) ... Juliet Shaw
- Episode #5.2 (2006) ... Juliet Shaw
- Episode #5.1 (2006) ... Juliet Shaw
 2006-2007 Suburban Shootout (TV Series)
Camilla Diamond
- In It for the Wild Life/Fight Club (2007) ... Camilla Diamond
- Nutcracker Suite/8 Inches Uncut (2007) ... Camilla Diamond
- What Do I Hear for Rod Stewart's Thong? (2006) ... Camilla Diamond
- Let the Binging Commence (2006) ... Camilla Diamond
 2007 Sherlock Holmes and the Baker Street Irregulars (TV Movie)
Irene Adler
 2006 The Secret Life of Mrs. Beeton (TV Movie)
Elizabeth Dorling
 2006 Rebus (TV Series)
Amanda Morrison
- Let It Bleed (2006) ... Amanda Morrison
 2004 Roman Road (TV Movie)
Maddy Bancroft
 2004 Blue Dove (TV Mini-Series)
Maria Bishop
- Episode #1.8 (2004) ... Maria Bishop
- Episode #1.7 (2004) ... Maria Bishop
 2003 Fortysomething (TV Series)
Estelle Slippery
- Episode #1.6 (2003) ... Estelle Slippery
- Episode #1.5 (2003) ... Estelle Slippery
- Episode #1.4 (2003) ... Estelle Slippery
- Episode #1.3 (2003) ... Estelle Slippery
- Episode #1.2 (2003) ... Estelle Slippery
 2003 Doc Martin and the Legend of the Cloutie (TV Movie)
Nicky Bowden
 2003 Georgian Underworld (TV Series)
Narrator
- Queer as 18th Century Folk (2003) ... Narrator
 2002 Tipping the Velvet (TV Mini-Series)
Diana Lethaby
- Episode #1.3 (2002) ... Diana Lethaby
- Episode #1.2 (2002) ... Diana Lethaby
 2001 The Cazalets (TV Series)
Diana Mackintosh
- Episode #1.6 (2001) ... Diana Mackintosh
- Episode #1.5 (2001) ... Diana Mackintosh
- Episode #1.4 (2001) ... Diana Mackintosh
- Episode #1.3 (2001) ... Diana Mackintosh
- Episode #1.2 (2001) ... Diana Mackintosh
 2000 Longitude (TV Movie)
Muriel Gould
 1999 The Vice (TV Series)
Dr. Christine Weir
- Dabbling: Part 2 (1999) ... Dr. Christine Weir
- Sons: Part 2 (1999) ... Dr. Christine Weir
- Sons: Part 1 (1999) ... Dr. Christine Weir
- Daughters: Part 2 (1999) ... Dr. Christine Weir
- Daughters: Part 1 (1999) ... Dr. Christine Weir
 1995-1997 Kavanagh QC (TV Series)
Julia Piper / Julie Piper-Robinson
- In God We Trust (1997) ... Julie Piper-Robinson
- A Stranger in the Family (1996) ... Julia Piper
- Job Satisfaction (1996) ... Julia Piper
- A Sense of Loss (1996) ... Julia Piper
- The Burning Deck (1996) ... Julia Piper
 1996 Cold Lazarus (TV Mini-Series)
Anna Griffiths
- Episode #1.4 (1996) ... Anna Griffiths
- Episode #1.3 (1996) ... Anna Griffiths
- Episode #1.1 (1996) ... Anna Griffiths
 1996 Karaoke (TV Mini-Series)
Anna Griffiths
- Friday (1996) ... Anna Griffiths
- Thursday (1996) ... Anna Griffiths
- Wednesday (1996) ... Anna Griffiths
- Tuesday (1996) ... Anna Griffiths
 1990-1996 Jupiter Moon (TV Series)
Mercedes Page
- Episode #1.114 (1996) ... Mercedes Page
- Episode #1.113 (1996) ... Mercedes Page
- Episode #1.112 (1996) ... Mercedes Page
- Episode #1.111 (1996) ... Mercedes Page
- Episode #1.110 (1996) ... Mercedes Page
 1995 Pride and Prejudice (TV Mini-Series)
Miss Bingley
- Episode #1.6 (1995) ... Miss Bingley
- Episode #1.5 (1995) ... Miss Bingley
- Episode #1.4 (1995) ... Miss Bingley
- Episode #1.3 (1995) ... Miss Bingley
- Episode #1.2 (1995) ... Miss Bingley
 1994 Ellington (TV Movie)
Ally Stone
 1993 Comedy Playhouse (TV Series)
Julia
 1993 Agatha Christie's Poirot (TV Series)
Virginie Mesnard
- The Chocolate Box (1993) ... Virginie Mesnard
 1992 Casualty (TV Series)
Celia Morton
- Body Politic (1992) ... Celia Morton
 1992 Inspector Morse (TV Series)
Sally Smith
- Cherubim & Seraphim (1992) ... Sally Smith
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Personal Details

Other Works:

She acted in David Mamet's play, "Boston Marriage," at the Donmar Theatre in London, England with Zoe Wanamaker in the cast. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Interviews | 1 Article | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I do try and curb my mouth, but I find it really hard. I wonder how many jobs I've talked myself out of! See more »

Trivia:

The niece of journalist/commentator Alexander Chancellor, and the daughter of John Chancellor by his 1st wife Hon. Mary Joliffe, of the Lords Hylton (and herself a great-granddaughter of H.H. Asquith, formerly a Prime Minister and then 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith). So that means she is related to actress Helena Bonham Carter (also a great-granddaughter of Asquith - but via his elder daughter ... See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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