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Anna Friel


Anna Friel was born on July 12, 1976 in Rochdale, Lancashire, England as Anna Louise Friel. She is an actress, known for Limitless (2011), Land of the Lost (2009) and London Boulevard (2010). See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 win & 5 nominations. See more awards »

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 2014 Odyssey (TV Movie) (pre-production)
Sgt. Odelle Ballard
 2014 Good People (completed)
Sarah
 2013 The Psychopath Next Door (TV Movie)
Eve Wright
 2013 Having You
Anna
 2013 Playhouse Presents (TV Series)
Jenny
- The Pavement Psychologist (2013) ... Jenny
 2013 The Look of Love
Jean Raymond
 2013 The Vatican (TV Movie)
Kayla Duffy
 2012 Metamorphosis: Titian 2012 (Short)
Diana
 2012 Public Enemies (TV Series)
Paula Radnor
- Episode #1.3 (2012) ... Paula Radnor
- Episode #1.2 (2012) ... Paula Radnor
- Episode #1.1 (2012) ... Paula Radnor
 2011 Without You (TV Series)
Ellie Manning
- Episode #1.3 (2011) ... Ellie Manning
- Episode #1.2 (2011) ... Ellie Manning
- Episode #1.1 (2011) ... Ellie Manning
 2011 Neverland (TV Mini-Series)
Elizabeth Bonny
- Part 2 (2011) ... Elizabeth Bonny
- Part 1 (2011) ... Elizabeth Bonny
 2011 Treasure Guards (TV Movie)
Victoria
 2011/I Limitless
Melissa
 2010 London Boulevard
Briony
 2009 The Street (TV Series)
Dee
- Episode #3.3 (2009) ... Dee
- Episode #3.2 (2009) ... Dee
 2007 Rubbish (Short)
Isobel
 2006 Irish Jam
Maureen Duffy
 2004 Perfect Strangers (TV Movie)
Susie Wilding
 2004 The Jury (TV Series)
Megan Delaney
- Three Boys and a Gun (2004) ... Megan Delaney
- The Honeymoon Suite (2004) ... Megan Delaney
 2003 Watermelon (TV Movie)
Claire Ryan
 2002 Last Rumba in Rochdale (Short)
Bodney (voice)
 2002 Fields of Gold (TV Movie)
Lucia Merritt
 2001 The Fear (TV Series)
Storyteller
 2001 Me Without You
Marina
 2001 War Bride
Lily
 2000 An Everlasting Piece
Bronagh
 2000 Sunset Strip
Tammy Franklin
 1999 Mad Cows
Maddy
 1999 Rogue Trader
Lisa Leeson
 1998 The Tribe
Lizzie
 1998 Our Mutual Friend (TV Mini-Series)
Bella Wilfer / Bella Harmon
- Episode #1.4 (1998) ... Bella Harmon
- Episode #1.3 (1998) ... Bella Wilfer
- Episode #1.2 (1998) ... Bella Wilfer
- Episode #1.1 (1998) ... Bella Wilfer
 1998 The Land Girls
Prue (Prudence)
 1998 The Stringer
Helen
 1996 You Drive Me (TV Short)
The Driver
 1996 Mystery!: Cadfael (TV Series)
Sioned
- A Morbid Taste for Bones (1996) ... Sioned
 1996 Tales from the Crypt (TV Series)
Angelica / Leah
- About Face (1996) ... Angelica / Leah
 1993-1995 Brookside (TV Series)
Beth Jordache
- Taking Advantage (1995) ... Beth Jordache
- Splashing Out (1995) ... Beth Jordache
- Desperate (1995) ... Beth Jordache
- Slagging (1994) ... Beth Jordache
- Stitched (1994) ... Beth Jordache
 1993 Medics (TV Series)
Holly Jarrett
- Episode #3.3 (1993) ... Holly Jarrett
 1991 Coronation Street (TV Series)
Belinda Johnson
- Episode #1.3269 (1991) ... Belinda Johnson
- Episode #1.3265 (1991) ... Belinda Johnson
 1991 G.B.H. (TV Mini-Series)
Susan Nelson
- Over and Out (1991) ... Susan Nelson
- Message Understood (1991) ... Susan Nelson
- Message Received (1991) ... Susan Nelson
- Message Sent (1991) ... Susan Nelson
- Only Here on a Message (1991) ... Susan Nelson
 1972 Emmerdale (TV Series)
Poppy Bruce (1992)
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Appeared with actor Michael Sheen as a pair of chess players in the Manic Street Preachers' music video: "(It's Not War) Just the End of Love". See more »

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14 Interviews | 3 Articles | 5 Pictorials | 19 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 5" (1.65 m)
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Personal Quote:

Some producer suddenly grabbed my doughnut out of my hand. Then he said, 'Anna, you really shouldn't be doing that'. He said, 'your tummy's not looking right on screen'. If it's just about that they should have hired a model. I mean, we're not talking about a big f**king tummy here!

Trivia:

Announced she is expecting a child with partner David Thewlis. See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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