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Anna Friel


Anna Friel is an English actress, born in Rochdale. She has been acting since the age of 13, appearing in a number of British television programmes. She made her West End stage debut in London in 2001, and has subsequently appeared on stage in several productions, including an adaptation of Breakfast at Tiffany's and as Yelena in a 2012 production... See full bio »

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Known For

Limitless
Limitless Melissa
(2011)
Land of the Lost
Land of the Lost Holly Cantrell
(2009)
London Boulevard
(2010)
Pushing Daisies
Pushing Daisies Charlotte 'Chuck' Charles
(2007-2009)

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 2017 Tomato Red (completed)
Bev Merridew
 2017 Broken (TV Series)
Christina Fitzsimmons
- Episode #1.6 ... Christina Fitzsimmons
- Episode #1.2 ... Christina Fitzsimmons
- Episode #1.1 ... Christina Fitzsimmons
 2016 I.T.
Rose Regan
 2016 Marcella (TV Series)
Marcella Backland / Marcella
- Episode #1.8 (2016) ... Marcella Backland
- Episode #1.7 (2016) ... Marcella Backland
- Episode #1.6 (2016) ... Marcella Backland
- Episode #1.5 (2016) ... Marcella Backland
- Episode #1.4 (2016) ... Marcella Backland
 2016 The Master Cleanse
Maggie
 2015 Urban & the Shed Crew
Greta
 2015 American Odyssey (TV Series)
Odelle Ballard
- Real World (2015) ... Odelle Ballard
- Bug Out (2015) ... Odelle Ballard
- Gingerbread (2015) ... Odelle Ballard
- Fubar Bundy (2015) ... Odelle Ballard
- Figmo (2015) ... Odelle Ballard
 2015 Kampen om tungtvannet (TV Mini-Series)
Julie Smith
- Episode #1.6 (2015) ... Julie Smith
- Episode #1.5 (2015) ... Julie Smith
- Episode #1.4 (2015) ... Julie Smith
- Episode #1.3 (2015) ... Julie Smith
- Episode #1.2 (2015) ... Julie Smith
 2014/III Advent (Short)
Helen
 2014 Good People
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 Mini-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 Mini-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 War Bride
Lily
 2001 The Fear (TV Series)
Storyteller
- Horror: A True Tale (2001) ... Storyteller
 2000 An Everlasting Piece
Bronagh
 2000 Sunset Strip
Tammy Franklin
 1999 Mad Cows
Maddy
 1999 Rogue Trader
Lisa Leeson
 1998 The Tribe
Lizzie
 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
- Limbo (1995) ... Beth Jordache
- Taking Advantage (1995) ... Beth Jordache
- Splashing Out (1995) ... Beth Jordache
- Desperate (1995) ... Beth Jordache
- Slagging (1994) ... Beth Jordache
 1993 Medics (TV Series)
Holly Jarrett
- Episode #3.3 (1993) ... Holly Jarrett
 1992 Emmerdale (TV Series)
Poppy Bruce
- Episode #1.1688 (1992) ... Poppy Bruce
- Episode #1.1687 (1992) ... Poppy Bruce
- Episode #1.1686 (1992) ... Poppy Bruce
- Episode #1.1685 (1992) ... Poppy Bruce
 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
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American Odyssey TV Series -playing Odelle Ballard See more »

Publicity Listings:

14 Interviews | 3 Articles | 5 Pictorials | 20 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


Height:

5' 5" (1.65 m)
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Personal Quote:

People became more interested in my love life than in me, and that has a certain effect. You start to feel very empty and worth nothing, you start to become a piece in a board game you never wanted to play. See more »

Trivia:

Gave birth to daughter Gracie Ellen Mary Thewlis on July 9, 2005 at Portland Hospital in London. See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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