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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 12 July 1976Rochdale, Lancashire, England, UK
Birth NameAnna Louise Friel
Height 5' 5" (1.65 m)

Mini Bio (1)

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).

Trivia (13)

Made her British stage debut in off-West End London production of "Lulu" by Frank Wedekind in 2001.
Made her American stage debut at New York City's Music Box in 1999 as Alice in Patrick Marber's "Closer".
She and ex-boyfriend David Thewlis became The Faces Of Mulberry for Spring 2002.
Caused a major controversy with her Lesbian screen kiss with Nicola Stephenson on the set of Brookside (1982) in 1994.
Is of Irish descent.
Lobbied for the role of "Nymphadora Tonks" in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007), after the sixth book, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, revealed that "Tonks" was romantically involved with "Remus Lupin", who is played by her real-life boyfriend, David Thewlis.
Ranked #21 in Wizard magazine's Sexiest Women of TV list (March 2008).
Was one of People Magazine's 100 Most Beautiful People in the world (2008).
Was in a relationship with actor David Thewlis from 2001 - 2010. They have one daughter, Gracie Ellen Mary Thewlis, born on July 9, 2005.
Gave birth to her daughter Gracie Ellen Mary Thewlis in London's Portland hospital, fathered by David Thewlis, having been in a relationship with him from 2001 until December 2010 (9 July 2005)
Was the runner up for Helena Bonham Carter's role in Fight Club (1999).
Currently starring as Holly Golightly on the British stage adaptation of Breakfast at Tiffany's. [June 2009]
Announced she is expecting a child with partner David Thewlis. [December 2004]

Personal Quotes (1)

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!

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