Anita Briem

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Anita Briem is an Icelandic actress. She is known for her role as Jane Seymour on The Tudors and her role as Hannah Ásgeirsson in Journey to the Center of the Earth. Briem was born in Reykjavík and is the daughter of drummer Gunnlaugur Briem of Mezzoforte and back-up vocalist Erna Þórarinsdóttir. She started acting when she was nine at the ... See full bio »

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Elevator Celine Fouquet


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  Selfie (filming)
 2022 Beautiful Beings (filming)
Guðrún (Addi's mother)
  Manny TV Pilot (TV Movie) (post-production)
Nikki Maynes
  The Death of Marie (Short) (completed)
 2021 Quake (completed)
 2020 Ráðherrann (TV Series)
- Episode #1.8 (2020) ... Steinunn
- Episode #1.7 (2020) ... Steinunn
- Episode #1.6 (2020) ... Steinunn
- Episode #1.5 (2020) ... Steinunn
- Episode #1.4 (2020) ... Steinunn
 2020 Venjulegt fólk (TV Series)
- Tilboð (2020) ... Lilja
 2019 The Drone
Corrine Coldwell
 2016/I Queen of Hearts (Short)
 2016 Salt and Fire
Flight Attendant
 2011/I Elevator
Celine Fouquet
 2010 Dylan Dog: Dead of Night
 2008 Adventure at the Center of the Earth (Video Game)
Hannah Ásgeirsson
 2008 A World Within Our World (Video short)
Narrator (voice)
 2008 Journey to the Center of the Earth
Hannah Ásgeirsson
 2008 The Tudors (TV Series)
Jane Seymour
- Destiny and Fortune (2008) ... Jane Seymour
- The Act of Treason (2008) ... Jane Seymour
- Lady in Waiting (2008) ... Jane Seymour
- Matters of State (2008) ... Jane Seymour
- Checkmate (2008) ... Jane Seymour (uncredited)
 2006 Cold Trail
 2006 The Evidence (TV Series)
Emily Stevens
- And the Envelope Please (2006) ... Emily Stevens
- Stringers (2006) ... Emily Stevens
- Wine and Die (2006) ... Emily Stevens
- Yi vs. Li (2006) ... Emily Stevens
- Borrowed Time (2006) ... Emily Stevens
 2005 Doctor Who (TV Series)
- The Christmas Invasion (2005) ... Sally
 2005 The Nun
 2004 Doctors (TV Series)
Anneka Marsh
- Golden Girl (2004) ... Anneka Marsh
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Co-starred in the domestic comedy 'Losing Louis' by Simon Mendes Da Costa, from January to June 2005 at Hampstead Theatres and Traflagar Studio. The play starred Alison Steadman and Lynda Bellingham. See more »

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5' 4" (1.63 m)


Constantine Paraskevopoulos  (1 child)


Briem, Gunnlaugur | Þórarinsdóttir, Erna

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[on her role in Journey to the Center of the Earth] I must have auditioned for this movie at least 25 times. This was a 4-month process. I have to check my sources on this but, I think I beat out Cameron Diaz's record for how many times she auditioned for "The Mask," with how many times I auditioned for this movie See more »


Born and raised in Iceland. Moved to London at age 16 and began her pursuit of a formal education in theatre. At 19 she was accepted into the prestigious Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA). See more »

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