Manchester-born Anna Friel has been acting professionally since the age of 13. Since getting her break in ‘Brookside’ (1992), Anna has appeared in a huge number of British and American films and television programmes in a career spanning over 25 years.
Having made her film debut in ‘The Land Girls’ (1998), Anna has enjoyed a prolific career, appearing in many high-profile films such as ‘Sunet Strip’ (2000), ‘Goal!’ (2005) and ‘Limitless’ (2011).
She has appeared on television in productions such as ‘The Jury’ (2004), ‘Odyssey’ (2015), and ‘The Girlfriend Experience’ (2017), as well as currently starring in ‘Marcella’.
She has won several notable accolades, including an Emmy, a Drama Desk Award, a National Television Award, a BAFTA, and a Golden Globe amongst others. She has also appeared in advertising campaigns for Reebok, Mulberry, and Marks and Spencer.
In 2018, Anna starred in ITV’s ‘Butterfly’, a series she also produced. She is currently filming a series called ‘Deep Water’ as well as a film titled ‘Margery Booth: The Spy in the Eagle’s Nest’.