Name: Anna Louise Friel
Born: July 12, 1976
Anna Friel was born on July 12, 1976 in Rochdale, Greater Manchester, England. She is the daughter of Desmond Friel, a French teacher and entrepreneur, and Julie Bamford, a special needs teacher. She has one sibling: Michael, a physician and former child actor.
In her youth, Anna attended the Crompton House Church of England High School and the Holy Cross College. She would begin her career in acting by starting her training at Oldham Theatre Workshop. Anna would later receive an honorary degree from the University of Bolton.
Anna has been romantically involved with the likes of Robbie Williams, Christian Bale, Joaquin Phoenix, Chris Evans and Joseph Cross. Anna was in a nine-year relationship with actor David Thewlis that ended in 2010. The pair had one child together, Gracie Fields. In 2011, Anna entered into a serious relationship with Welsh actor Rhys Ifans. She presently resides in Frome, Somerset.
Anna landed her first acting job at the age of 13 when she appeared in the drama series “G.B.H.” Although she just played the daughter of the main character, she was widely acclaimed, which helped her garner gigs in an array of other series. Some of them include “Emmerdale,” “Brookside” and “The Tribe.”
During the 2000s, Anna would be quite busy for film, television and the stage. She starred alongside some big name celebrities throughout this period, including Ewan McGregor, Rachel Weisz, Jared Leto, Christian Bale and Will Ferrell. Since then, Anna has done a lot of film and television work, like “London Boulevard,” “Limitless” and the critically and commercially successful Netflix/ITV British crime drama “Marcella.”
In addition to acting, Anna does a lot of charity work. She supports the Fashion Targets Breast Cancer campaign and campaigns on behalf of the WWF wildlife charity.
We estimate that Anna Friel’s net worth is $10 million (2016).
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