An attractive as well as pretty actress Anna Friel has been acting since she was at the age of 13. She has already made her appearance in numbers of the British TV programs. She also played as Beth Jordache in Channel 4 soap Brookside which had first lesbian kiss in British soap opera in January of the year 1994. She has been active in this field since 1986 and from that time, she has garnered a lot of popularity as well as huge numbers of fans following. When she was 13 years old, Anna was hired for the first professional acting job in Channel 4 drama serial G.B.H. as daughter of the character of Michael Palin.
It was in the year 2001 when she made her West End Theatre debut in London and she has subsequently made her appearance in several of the productions which also includes in an adaptation of the Breakfast at Tiffany’s as well as in 2012 production of Chekhov’s Uncle Vanya as Yelena. Her TV works inlcude short lived The Jury for Fox and ITV1’s Watermelon that was based on novel by Marian Keyes. She then started to play the role of Charlotte Charles in 2007 in Pushing Daisies which was a new TV series from creator of the Dead Like Me and Wonderfalls on an American network ABC. Her other filmography and TV credit includes The Fear, Timeline, Irish Jam, Me Without You, The Tribe, Rubbish, Mad Cows, The Land Girls, and many more.
A native of Rochdale, Greater Manchester, England, Anna Friel came into this world on 12th July of the year 1976 which has now made her at the age of 39. She belongs to an English nationality. Anna is a very beautiful lady with the height of 5 feet and 5 inches. Although she has reached at late thirties, she has still maintained to keep herself young, beautiful as well as hot. She is the daughter of Julie and Demond Friel. Her mother is s special needs teacher whereas her father is a former teacher of French as well as the owner of web design company. She went to get her education from the Crompton House Church of England High School. After that, she got enrolled at the Holy Cross College. Later, she started to get trained as an actress at the Oldham Theatre Workshop.
Moving on to her personal life biography, Anna has not got married yet nor has husband. Previously, she was dating her then partner David Thewlis who is an actor. They met on a flight to Cannes. Anna and David started dating in the year 2001. Later, Anna gave birth to her first child, a daughter named Gracie Ellen Mary Thewlis together with David on 9th July of the year 2005 at the Portland Hospital in London. After almost spending their ten years together, Anna and David got separated in December of 2010. She is currently in relationship with her boyfriend Rhys Ifans who is a Welsh actor. The couple has been together with each other since the year 2011. To get more updated about her bio as well as interviews, she can also be connected through Twitter and Instagram.