ANNA Friel burst on British TV when she starred in the classic soap Brookside and since then she’s gone on to enjoy success on both sides of the Atlantic.
Now, the actress is wowing fans in the gripping ITV drama Deep Water. Here’s Anna’s story and a reminder of what else you might have seen her in…
Who is Anna Friel?
Anna Friel, 43, is an English actress who was born in Rochdale in July 1976.
She began acting at the tender age of 13 and starred in Channel 4 soap Brookside playing Beth Jordache.
Her time on the show saw her portray the first lesbian kiss on a British soap in January 1994.
Anna made her film debut in 1998 in Land Girls before starring in a host of films such as A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Limitless.
She made her West End theatre debut in 2001 and has also starred in TV shows such as American series, Pushing Daisies.
Is Anna Friel married?
Anna Friel began dating actor David Thewlis in 2001 and the pair became parents to daughter Gracie Ellen Mary in July 2005.
The couple separated in December 2010 after almost ten years together and Anna enjoyed a relationship with actor Rhys Ifans from 2011 to 2014.
At the 2017 Baftas, Anna was seen leaving an after-party hand in hand with actor Charlie Heaton, who is 17 years her junior.
The actress — who played his mum in 2015 flick Urban and the Shed Crew — flirted, hugged and touched the bum of the rising star of Netflix hit drama Stranger Things.
Who does Anna Friel star as in Deep Water?
Emmy-winning actress Anna stars as “chaotic and disorganised” mother-of-three Lisa Kallisto, who “juggles her hectic family life with running a business.”
She is married to Joe, who works all hours of the day and night as a taxi driver – but can one erotic encounter ruin their marriage forever?
Anna has already got viewers hooked on the ‘sex mad’ drama with her performance that saw her romp in the bathroom with a married man in the first episode.
When does Deep Water start on ITV
Deep Water kicked off on August 14, 2019 at 9pm on ITV.
You can catch the fourth episode TONIGHT (Wednesday, September 4, 2019) at the same time.
The series will run for six episodes.
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