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Name: Anna Friel  
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Date of Birth: 12th July 1976
Place of Birth: Rochdale, Lancashire, England, UK
Profession: Actress
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Anna Friel (born 12 July 1976 in Rochdale, Lancashire, England) is an English actress.

Friel's acting career took off when she played the lesbian Beth Jordache in the Channel 4 soap opera, Brookside, and created a piece of British television history with the first on-screen lesbian kiss. Since then, she has taken the lead in the film Rogue Trader, opposite Ewan McGregor. Friel also made an impression when she appeared in David Leland's The Land Girls, which also starred Rachel Weisz and Catherine McCormack and All For Love with Richard E. Grant. She has also appeared in A Midsummer Night's Dream with Michelle Pfeiffer.

She is currently living with her actor boyfriend David Thewlis (Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban). Their daughter Gracie was born on 9 July 2005 in London, England.

Selected Filmography

  • The Jury (2004) (Fox Network)
  • Timeline (2003)
  • Me Without You (2001)
  • A Midsummer Night's Dream (1999)
  • Rogue Trader (1999)
  • The Land Girls (1998)
  • Brookside (1993 - 1995) (Channel 4)

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