Anna Friel

Anna Friel
Anna Friel  British Actress

Anna Friel dating history

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Anna Friel is currently single.


Anna Friel has been in relationships with Rhys Ifans (2011 - 2014), Joseph Cross (2009 - 2010), Lee Pace (2006 - 2007), David Thewlis (2001 - 2010), Gavin Friday (1999 - 2000), Christian Bale (1998 - 1999), Robbie Williams (1997) and Darren Day (1994 - 1997).

Anna Friel has had encounters with Chris Evans (2000) and Joaquin Phoenix (1999).


Anna Friel is a 46 year old British Actress. Born Anna Louise Friel on 12th July, 1976 in Rochdale, Greater Manchester, England, UK, she is famous for her roles as Beth Jordache in the Channel 4 soap opera Brookside, Charlotte “Chuck” Charles in the ABC comedy-drama series Pushing Daisies and Detective Sergeant Marcella Backland in the ITV crime drama series Marcella. Her zodiac sign is Cancer.

Anna Friel has been in 2 on-screen matchups, including Dominic West in A Midsummer Night's Dream (1999) and Lee Pace in Pushing Daisies (2007).

Anna Friel is a member of the following lists: 1976 births, Shakespearean actors and English film actors.


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Relationship Statistics

Dating8 9 years, 7 months 2 years, 5 months 2 months, 1 day
Encounter2 1 month, 1 day 1 month 29 days
Total10 9 years, 7 months 1 year, 11 months 29 days


First Name Anna
Middle Name Louise
Maiden Name Friel
Full Name at Birth Anna Louise Friel
Alternative Name Anna Thewlis, Anna Louise Friel, Anna
Age 46 years
Birthday 12th July, 1976
Birthplace Rochdale, Greater Manchester, England, UK
Height 5' 5" (165 cm)
Weight 121lbs (55 kg)
Build Slim
Eye Color Green
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Distinctive Feature Her flawless skin
Zodiac Sign Cancer
Sexuality Straight
Religion Christian
Ethnicity White
Nationality British
High School Crompton House Church of England High School
University Oldham Theatre Workshop, Oldham, England, UK, Holy Cross College, Bury, England, UK
Occupation Text Actress
Occupation Actress
Claim to Fame her roles as Beth Jordache in the Channel 4 soap opera Brookside, Charlotte “Chuck” Charles in the ABC comedy-drama series Pushing Daisies and Detective Sergeant Marcella Backland in the ITV crime drama series Marcella
Year(s) Active 1986–present
Talent Agency (e.g. Modelling) The Artists Partnership, Untitled Entertainment
Brand Endorsement (2001) TV commercial for Virgin Atlantic airline, (2003) TV commercial for 3 Pay Video Mobile (UK), (2006) TV commercial for Pantene Pro-V Ice Shine, Trilogy (2013), WWF wildlife charity (2014), Breakthrough Breast Cancer (2008)
Bust (inches) 33
Cup Size B
Waist (inches) 25
Hips (inches) 35
Clothes Size 4
Shoe Size 7.5
Official Websites,
Father Des Friel
Mother Julie Friel
Brother Michael Friel

Anna Louise Friel (born 12 July 1976) is an English actress. Born in Rochdale, Greater Manchester, she has been acting professionally since age 13. Friel achieved fame with her portrayal of Beth Jordache on the British soap opera Brookside (1993–1995), and came to international prominence when she played Charlotte "Chuck" Charles on ABC's Pushing Daisies (2007–2009). She is the recipient of several accolades, including an International Emmy Award, a Drama Desk Award, a National Television Award, an RTS Award, and an honorary degree, as well as BAFTA Award, Golden Globe Award, Satellite Award, Saturn Award, Genie Award and Czech Lion Award nominations.

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Partner Comparison

Anna Friel46 CancerActress
Rhys Ifans55 CancerActor
Joseph Cross36 GeminiActor
Lee Pace43 AriesActor
David Thewlis59 PiscesActor
Chris Evans56 AriesDisc Jockey
Gavin Friday63 LibraSinger
Joaquin Phoenix48 ScorpioActor
Christian Bale49 AquariusActor
Robbie Williams48 AquariusMusician
Darren Day54 CancerActor


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
Gracie Ellen MaryFemale9th July, 200517 years oldDavid Thewlis


Monarch2022Nicolette 'Nicky' RomanTV Show
Charming the Hearts of Men2021Grace GordonMovie
The Box2021Detective Sharon PiciTV Show
Books of Blood2020MaryMovie
Ecosphere2020NarratorTV Show
Deep Water2019LisaTV Show
Butterfly2018Vicky DuffyTV Show
The Sea2018JennyShort Film
Tomato Red: Blood Money2017Bev MerridewMovie
Broken2017Christina FitzsimmonsTV Show
The Keith and Paddy Picture Show2017AdrianTV Show
I.T.2016Rose ReganMovie
The Cleanse2016MaggieMovie
The Girlfriend Experience2016Erica MylesTV Show
Marcella2016Keira May Devlin, Marcella BacklandTV Show
Kampen om tungtvannet2015Julie SmithTV Show
American Odyssey2015Odelle BallardTV Show
Urban & the Shed Crew2015GretaMovie
Good People2014SarahMovie
Margery Booth: The Spy in the Eagle's Nest2014Margery BoothMovie
Advent2014HelenShort Film
The Look of Love2013Jean RaymondMovie
Having You2013AnnaMovie
The Vatican2013Kayla DuffyTV Movie
The Psychopath Next Door2013Eve WrightTV Movie
Virunga2013Short Film
Public Enemies2012Paula RadnorTV Show
Playhouse Presents2012JennyTV Show
Metamorphosis: Titian 20122012DianaShort Film
Neverland2011Elizabeth BonnyTV Show
Treasure Guards2011VictoriaTV Movie
Without You2011Ellie ManningTV Show
You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger2010IrisMovie
London Boulevard2010BrionyMovie
Come Fly with Me2010Anna FrielTV Show
Land of the Lost2009Holly CantrellMovie
Bathory: Countess of Blood2008Erzsébet BáthoryMovie
Goal II: Living the Dream2007Roz HarmisonMovie
Rubbish2007IsobelShort Film
Pushing Daisies2007Charlotte 'Chuck' CharlesTV Show
Irish Jam2006Maureen DuffyMovie
Niagara Motel2006DeniseMovie
The Street2006DeeTV Show
Goal! The Dream Begins2005Roz HarmisonMovie
Perfect Strangers2004Susie WildingTV Movie
The Jury2004Megan DelaneyTV Show
Timeline2003Lady ClaireMovie
Watermelon2003Claire RyanTV Movie
Fields of Gold2002Lucia MerrittTV Movie
Last Rumba in Rochdale2002Bodney (voice)Short Film
Me Without You2001MarinaMovie
War Bride2001LilyMovie
An Everlasting Piece2000BronaghMovie
Sunset Strip2000Tammy FranklinMovie
A Midsummer Night's Dream1999HermiaMovie
Mad Cows1999MaddyMovie
Rogue Trader1999Lisa LeesonMovie
St. Ives1998Flora GilchristMovie
The Land Girls1998Prue (Prudence)Movie
The Stringer1998HelenMovie
The Tribe1998LizzieMovie
Our Mutual Friend1998Bella Harmon, Bella WilferTV Show
You Drive Me1996The DriverTV Show
Mystery!: Cadfael1994SionedTV Show
The Imaginatively Titled Punt & Dennis Show1994TV Show
G.B.H.1991Susan NelsonTV Show
Medics1990Holly JarrettTV Show
Tales from the Crypt1989Angelica, LeahTV Show
Brookside1982Beth JordacheTV Show
Urusei yatsura1981Lum (BBC English dub)TV Show
Emmerdale Farm1972Poppy BruceTV Show
Coronation Street1960Belinda JohnsonTV Show
Sulphur and WhiteJoanne TaitMovie
The Perfect GirlfriendJulietteMovie
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Posted commentsView all comments (10)

lisasfanno1Jun 22, 2014

Instantly fell in love with her on Pushing Daisies. When I found out she was playes Bathory as well I was overjoyed!

JeffreyDec 27, 2012

Hey Anna Friel. I remember seeing you in a youtube video with this little girl doing a charity. I wish I was there. I'd love to meet that girl and be her best friend. By the way there's a funny video. It's a parody from a movie called Downfall. It's called Hitler gets pregnant. Check it out. It's funny. Have a great day.

Brian StutzmanDec 24, 2011

Liked you in Neverland and would also love to cook you dinner!

RobboMay 23, 2011

She is gorgeous. I'd marry her. :)

rachelOct 7, 2008

why her and pace would be adorable

TimeaAug 26, 2008

No, she isn`t. She is the long-term girlfriend of David Thewlis. They began dating in 2001. They have a daughter, Gracie, who was born in 2005.

maruJun 2, 2008

what the hell? anna friel is dating lee pace, isn`t she?

cruelMay 27, 2007

Joaquin screwed her several times then dumped her.

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