Birth Name: Anna Louise Friel
Place of Birth: Rochdale, Lancashire, England, U.K.
Date of Birth: 12 July, 1976
Anna Friel is an English actress. Her roles include the show Pushing Daisies and the films Books of Blood and Me Without You (2001), among many other projects.
Anna was born to Julie (Bamford) and Desmond “Des” Friel. Her father is Irish, born in Belfast and raised in County Donegal. Her mother is English. She has one child with her former partner, actor, director, screenwriter, and author David Thewlis.
Anna’s maternal grandfather was named Harry Bamford.