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ANNA Friel broke into the British TV scene when she starred in the classic soap Brookside.Since then she has been successful on both sides of the Atlantic

Now the actress is thrilling fans in the gripping ITV drama Marcella Here’s Anna’s story and a reminder of what else you might have seen her in

She started acting at the tender age of 13, starring Beth Jordache on Channel 4 soap Brookside

During her time on the show, she portrayed the first lesbian kiss on a British soap in January 1994

Anna made her film debut in Land Girls in 1998 before starring in a number of films including A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Limitless

Anna is currently showing her acting skills in the ITV detective series Marcella, in which she appears as detective Marcella Backland

The actress has also starred in television shows such as the American mystery comedy drama series Pushing Daisies

Friel has also had roles in American television series such as Fox ‘The Jury and NBC thriller series The Odyssey

Made her West End theatrical debut in Patrick Marber’s Closer in 1999 and has since starred in Breakfast at Tiffany’s and Uncle Vanya’s in the West End

On the big screen, Anna has appeared in films such as Limitless, The Look of Love, The Cleanse and I.

The actress is notoriously calm about her personal life, but revealed that their four-year relationship collapsed just two weeks after the initial lockdown

She has not named her ex-lover, although she has been linked to regimental corporal Major Mark Jaworski (42) in recent years

“A relationship I was in for four years broke down after about the first two weeks

“When we went into lockdown, I remember thinking, ‘God there are going to be so many people who break up during this time’

“While I like to keep my personal life incredibly private, I think there will be such a fallout in the end that it is important to say, ‘I am human, it happens to all of us and it is difficult'”

Anna Friel began dating actor David Thewlis in 2001, and the couple became parents to daughter Gracie Ellen Mary

in July 2005

The couple split up in December 2010 after nearly ten years, and Anna was in a relationship with actor Rhys Ifans from 2011 to 2014

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