Did Anna Friel Ever Get the Chance To Get Married And Turn Partner Into Husband? Get To Know

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Did Anna Friel Ever Get the Chance To Get Married And Turn Partner Into Husband? Get To Know

English actor Anna Friel is best known for her portrayal of Beth Jordache in the series Brookside (1993–1995). In the series, she gained notoriety for Britain's first prime-time lesbian kiss scene.

Later, she gained acclamation for her role as Charlotte in Pushing Daisies (2007 to 2009).

Further, Anna was one of the 100 Most Beautiful People in the World in People Magazine's 2008 list.

Anna Friel Married/ Dating Life

Anna Friel was reportedly in a relationship with Mark Jaworski- Regimental Corporal Major, who served alongside the Royals- Prince William and Prince Harry. 

The pair were said to have met at a charity dinner in 2018, and started dating. But in 2019, Dailymail reported that the two had parted ways but chose to remain friends even after the split. 

Past Relationships

Previously, Anna was in a longterm relationship with Harry Potter actor David Thewlis.


Anna Friel with her ex-boyfriend David Thewlis in 2008 (Photo: daily mail)

The two started dating after meeting each other on a flight to Cannes Film Festival in 2001. But after a decade long relationship, their relationship finally fizzled out, and the two parted ways in 2010.

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After David, Anna started dating Notting Hill actor Rhys Ifans in 2011. But that romance came to an end in 2014.

Apart from these relationships, Anna was linked to actor Christian Bale in the past. 

Her Children/ Daughter

Anna Friel has a daughter with her long term ex-partner David Thewlis.


Anna Friel with her daughter Gracie at Brit Awards in 2018 (Photo: good housekeeping)

Her daughter Gracie Ellen Mary Thewlis was born on 9th July 2005 in London's Portland hospital.

Short Bio/ Age

Anna was born Anna Louise Friel on 12th July 1976, in Rochdale, Greater Manchester, England. 

Her parents are Julie Friel and Desmond "Des" Friel. She has a brother named Michael.

Her Career

Anna's acting career started at the mere age of thirteen.

She appeared as a teen actor in numerous TV shows like Coronation Street (1991), Emmerdale (1992), and Medics (1993).

Later, she also made her stage debut in 2001 and appeared in several shows, including the theatrical adaptation of Breakfast at Tiffany's and Uncle Vanya.

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Apart from TV shows and theatre, Anna has starred in movies like Me Without You (2001), Irish Jam (2006), Limitless (2011), Good People (2014), and Urban & the Shed Crew (2015).

Throughout her career, Anna is the recipient of many prestigious awards like the National Television Award (1995), the Royal Television Society Award (2009), and the International Emmy Awards (2017), to name a few. 

Some Other Facts

  • Anna Frail stands at the height of 5 feet 5 inches (1.65 meters).
  • She graduated from Crompton House Church of England School and later attended Holy Cross College.
  • She has received acting training from the Oldham Theatre Workshop.
  • Anna has also received an honorary degree from the University of Bolton.
  • She is a World Wide Fund for Nature's wildlife charity ambassador.