25 September 1984 |
Oxford, England, UK
Annabelle Wallis (born 25 September 1984) is an English actress, best known for her role as Jane Seymour in Showtime's period drama The Tudors (2009–10), Bridget in ABC's drama Pan Am (2011), Grace Burgess in the BBC's drama Peaky Blinders (2013–14) and Mia Gordon in the supernatural horror film Annabelle (2014).
Maternal niece of Richard Harris, Wallis was born in Oxford, but spent much of her childhood in Portugal attending Saint Dominic's International School. She speaks fluent English, Portuguese, French, and Spanish. She now lives in London.
In Portugal, she did several short films before she moved to London to pursue a career in movies. In London, she did some advertisements and went to drama school.
In 2009, Wallis starred as Jane Seymour in season three of the Showtime drama series The Tudors with Jonathan Rhys Meyers. She took over from Anita Briem, who quit the role at the end of the second season. She returned as Jane Seymour in a dream sequence to The Tudors for the fourth (and final) season in mid-2010, this was confirmed when the first promotional picture of the season showed Jane (along with King Henry VIII, Katherine of Aragon, Anne Boleyn, Anne of Cleves, Katherine Howard and Katherine Parr) on the cover.
In 2010, Annabelle was cast in W.E directed by Madonna and in 2011, had a minor role in the film X-Men: First Class. In 2013, she appeared as double-agent Grace Burgess in the BBC drama Peaky Blinders starring alongside Cillian Murphy and Sam Neil. In 2014, she starred in the horror film Annabelle, a spin-off of 2013's The Conjuring.
|2005||Dil Jo Bhi Kahey...||Sophie Besson / Savirti Pradhan|
|2006||True True Lie||Paige|
|2008||Body of Lies||Hani's Girlfriend in Bar|
|2009||Right Hand Drive||Ruth|
|2012||Snow White and the Huntsman||Sara|
|2014||Sword of Vengeance||Annabelle||Post-production|
|2005||Jericho||Lizzie Way||Episode: "The Killing of Johnny Swan"|
|2007||Diana: Last Days of a Princess||Kelly Fisher||TV film|
|2009||Ghost Town||Serena||TV film|
|2009–2010||Tudors, TheThe Tudors||Jane Seymour||Recurring role (5 episodes)|
|2010||Lost Future, TheThe Lost Future||Dorel||TV film|
|2011||Strike Back: Project Dawn||Dana Van Rijn||Episodes: "#7", "#8"|
|2011||Pan Am||Bridget Pierce||Recurring role (4 episodes)|
|2013–2014||Peaky Blinders||Grace Burgess||Main role|
|2014||Fleming: The Man Who Would Be Bond||Muriel Wright||TV miniseries|
|2014||Musketeers, TheThe Musketeers||Ninon de Larroque||Episode: "A Rebellious Woman"|
- "The Tatler List". Tatler.
- http://www.sho.com/site/tudors/characters.do Retrieved on 2009-04-01
- "Five minutes with Annabelle Wallis". Elle UK.
- "Peaky Blinders". BBC Media Centre.
- "‘The Conjuring’ Spinoff ‘Annabelle’ Moves Ahead With New Stars and a Start Date".
- Annabelle Wallis at the Internet Movie Database
- Interview with Annabelle Wallis - leading lady of Dil Jo Bhi Kahey on 21 September 2005
- A Sit-Down with Annabelle Wallis: Annabelle Wallis discusses Jane Seymour's relationship with Henry VIII. Showtime