Annabelle Wallis

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Annabelle Wallis
Born (1984-09-25) 25 September 1984 (age 29)
Oxford, England, United Kingdom
Occupation Actress
Years active 2005-present

Annabelle Wallis (born 25 September 1984) is an English actress, possibly best known for her role as Jane Seymour in Showtime's hit period drama The Tudors, Bridget in ABC's period drama Pan Am and Grace Burgess in the BBC's Peaky Blinders.[1]

Personal life[edit]

Maternal niece of Richard Harris, Wallis was born in Oxford, England, 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. She and Jared Leto are close friends.

Career[edit]

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.[2] 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.[3][4] In 2014, she was cast in the film Annebelle, a spin-off of 2013's The Conjuring.[5]

Filmography[edit]

Year Movie Role Notes and Awards
2005 Dil Jo Bhi Kahey Sophie
2006 True True Lie Paige
2007 Steel Trap Melanie
2008 Body of Lies Hani's girlfriend
Right Hand Drive Ruth
2011 W.E. Arabella Green
X-Men: First Class Amy
2012 Snow White & the Huntsman Sara uncredited
2013 Hello Carter TBA
2014 Annabelle Filming
2015 Grimsby Filming
Television
Year Title Role Notes
2005 Jericho Lizzie Way Episode: "The Killing of Johnny Swan"
2007 Diana: Last Days of a Princess Kelly Fisher TV Movie
2009, 2010 The Tudors Jane Seymour 5 episodes
2010 Ghost Town Serena TV Movie
2010 The Lost Future Dorel TV Movie
2011-2012 Pan Am Bridget 4 episodes
2011 Strike Back: Project Dawn Dana van Rijn 2 episodes
2013 Peaky Blinders Grace Burgess 6 episodes
2014 Fleming: The Man Who Would Be Bond Muriel Wright 2 episodes
The Musketeers Ninon De Larroque Episode: "A Rebellious Woman"

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