1 January 1986 |
Moseley, Birmingham, England, UK
Anna Brewster (born 1 January 1986) is an English actress and model.
Brewster has appeared in the films Anita and Me, Mrs Henderson Presents, Hippie Hippie Shake with Sienna Miller and Cillian Murphy and How to Lose Friends & Alienate People. She has also appeared in the television series The Tudors, The Royal, Luther and had a starring role in E4's Nearly Famous as Kate Sherman.
Recently, Brewster played a supermodel named 'Lydia Kane' in the BBC series Material Girl, a British romantic comedy produced by Carnival Films that first aired on BBC One on 14 January 2010. It stars Lenora Crichlow, Dervla Kirwan and Michael Landes. Inspired by the book Fashion Babylon, Material Girl is "about a young fashion designer battling an evil ex-boss, a sexy-but-devilish business partner and snobby fashionistas to get her break in work and love."
In 2012, she played one of the lead roles in the award-winning short film Volume directed by Mahalia Belo.
In January 2013, she appeared in the BBC series Silent Witness as Deanna Collier.
Brewster modelled a range of women's clothing for designer label Ben Sherman; she was seen in the autumn/winter 2007 range throughout the UK. She appeared in a campaign for Aquascutum, Hermes for two seasons, Jigsaw A/W 2011, Sportsgirl and was the face of Links of London for a season. She has shot editorial for UK and American Glamour, Dazed & Confused, Italian Vogue, Japanese Vogue, Hercules, Plastique and Russian Vogue.
Anna Brewster is from Moseley, Birmingham. She attended St Bernard's RC School, Kings Heath Junior School and Queensbridge School in Moseley before studying for her A levels at Solihull Sixth Form College. She has also studied at the Birmingham School of Speech and Drama.
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