Annabelle Wallis

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Annabelle Wallis
Born (1984-09-05) 5 September 1984 (age 31)
Oxford, England, UK
Occupation Actress
Years active 2005–present

Annabelle Wallis (born 5 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), and Mia Form in the supernatural horror film Annabelle (2014).[1] She currently stars as Grace Burgess in the BBC drama Peaky Blinders.


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, which 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. She currently stars as Grace Burgess in the BBC drama Peaky Blinders starring alongside Cillian Murphy and Sam Neil.[3][4] In 2014, she starred in the horror film Annabelle, a spin-off of 2013's The Conjuring.[5]

Personal life[edit]

Wallis was born in Oxford, but spent much of her childhood in Portugal, attending Saint Dominic's International School. Her maternal uncle is actor Richard Harris. Wallis speaks fluent English, and Portuguese. She also speaks some French, and Spanish. She currently lives in London. She is currently in a relationship with Chris Martin since August 2015.



Year Title Role Notes
2005 Dil Jo Bhi Kahey... Sophie Besson / Savirti Pradhan Bollywood film
2006 True True Lie Paige
2007 Steel Trap Melanie
2008 Body of Lies Hani's Girlfriend in Bar
2009 Right Hand Drive Ruth
2011 W.E. Arabella Green
2011 X-Men: First Class Amy
2012 Snow White and the Huntsman Sara
2013 Hello Carter Kelly
2014 Annabelle Mia Form
2015 Sword of Vengeance Annabelle
2016 Grimsby Post-production
2016 Knights of the Roundtable: King Arthur Maid Maggie Filming
2016 Come and Find Me Claire Post-production


Year Title Role Notes
2005 Jericho Lizzie Way Episode: "The Killing of Johnny Swan"
2007 Diana: Last Days of a Princess Kelly Fisher Television film
2009 Ghost Town Serena Television film
2009–10 Tudors, TheThe Tudors Jane Seymour Main role, 5 episodes
2010 Lost Future, TheThe Lost Future Dorel Television film
2011 Strike Back: Project Dawn Dana Van Rijn 2 episodes
2011 Pan Am Bridget Pierce Recurring role, 4 episodes
2013–present Peaky Blinders Grace Burgess Main roles, 11 episodes
2014 Fleming: The Man Who Would Be Bond Muriel Wright 2 episodes
2014 Musketeers, TheThe Musketeers Ninon de Larroque Episode: "A Rebellious Woman"


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