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Gender Female
Language(s) Greek
Meaning flower, blossom

Anthea (Greek: Ἄνθεια), "blossom" in Greek, was an epithet of the Classical Greek goddess Hera, and is used as a female given name in English. It may refer to:

  • Anthea Askey (1933–1999), English actress who was a popular television actress of the 1950s
  • Anthea Bell OBE (born 1936), British translator who has translated numerous literary works
  • Anthea Benton, British television commercial and music video director, best known for her adverts for Stella Artois and Levi's
  • Anthea Fraser (born 1930), novelist
  • Anthea Millett, Chairman of the Avon, Gloucestershire and Wiltshire Strategic Health Authority from 2002 to 2006
  • Anthea Phillipps B.Sc. (born 1956), British botanist
  • Anthea Redfern (born 1953), former British television hostess, assistant to her husband Bruce Forsyth
  • Anthea Stewart (born 1944), former field hockey player from Zimbabwe
  • Anthea Sylbert (born 1939), American costume designer
  • Anthea Turner (born 1960), English television presenter and media personality

Fictional characters[edit]

See also[edit]

  • Perfect Housewife (also known as The Perfect Housewife with Anthea Turner), a reality show on BBC Three from 2006 to 2007 hosted by Anthea Turner