Anna Chancellor

Active - 1989 - Present  |   Born - Apr 27, 1965 in Richmond, Surrey, England  |   Genres - Drama, Comedy, Crime

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  • Is distantly related to both Jane Austen and Lord Byron.
  • Great-great grandfather was H.H. Asquith, former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, making her a second cousin, once removed of Helena Bonham Carter.
  • Left the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts when she became pregnant with her daughter Poppy.
  • Met cameraman ex-husband Nigel Willoughby while filming for a beer commercial in 1993.
  • Met husband Redha Debbah when he was working as a cab driver and took her to the West End while she was performing in The Real Inspector Hound in 1998..
  • While appearing in an off-Broadway production of Creditors in 2010, became stricken with a case of viral meningitis and had to be rushed to the hospital by the play's director, Alan Rickman.