Annabel Scholey Biography

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Annabel Scholey
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Birthday: January 8, 1984 (Capricorn)

Born In: Wakefield, West Yorkshire, England

Annabel Scholey is an English actress best known for her work in TV shows such as ‘Being Human’, where she portrayed Lauren Drake, and ‘Medici: Masters of Florence’, where she played Contessina de Medici. Born and raised in Wakefield, she studied at the Oxford School of Drama, from where she graduated in 2005. Her first appearance as an actress was in the British TV series ‘Poirot’. Since then, she has appeared in several other TV series as well as the feature film ‘Walking on Sunshine’, where she had a leading role. Her recent works on television include her supporting role in ‘Britannia’, a historical fantasy series, where she played Amena. The show has been compared to the well-known TV series ‘Game of Thrones’. Besides being active in the TV industry, this actress has also appeared in a number of acclaimed stage productions.
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British Celebrities Born In January

Age: 38 Years, 38 Year Old Females

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Spouse/Ex-: Ciarán McMenamin

Born Country: England

Actresses British Women

Height: 5'5" (165 cm), 5'5" Females

Notable Alumni: Oxford School Of Drama

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education: Oxford School of Drama

Career
Annabel Scholey began her career with the mystery drama TV film ‘Poirot: After the Funeral’, which was based on a story by Agatha Christie. She was next seen in ‘Holby City’ and ‘Doctors’, both medical dramas. She then appeared in the TV show ‘Jane Eyre’. It was based on the 1847 novel of the same name, by Charlotte Bronte. It gained critical acclaim and was nominated for several awards, winning a few as well.
After appearing in the TV series ‘East Enders’ in 2007, she started appearing in the supernatural comedy-drama ‘Being Human’ in 2009. The series became popular among the audiences and earned praise from the critics. It also won several awards and nominations. She was then seen in the British comedy-drama series ‘Personal Affairs’.
Her first appearance on the big screen was in the musical romantic comedy-drama film ‘Walking on Sunshine’ in 2014. The film was directed by Max Giwa and Dania Pasquini and was met with average reviews. The next year, she was seen in ‘Inspector George Gently’, a British TV crime drama, which is set in the 1960s. It is loosely based on the ‘Inspector Gently’ novels which were written by Alan Hunter. The series was appreciated by the critics.
In 2016, she appeared in the TV series ‘Medici’. It was set in Florence, in the early fifteenth century. Scholey portrayed Contessina de’ Medici, one of the lead roles.
In 2018, she was seen in the historical fantasy series ‘Britannia’, where she had a supporting role. Reviews of the series were above average. She had an important role in the legal drama series ‘Split’ (2018-19). She portrayed a divorce lawyer named Nina Defoe. The show was critically acclaimed.
She has also appeared in several theatrical plays, including ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ and ‘Hamlet’.
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Family & Personal Life
Annabel Scholey was born in Wakefield, West Yorkshire, on 8th January 1984. She studied at the Oxford School of Drama, from where she graduated in 2005.
She got married to fellow actor Ciarán McMenamin in May 2017, in a private ceremony, in the presence of close friends and family members. They currently reside in London.

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