Who is Anna Gunn? Breaking Bad actress who plays Walter White’s wife Skyler who appeared in Deadwood

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ANNA Gunn shot to fame in the hugely popular series Breaking Bad, starring Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul.

However, she had gone on to land roles in a number of hit television shows, including The Mindy Project and Criminal Minds. Here is everything you need to know about her.

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Anna Gunn is a television, film and stage actress
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Who is Anna Gunn?

Anna Gunn was brought up in Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA after he parents relocated the family from Cleveland, Ohio in the late seventies.

According to her bio on IMDB she took up acting in a drama class at the Santa Fe Preparatory School before continuing her education at Northweastern University’s theatre department.

Since her days of study, Anna has worked in television, film and theatre.

What shows has Anna Gunn been in before?

Anna’s television role, playing Martha Bullock in HBO’s Deadwood was what propelled her to fame.

Her television credits also include Six Feet Under, ER, Boston Legal, Law & Order, Seinfeld and The Practice.

Meanwhile, her extensive film credits include roles in Nobody’s Baby, which she starred in with Gary Olden and Mary Steenburgen.

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Anna Gunn as Martha Bullock in Deadwood
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Anna’s first starring role in film came in 1995’s Without Evidence, which she worked in alongside Angelina Jolie.

The actress is also a regular in theatre and created the leading role of photojournalist Sarah Goodwin in Time Stands Still.

In 1997, the TV star made her Broadway debut alongside Roger Reese in The Rehearsals at the Roundabout Theater.

Aside from her work in theatre, Anna played Skyler White in the AMC crime series Breaking Bad from 2008 to 2013.

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Anna Gunn were her ex-husband, Alastair Duncan, at the premiere of Deadwood
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Who is Anna Gunn’s ex-husband Alastair Duncan?

Anna and Alastair Duncan, a British actor who has voiced countless video games, were married from 1990 to 2009.

They share two daughters together, Eila and Emma.

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Anna Gunn in the award-winning series Breaking Bad
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Has Anna Gunn won any awards?

Anna was presented with the Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series Emmy Nomination in 2012, 2013 and 2014.

In 2012, she was nominated for Best Supporting Actress by the Broadcast Television Journalist Association for a Critics’ Choice Television Award.

She was also nominated the 2012 and 2013 Screen Actor’s Guild Award for Best Ensemble Cast.

Anna is the recipient of the 2008 Peabody Award and won an AFI Award both in 2008 and 2011.


Will Anna Gunn be on The One Show?

The actress will appear on BBC’s The One Show TONIGHT (June 26, 2019) from 7pm.

Joining Matt and Mel Giedroyc on the sofa with Anna are Clive Owen, Susanna Reid and the Kaiser Chiefs.

Also, the England women’s World Cup team of 1971 will be reunited by The One Show team.

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