Annabelle Wallis: Everything You Need To Know About The British Actress

Annabelle Wallis: Everything You Need To Know About The British Actress

    By Ellie Wiseman Posted on 13 Apr 2017

    Annabelle Wallis is an actress you may not be familiar with, but make no mistake, you should (and are about to) be. From her starring role in Peaky Blinders to her relationship with Coldplay frontman Chris Martin, she was thrust into stardom after The Mummy remake in 2017 which she starred in alongside Tom Cruise. This year, she became Cartier’s ambassador for jewellery and the new face of their Panthere de Cartier watch.

    We answer all of your questions about the actress, from her filmography to who she’s dated…

    Who is Annabelle Wallis?

    Annabelle Wallis is an English actress you may recognise, but one need to watch out for this year. She was born in Oxford but spent a lot of her childhood in Portugal, where she was in a few short films before moving to London to persue acting.

    Her uncle, Richard Harris, was a famous Irish actor who starred in Camelot (1967) and played Albus Dumbledore in the first and second Harry Potter films before his untimely death in 2002. Richard’s son (Annabelle’s cousin), Jared Harris, is also an actor and most recently played King George VI in Netflix’s The Crown.

    How old is Annabelle Wallis?

    Annabelle Wallis was born in 25 September 1984, which makes her 32-years-old.

    What has Annabelle Wallis been in?

    She is best known for playing Jane Seymour in The Tudors (2009-2010) alongside Natalie Dormer who played Anne Boleyn. She also played Bridget Pierce in the TV series Pan Am (2011) alongside the likes of Margot Robbie.

    Her other credits include Sacha Baron Cohen’s Grimsby (2016), the horror film Annabelle (2014) and more recently in the thriller Come and Find Me (2016) with Breaking Bad’s Aaron Paul.

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    At the premiere of ‘Annabelle’; at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party; at the BAFTAs with Tom Hughes

    Another of her most notable roles is as Grace Burgess in Peaky Blinders (2013-2016) - the gangster drama set in 1920s Birmingham - alongside Cillian Murphy.

    She also starred in King Arthur: Legend of the Sword (May 2017), and then the reboot of the adventure film The Mummy with Tom Cruise (June 2017). In 2018, she played Rebecca Crosby in Tag alongside Isla Fisher, Jeremy Renner and Jon Hamm. Currently, she’s filming Boss Level, which is yet to have a release date…

    Annabelle Wallis & Tom Cruise

    For the entire filming of The Mummy, rumours circulated that Tom Cruise and Annabelle Wallis are dating. It has been speculated that Cruise, 54, fell for his co-star and that they were keeping their supposed relationship low-key, but nothing was ever confirmed.

    Tom Cruise and Annabelle Wallis in 'The Mummy' | © Rex Features

    Annabelle Wallis & Chris Martin

    Annabelle Wallis was dating Coldplay frontman Chris Martin from the end of 2015 to the end of 2016. The couple made a few public appearances throughout their relationship, Chris took Annabelle to Stella McCartney’s new collection launch party where his ex, Gwyneth Paltrow (whom he split from in 2015), was also in attendance.

    Annabelle Wallis & Jared Leto

    Among the ranks of Annabelle’s rumoured boyfriends is American actor Jared Leto. But while their dalliance was only speculated upon, never confirmed, they have surely been close friends for the past couple of years.

    Annabelle Wallis and Jared Leto in 2014 and 2016 | © Getty

    Annabelle Wallis and Chris Pine

    Currently, Annabelle is dating fellow actor Chris Pine, confirming their romance in June this year. The couple went on a romantic getaway to Positano, Italy in August and were pictured packing on the PDA. A fan posted the following sighting of them on Instagram earlier this year…

    Annabelle Wallis Instagram

    You can find Annabelle on Instagram under the handle @annabellewallis. The actress has garnered almost 70,000 followers and shows insights into her daily life, attending glamorous events and promoting her new movies.

    Annabelle Wallis Twitter

    Annabelle has Twitter, where she shares articles celebrating things like the Brexit protest and LGBT+ rights, follow her @WallisAnnabelle.

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