Anna Katherine Popplewell (born December 16, 1988 in London), BA in English and English Literature from Oxford University; she is a British film, television and stage actress. She is popular for her role as Susan Pevensie in the Chronicles of Narnia series since 2005, Chyler Silva in Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn since 2012, and for her portrayal of Lady Lola in Reign since 2013.
Early Life of Anna Popplewell:
Anna is the daughter of immunologist Deborah Lomas and attorney Andrew Popplewell. She is the eldest of three acting siblings, Laura Francesca Popplewell, known as Lulu, with whom she shared work on Love in a Cold Climate in 2001; and Frederick Freddie Popplewell, who played Michael Darling in the 2003 film Peter Pan.
His paternal grandfather is Sir Oliver Popplewell, a judge and one of the founders of the High Court Judge, his uncle, Nigel Popplewell, is a famous former player of Cricket. Anna professes the Christian faith and is a member of St. Bride’s Church in London.
She is good friends with her co-stars in the Chronicles of Narnia films, with actors Robert Pattinson, Daniel Radcliffe, Jeremy Sumpter, her co-stars from Reign, as well as Emma Watson and Rachel Hurd- Wood.
She lives in Highbury, London, and studied at the North London Collegiate School, a prestigious women’s college where she was the student president. She ran her senior year from 2006-2007 while recording the second installment of the Chronicles of Narnia.
Following her work on The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian, she began her career in English and English Literature at Magdalen College, Oxford University in September 2007. She finished studying and received her degree in September 2010.
He began acting at the age of six (1994), taking acting classes at Allsorts Drama School and his professional career began in the television production of Frenchman’s Creek (1998) and made his feature film debut with Mansfield Park (1999).
From then on, she appeared in supporting roles such as, for example, in The Little Vampire (2000) and Girl with a Pearl Earring (2003). She auditioned for the role of Wendy Darling in the 2003 film Peter Pan: The Great Adventure, but it was given to Rachel Hurd-Wood.
She also wanted to land the role of Hermione Granger in the Harry Potter film series, although it was given to Emma Watson, whom she has met Anna a couple of times with. She has said that Emma is a very sweet and friendly person. I’m very happy for her.
Despite her previous acting appearances, she is known for her roles in The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005) and The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian (2008), playing the older of the siblings.
Pevensie, Susan Pevensie, one of the protagonists along with William Moseley, Georgie Henley, Skandar Keynes and Ben Barnes. She also made a cameo in the third installment of the saga, The Chronicles of Narnia: Voyage of the Dawn Treader (2010).
She was awarded the Catadores Award in 2007 for Best Supporting Actress in a student production of Five Types of Silence. In December 2007, she played Lady Macbeth in a student production of Macbeth at the OFS Studio in Oxford. In 2008 she acted as Wendla, a character in the controversial musical, Spring Awakening.
In 2011 she appeared in an episode of Comedy Lab, titled Totally Tom, in addition to being in the production of Brave New World as one of the protagonists, sharing the screen with Nicholas Braun. In 2012 she appeared in the movie Payback Season, taking the lead role of Izzy.
In 2012, she began working with 343 Industries on the Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn series, playing Cadet Chyler Silva, as well as providing her voice for the character in the video games.
In March 2013 it was announced that Anna will star opposite Adelaide Kane in the television series The CW: Reign, which tells the story of the accession to the throne of Mary I of Scotland. Anna will play one of the queen’s protagonists and companions, Lola.
In addition to her acting jobs, she also started a small modeling career in 2011, on the catwalks of “Fashion Week” and in Elliot J. Frieze. Since 2009, she has participated in the front row of the most important fashion shows, as well as being present in the fashion emporiums of her favorite designer: Giorgio Armani.
Movies List of Anna Popplewell:
The Little Vampire
Me Without You
Girl with a Pearl Earring
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader