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Anna Brewster (born 1 January 1986) is an English actress and model.

Anna Brewster
Born (1986-01-01) 1 January 1986 (age 33)
Moseley, Birmingham, England, UK
OccupationActress, model


Acting careerEdit

Brewster starred as Anita Rutter in Anita and Me (2002), and played Doris in Mrs Henderson Presents (2005).[1] In 2007, she portrayed the starring role of Kate Sherman in the E4 miniseries Nearly Famous, and appeared as Anne Stafford in the television series The Tudors.[1] Brewster also played Cynthia Grant in a 2009 episode of The Royal, and Abby in a 2011 episode of Luther.

In 2009, Brewster starred as Laura in the horror film The Reeds, which premiered at the After Dark Horrorfest.[1][2] In 2010, she played supermodel Lydia Kane in the BBC series Material Girl.[1][3] In 2012, Brewster played Georgina, one of the lead roles in the short film Volume, directed by Mahalia Belo.[1] In 2013, she appeared in the BBC series Silent Witness as Deanna Collier.[4][5][6]

Since November 2015, Brewster has portrayed Françoise-Athénaïs, Marquise de Montespan in the Canal+ series Versailles.[7][8][9] In December 2015, she appeared as Bazine Netal, a First Order spy in Star Wars: The Force Awakens.[10][11]

Model careerEdit

Brewster modelled a range of women's clothing for designer label Ben Sherman; she was seen in the autumn/winter 2007 range throughout the UK. She appeared in a campaign for Aquascutum, Hermes for two seasons, Jigsaw A/W 2011, Sportsgirl and was the face of Links of London for a season.[citation needed] She has shot editorial for UK and American Glamour, Dazed & Confused, Italian Vogue, Japanese Vogue, Hercules, Plastique and Russian Vogue.[citation needed]

Personal lifeEdit

Anna Brewster is from Moseley, Birmingham. She attended St Bernard's RC School, Kings Heath Junior School and Queensbridge School in Moseley before studying for her A levels at Solihull Sixth Form College.[citation needed] She has also studied at the Birmingham School of Speech and Drama.[citation needed]


  1. ^ a b c d e "Volume: Cast". 2012. Archived from the original on 17 March 2017. Retrieved 3 January 2018 – via
  2. ^ Steve Barton (6 July 2012). "Exclusive One-Sheet Debut – After Dark's The Reeds". Retrieved 10 May 2017.
  3. ^ "Material Girl press pack". BBC Press Office. 8 August 2009. Retrieved 10 May 2017.
  4. ^ "Part 1, 'Change', Series 16, Silent Witness". BBC News. Retrieved 3 January 2018.
  5. ^ "Part 2, 'Change', Series 16, Silent Witness". BBC News. Retrieved 3 January 2018.
  6. ^ "BBC – Silent Witness: 'Change' – Media Centre". BBC News. Retrieved 3 January 2018.
  7. ^ Gove, Ed (21 April 2017). "Who's who in Versailles? A guide to the French court". Royal Television Society. Retrieved 20 December 2017.
  8. ^ Deen, Sarah (11 August 2016). "This is what the stars of BBC's Versailles look like when they're not in costume". Metro. Retrieved 19 December 2017.
  9. ^ Bellini, Luciana (9 May 2016). "Meet Star Wars actress Anna Brewster". Tatler. Retrieved 2 January 2018.
  10. ^ "Star Wars: The Force Awakens Cast + Crew". Fandango. Retrieved 21 December 2015.
  11. ^ Newbold, Alice (17 June 2016). "'The knee-high socks are the worst part!' Anna Brewster on the Versailles costumes". The Daily Telegraph. Retrieved 2 January 2018.

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