Anna Hutchison (born 8 February 1986[3]) is a New Zealand actress and producer. Her roles include Delphi Greenlaw on Shortland Street (2002–04); Lily Chilman, the Jungle Fury Yellow Ranger on Power Rangers Jungle Fury (2008); Allison Dine on Underbelly: A Tale of Two Cities (2009); Amy Smart on Go Girls (2009–12); Jules Louden in The Cabin in the Woods (2012); Laeta on Spartacus: War of the Damned (2013); Sasha on Anger Management (2013–14) and Kim in The Right Girl (2015).

Anna Hutchison
Hutchison at the 2014 Florida SuperCon
Born (1986-02-08) 8 February 1986 (age 38)
Auckland, New Zealand
Occupations
  • Actress
  • producer
Years active2002-present
Spouse
Mike Gillespie
(m. 2018)
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Children2[2]
WebsiteOfficial website

Career

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Hutchison's career began on the New Zealand soap opera Shortland Street and continued in the American series Power Rangers Jungle Fury. She also played Allison Dine, the girlfriend of crime figure Terry Clark in the Australian television series Underbelly: A Tale of Two Cities also known as Underbelly: The Mr Asia Story,[4] and Amy Smart in the New Zealand television comedy-drama series Go Girls. In 2012, she starred in the Joss Whedon-Drew Goddard meta-fictional slasher film The Cabin in the Woods.

On 13 April 2012, it was announced that Hutchison would be joining the cast of Spartacus for the third season in 2013, in a main role as Laeta, a Roman taken prisoner by Spartacus.[5]

Filmography

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Film

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Year Title Role Notes
2006 The Lost One Emma Short film
2006 Wendy Wu: Homecoming Warrior Lisa Disney Channel movie
2011 Panic at Rock Island VJ Pilly TV movie
2012 The Cabin in the Woods Jules Louden Feature film
Rotting Hill Lizzy Short film
2013 Blinder Rose Walton Feature film
2015 Call to Duty Sarah Williams
The Right Girl Kimberly
Wrecker Emily Feature film
The Night Before Kayla
Sugar Mountain Angie Miller Feature film
2016 Drive By Lisa Short film
2016 Wrong Swipe Anna Lifetime TV movie
Cup of Love Zoe TV movie
A Firehouse Christmas Jenny Film
2017 Vengeance: A Love Story Teena Feature film
2018 Encounter Jessica Flemming Feature film
2019 Robert the Bruce Morag Feature film
Starting Up Love Jillian
2021 A Love Yarn[6] Sophie Markham TV movie

Television

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Year Title Role Notes
2002–04 Shortland Street Delphi Greenlaw (main role) TV series
2006 Orange Roughies Anja TV series, episodes: 1.1, 1.2
2007 Ride with the Devil "Pony" Gemmel (main role) TV series
2008 Power Rangers Jungle Fury Lily Chilman / Jungle Fury Yellow Ranger (main role) TV series, 32 episodes
Legend of the Seeker Bronwyn TV series, episode: "Identity"
2009 Underbelly: A Tale of Two Cities Allison Dine (main role) TV miniseries, 13 episodes
2009–12 Go Girls Amy Smart (main role) TV series, 37 episodes
2011 Sea Patrol Jodie TV series, episode: "The Hunted"
Wild Boys Emilia Fife (main role) TV series, 10 episodes
2013 Spartacus: War of the Damned Laeta (main role) TV series, 9 episodes
2014 Auckland Daze Anna TV series, episode: 2.5
2013–14 Anger Management Sasha (recurring role) TV series, 6 episodes
2017 Amero Squad Agent Andrea (female version of Odd Squad)

Awards

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Year Award Film Result
2004 New Zealand Television & Film Award for Best Juvenile Actor in a Television Series Shortland Street Nominated
TV Guide Best on the Box People's Choice Award for Rising Star Shortland Street Won
TV Guide Best on the Box People's Choice Award for Best Actress Shortland Street Nominated
2005 TV Guide Best on the Box People's Choice Award for Best Actress Shortland Street Nominated
2006 New Zealand Screen Award for Best Performance in a Short Film The Lost One Nominated
2010 Logie Award for Most Outstanding New Talent Underbelly: A Tale of Two Cities Nominated

References

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  1. ^ van der Zwan, Sebastian. "Anna Hutchison's magical Waiheke wedding". Now To Love. Retrieved 18 December 2018.
  2. ^ Simich, Ricardo (14 November 2021). "Spy: Hey baby, No 2 is a charm for these three stars". The New Zealand Herald.
  3. ^ "Score Girl". The New Zealand Herald. 14 February 2009. Archived from the original on 4 September 2012. Retrieved 14 February 2009.
  4. ^ "Anna Hutchison in a power play for new Underbelly role". News.com.au. 8 October 2008. Archived from the original on 9 October 2008. Retrieved 8 October 2008.
  5. ^ "APA Signs 'Cabin in the Woods'/'Spartacus' Actress". Deadline Hollywood. 13 April 2012. Retrieved 14 April 2012.
  6. ^ Burger, Peter (17 September 2021), A Love Yarn (Comedy, Romance), Screentime, Incendo Media, Incendo Productions, retrieved 16 August 2022
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