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Gabriella Wright (born 19 June 1982) is an English-French actress and model, best known for playing Queen Claude of France in the series The Tudors and Viola in the film The Perfect Husband. She recently played a significant role as Gina in the action thriller The Transporter Refueled.

Gabriella Wright
Born (1982-06-19) 19 June 1982 (age 37)
NationalityEnglish-French
Other namesGabriella Miranda-Sequela
OccupationActress, model
Years active2004–present
Known forPlaying Queen Claude of France in The Tudors and Gina in The Transporter Refueled.
Spouse(s)Thierry Klemeniuk (m. 2005 divorced in 2010 )

Early lifeEdit

Wright was born on 19 June 1982 in Stoke Newington, London to a sculptor-painter father Paul David Wright and a teacher-writer mother Anne Catherine Wright.[1][2] She moved to France with her parents at the age of 12, and graduated in English Literature and Social Economics.[2] Currently living in Paris.[3]

CareerEdit

In 2004, Wright played her first lead role in the film One Dollar Curry, directed by Vijay Singh.[2]

In 2007, Wright appeared as Queen Claude of France in the historical drama series The Tudors.[3]

In 2014, Wright appeared in the 7th season of the HBO's supernatural drama series True Blood, in which she played the role of Sylvie.[4] She played the lead role in the horror film The Perfect Husband along with Bret Roberts and Carl Wharton, and directed by Lucas Pavetto.[5]

In 2015 Wright appeared in the action thriller film The Transporter Refueled along with Ed Skrein and Ray Stevenson.[6][7] Camille Delamarre directed the film, which released on 4 September 2015 in the United States.[8]

Wright is cast in the film Security to play the role of Ruby, along with Antonio Banderas and Ben Kingsley.[9]

Personal lifeEdit

Wright married producer Thierry Klemeniuk in 2005; actor Sean Penn was best man at their wedding.[3]

FilmographyEdit

FilmEdit

Year Title Role Notes
2004 Albert est méchant L'employée 'Bank'
2004 One Dollar Curry Nathalie
2005 Mary TV Studio Manager
2007 The Last Gang Daniella
2007 Eden Log N/A
2008 Finding Julie Short film
2009 Tomorrow at Dawn N/A
2010 An Organization of Dreams Nagra
2010 22 Bullets Yasmina Telaa
2010 Carnets de rêves Anna Short film
2010 Nomads Nadia TV film
2011 Jack of Diamonds Nadia Raminez TV film
2011 Les poissons aussi rêvent de voler Femme du train Short film
2013 Collision Odette
2014 The Perfect Husband Viola
2014 Everly Anna
2015 The Transporter Refueled Gina
2015 Alcoholist Claire Completed
2015 Septembers of Shiraz Farideh Completed
2015 Cheerleader Death Squad Marja TV film
2017 Security Ruby Completed

TelevisionEdit

Year Title Role Notes
2007 The Innocence Project Colette Givray 1 episode
2007 The Tudors Queen Claude of France 3 episodes
2011 Rani Indra 3 episodes
2013 Payday Greta 2 episodes
2014 True Blood Sylvie 1 episode
2016 Arrow Esrin Fortuna 1 episode

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Dasgupta, Piyali (27 November 2008). "India's the Wright choice for Gabriella". The Times of India. Retrieved 5 September 2015.
  2. ^ a b c "Gabriella Wright – Actress, model, author, Singer but her Real Love is Charity". lasplash.com. Retrieved 5 September 2015.
  3. ^ a b c "About Gabriella Wright as Queen Claude of France". TheTudorsWiki.com. Retrieved 5 September 2015.
  4. ^ "Meet Eric's New Love Interest: Gabriella Wright". true-blood.net. 12 March 2014. Retrieved 5 September 2015.
  5. ^ "The Perfect Husband – Trailer (Gabriella Wright, Bret Roberts, Carl Wharton)". tracking-board.com. 24 February 2014. Retrieved 5 September 2015.
  6. ^ Ben Block, Alex (1 August 2014). "'Transporter Legacy' Set for March 2015 Release". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 5 September 2015.
  7. ^ "The Transporter Refueled Cast". movieweb.com. Retrieved 5 September 2015.
  8. ^ Pedersen, Erik (1 April 2015). "'Transporter Refueled' & 'Hillsong – Let Hope Rise' Moved: See You In September". deadline.com. Retrieved 5 September 2015.
  9. ^ A. Lincoln, Ross (20 November 2015). "'Before I Fall' Adds Liv Hewson; Gabriella Wright Joins 'Security'". Deadline. Retrieved 7 January 2016.

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