Anna Chancellor



  • Birth Place: Richmond, Surrey, England
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 04/27/1965, Taurus
  • Profession: Actor
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Anna Chancellor Fast Facts:
  • Is distantly related to both Jane Austen and Lord Byron.
  • Great-great grandfather was H.H. Asquith, former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, making her a second cousin, once removed of Helena Bonham Carter.
  • Left the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts when she became pregnant with her daughter Poppy.
  • Met cameraman ex-husband Nigel Willoughby while filming for a beer commercial in 1993.
  • Met husband Redha Debbah when he was working as a cab driver and took her to the West End while she was performing in The Real Inspector Hound in 1998..
  • While appearing in an off-Broadway production of Creditors in 2010, became stricken with a case of viral meningitis and had to be rushed to the hospital by the play's director, Alan Rickman.
  • Anna Chancellor Relationships:
  • Jock Scott - Ex-significant Other
  • Eddy Chancellor - Brother
  • Nigel Willoughby - Ex-husband
  • Redha Debbah - Husband
  • John Chancellor - Father
  • Poppy Chancellor - Daughter
  • Cecilia Chancellor - Cousin
  • Mary Alice Jolliffe - Mother
  • Kate - Sister
  • Isabel - Sister
  • Anna Chancellor Awards:
  • 2014 Olivier Awards: Best Actress - Nominee
  • College:
  • Attended London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts, London, England

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