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Anna Gunn Biography

Birth Name:
Anna Gunn
Birth Place:
Ohio, United States
Profession
Actor

Fast Facts

  • Raised in Santa Fe, NM, she once costarred in a 1997 film called Santa Fe, which starred Gary Cole and Lolita Davidovich
  • There's also a New Mexico connection with her TV series, Breaking Bad, which is set in Albuquerque
  • Landed her first professional acting job, in The Beggar's Opera at the Court Theatre in Chicago, in 1990, while still an undergraduate at Northwestern University
  • Made Broadway debut the 1996's revival of The Rehearsal, which also starred Roger Rees
  • Played Marie Curie in Radiance: The Passion of Marie Curie, a play written by Alan Alda, in 2011

Awards

  • 2014Emmy-Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series: winner
  • 2014Critics' Choice Television Awards-Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series: nominated
  • 2013Emmy-Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series: winner
  • 2013Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series: nominated
  • 2013Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: winner
  • 2012Emmy-Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series: nominated
  • 2012Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: nominated
  • 2011Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: nominated
  • 2006Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: nominated

Relationships

  • Eila Rose Duncan -- Daughter
  • Emma Duncan -- Daughter
  • Alastair Duncan -- Ex-husband