Anne-Marie Duff


Born: Southall, London, England, UK


Anne-Marie Duff (born 8 October 1970) is an English actress. She first achieved mainstream attention for playing Fiona Gallagher in the television series Shameless (2004–05; 2013), and later played Elizabeth I in The Virgin Queen (2006). She also played the lead role in the television series From Darkness in 2015. Duff has also had roles in films such as Enigma (2001), The Magdalene Sisters (2002), Notes on a Scandal (2006), French Film (2008), The Last Station and Nowhere Boy (both 2009), Before I Go to Sleep (2014) and Suffragette (2015). Her performances in Shameless, The Virgin Queen, Nowhere Boy and Suffragette earned her BAFTA nominations in the Best Actress and Best Supporting Actress categories, and she was awarded the BAFTA Cymru Award for Best Actress for her work in the 2007 television film The History of Mr Polly. Duff married Scottish actor James McAvoy, with whom she has one child. The couple divorced in 2016.

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