Anna a Popplewell

Anna a Popplewell

Anna Popplewel

University of Oxford (Bachelor of Arts in English Literature)

A child actress at the age of six in her native Britain, Anna Popplewell made her feature film debut in "Mansfield Park" (1999). A string of supporting roles in U.K. film and television projects followed, including the all-star miniseries "Love in a Cold Climate" (2003) and the feature "Girl with a Pearl Earring" (2003). In 2004, she was cast as the sensible Susan Pevensie in Disney's film version of the classic C.S. Lewis fantasy, "The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe" (2005). The film's Oscar and box office success necessitated sequels, with Popplewell returning to play Susan in "The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian" (2008) and "The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader" (2010). Though her early career was dominated by the "Narnia" films, there was no doubt that the young actress had a long and fruitful career ahead of her.

Popplewell, eldest of three children, is the daughter of Andrew Popplewell and Dr. Debra Lomas, a dermatologist. She was born in London. She has two younger actor siblings: Lulu Popplewell, who starred as Daisy in Love Actually, and Freddie Popplewell, who starred as Michael Darling in the film Peter Pan. Her paternal grandfather, Sir Oliver Popplewell, is a distinguished former judge. She attended North London Collegiate School and was senior student 2006-2007. She was admitted to the University of Oxford in July 2007 and began a career in English and English Literature in September of the same year. She earned her degree in September 2010.

8 Things You Didn't Know About Anna Popplewel

Anna Popplewell portrayed “Susan Pevensie”, the oldest sister in the “Chronicles of Narnia,” which drew the attention of “Chronicles of Narnia” fans. Her admirers are eager to learn more about her.  

Anna Popplewell was born on December 16, 1988 in London, England as Anna Katherine Popplewell. She is an actress, known for The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005), The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian (2008) and Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn (2012). She is also known for her role as "Lola" on the popular CW show, Reign (2013).  


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