Anna Katherine

Anna Katherine

Green, Anna Katherine, 1846-1935, American detective-story writer, b. Brooklyn, N.Y., grad. Ripley Female College, Poultney, Vt., 1867. Of her many thrillers, characterized by logical construction and a knowledge of criminal law, The Leavenworth Case (1878) is the best known.
Anna Katherine Popplewell (born 16 December 1988) is an English actress. She is best known for her role as Susan Pevensie in The Chronicles of Narnia film series.

Biography

Personal life

Popplewell, eldest of three children, is the daughter of Andrew Popplewell QC and Dr. Debra Lomas, an immunologist. Her paternal grandfather, Sir Oliver Popplewell, is a distinguished former judge. She attended North London Collegiate School and was senior student 2006-2007.

Since 2007, Popplewell has been a student of English at Magdalen College, Oxford. She was awarded the Cuppers Prize in 2007, for Best Supporting Actress, in a student production of Five Kinds of Silence. In December 2007, she played Lady Macbeth in a student production of Macbeth at the OFS Studio in Oxford. Popplewell currently resides in Highbury, North London.

Career

Popplewell began acting at the age of six, taking classes at the Allsorts Drama School. She began acting professionally in the TV production Frenchman's Creek in 1998. She made her film debut in 1999 in the film Mansfield Park and has since appeared in supporting roles in films like The Little Vampire (2000) and Girl with a Pearl Earring (2003).

Her first major role was in the film The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005) where she played Susan Pevensie. She reprised her role in the sequel, The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian, in which she acted with William Moseley, Skandar Keynes, Georgie Henley and Ben Barnes. The movie opened in theatres May 16, 2008. She has musophobia, which required a double to do part of her scene at the Stone Table in The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe.

Awards and nominations

Filmography

Year Film Role Notes Worldwide Gross
2008 The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian Susan Pevensie $378,762,351
2005 The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe Susan Pevensie $744,813,301
2003 Girl with a Pearl Earring Maetge $31,466,789
2002 Thunderpants Denise Smash
2001 Me Without You Young Marina $304,909
2000 The Little Vampire Anna $27,965,865
1999 Mansfield Park Betsey $4,775,847

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