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Anna Gunn

Born: 11 August 1968 (52 years old)
Gender: Female

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Anna Gunn is an American actress best known for her television roles as ADA Jean Ward on The Practice (1997-2002), as Martha Bullock on Deadwood (2005-2006) and as Skyler White on Breaking Bad, from 2008-2013.

Gunn was raised in Santa Fe, New Mexico and went on to study at Northwestern University’s renowned theatre department.

She built an impressive background performing on stage in Chicago, landing her first professional role before graduating as the female lead Lucy Lockit in the critically acclaimed production of The Beggar’s Opera.

She also received rave reviews starring in the world premiere of Uncommon Ground at the Northlight Theatre, as well as Keith Reddin’s Peacekeeper at American Blues Theatre.

After moving to Los Angeles, Gunn continued to garner acclaim in the American premiere of Hysteria directed by Phyllida Lloyd at the Mark Taper Forum, and went on to star as Isabella in Measure for Measure at the Ahmanson Theatre, helmed by famed director Sir Peter Hall.

While living in Los Angeles, New York beckoned and Gunn was brought east to make her Broadway debut opposite Roger Rees in The Rehearsal at the Roundabout Theatre.

In television, Gunn has starred in the HBO critically-acclaimed series Deadwood as Martha Bullock and has had recurring roles on David E. Kelley’s The Practice, giving a notable performance as ADA Jean Ward opposite Dylan McDermott and Lara Flynn Boyle.

She had other recurring roles on The Guardian, Murder One, and NYPD Blue.

In addition, Gunn has had several guest-starring appearances on such shows as Six Feet Under, ER, Boston Legal and Seinfeld.

Her television film credits include starring roles in television movies alongside Jennifer Beals, Dennis Franz and Tom Selleck.

Gunn’s first major film role was in the independent feature Without Evidence with Angelina Jolie, directed by Gil Dennis.

She also starred alongside Gary Oldman and Mary Steenburgen in the dark comedy Nobody’s Baby, directed by David Seltzer, which had its premiere at the Sundance Film Festival in 2001.

She returned home to do another indie movie aptly titled Santa Fe with Lolita Davidovich and written by Tony Award-winner Mark Medoff. She was also seen in the blockbuster Tony Scott film, Enemy of the State, appearing opposite Jon Voight.


Television Roles

Show

Character

Attorney Susan Bixby

Skyler White

Skyler White

Skyler White

Skyler White

Skyler White

Lily Lambert

Martha Bullock

Martha Bullock

Ekabo's Lawyer

Emily Noble

Marielle Di Napoli

Jenkins

Kimmy

Kimmy

Liz

Amy

Julia Ayres

Madeleine

Kelly Walker

Meghan Barstow

Sheila Hamilton

Asst. Dist. Atty. Jean Ward

Asst. Dist. Atty. Jean Ward

Asst. Dist. Atty. Jean Ward

Janell Morgan

Jessica


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