Anna Friel - Biography
Born: July 12, 1976
Famous for: A lesbian kiss on Brookside in 1994
Anna hit her stride early on in TV soaps with a role on Emmerdale preceding her stint on Brookside, where she made headlines sharing a lesbian kiss storyline with actress Nicola Stephenson. Her films include Rogue Trader, co-starring Ewan McGregor, and A Midsummer Night's Dream with Michelle Pfeiffer and Kevin Klein. She has also trodden the boards in both the West End and on Broadway.