British actress Anastasia Griffith trained at the London Academy of Music and Art before making her first films in 2004, appearing alongside veteran actors Michael Sheen in "Dirty Filthy Love" and Michael Caine and Jude Law in the remake of the 1960s romantic drama "Alfie. " She then guest starred on the hit British sitcom "The Worst Week of My Life" before moving to the United States After guest-star turns on the popular series "Lipstick Jungle" and "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit," Griffith got a break in 2007, playing the feisty young lawyer Katie Connor on the law drama "Damages," starring Glenn Close. After leaving the show following its second season, Griffith played a major role in the film "Solitary Man," alongside an all-star cast including Michael Douglas, Susan Sarandon, and Danny DeVito. Afterwards, she joined the short-lived show "Trauma," based on the exploits of EMT's. This was followed by another medical role, that of Dr. Emily Peck, on the comedy "Royal Pains."