Anna Gunn

Actress
The consummate working actor, Anna Gunn consistently delivered credible, grounded performances in such a constant stream of stage and television roles that her work was familiar, while Gunn herself remained relatively ... Read more »
Born: 08/10/1968 in Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA

Filmography

other (43)

Gracepoint 2014 - 2015 (TV Show)

Actor

Jimmy Kimmel Live 2014 (Tv Show)

Guest

The 68th Annual Tony Awards 2013 - 2014 (TV Show)

Presenter

The Mindy Project 2014 (Tv Show)

Actor

Conan 2013 (Tv Show)

Actor

Breaking Bad 2007 - 2012 (TV Show)

Actor

Little Red Wagon 2012 (Movie)

Laurie (Actor)

Sassy Pants 2012 (Movie)

June Pruitt (Actor)

Law & Order 2010 (Tv Show)

Actor

Lie to Me 2010 (Tv Show)

Actor

Boston Legal 2007 (Tv Show)

Actor

Deadwood 2005 - 2006 (Tv Show)

Actor

Six Feet Under 2004 (Tv Show)

Actor

The D.A. 2004 (Tv Show)

Actor

Twelve Mile Road 2003 - 2004 (TV Show)

Actor

L.A. Dragnet 2003 (Tv Show)

Actor

Miracles 2003 (Tv Show)

Actor

Miss Match 2003 (Tv Show)

Actor

The O'Keefes 2003 (Tv Show)

Actor

Wild Card 2003 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Practice 1991 - 2000, 2002 (Tv Show)

Actor

Yes, Dear 2002 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Guardian 2001 (Tv Show)

Actor

Chicago Hope 1991 - 1993, 1995 - 2000 (Tv Show)

Actor

Judging Amy 1991 - 1993, 1995 - 2000 (Tv Show)

Actor

Lost Souls 2000 (Movie)

Sally Prescott (Actor)

Murder One 1991 - 1993, 1995 - 2000 (Tv Show)

Actor

NYPD Blue 1991 - 2000 (Tv Show)

Actor

Nobody's Baby 2000 (Movie)

Stormy (Actor)

Quantum Leap 1991 - 1993, 1996 - 2000 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Drew Carey Show 1991 - 1993, 1996 - 2000 (Tv Show)

Actor

ER 1999 (Tv Show)

Actor

Enemy of the State 1998 (Movie)

Emily Reynolds (Actor)

Sleepwalkers 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Actor

Men Behaving Badly 1991 - 1993, 1996 - 1997 (Tv Show)

Actor

Moment of Truth: Caught in the Crossfire 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Actor

Without Evidence 1995 (Movie)

Liz Godlove (Actor)

Junior 1994 (Movie)

Casitas Madres Receptionist (Actor)

Down the Shore 1991 - 1993 (Tv Show)

Actor

Seinfeld 1993 (Tv Show)

Actor

If Someone Had Known (TV Show)

Actor

Indecency (TV Show)

Actor

Secrets of Eden (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

The consummate working actor, Anna Gunn consistently delivered credible, grounded performances in such a constant stream of stage and television roles that her work was familiar, while Gunn herself remained relatively unknown. She was a veteran of New York, Chicago, and Los Angeles stages, and a regular face on episodic television by the time she landed her breakthrough role as the long-suffering Martha Bullock on "Deadwood" (HBO, 2004-06), a character that the show's creator, David Milch wrote with Gunn in mind after seeing her stunning work in a guest role on his previous series, "NYPD Blue" (ABC, 1993-2005). Whether playing a desperate but hopeful New York junkie, or the stalwart wife of a frontier sheriff, Gunn invested her work with a transformative sense of realism. She would bring that same quality to her performance as Skyler White on the critically acclaimed drama "Breaking Bad" (AMC, 2008-2013), taking a dramatic journey from pregnant housewife to knowing accomplice in her husband's methamphetamine operation without ever straining the credibility of her character. In a career that placed quality and consistency over celebrity, Anna Gunn established herself as a genuine and reliable talent.

Relationships

Alastair Duncan

Husband

Eila Duncan

Daughter
Born Sept. 12, 2006 father, Alastair Duncan

Emma Duncan

Daughter
Born c. 2001 father, Alastair Duncan

EDUCATION

Northwestern University

Chicago , Illinois

Santa Fe Prep

Santa Fe , New Mexico

Milestones

2012

Won first Emmy Award for her role as Skyler White on "Breaking Bad"

2010

Appeared in Kevin Smith's horror-thriller, "Red State"

2007

Cast as Walter White's (Bryan Cranston) wife Skyler on the AMC original drama series "Breaking Bad"

2004

Cast as Martha Bullock on David Milch's acclaimed HBO series "Deadwood"

2003

Landed recurring role on the HBO series "Six Feet Under" as the wealthy divorcée who has a fling with Peter Krause

2000

Starred alongside Gary Oldman and Mary Steenburgen in the dark comedy "Nobody's Baby"

1997

Played a recurring role on David E. Kelley's "The Practice" (ABC) as ADA Jean Ward

1997

Appeared opposite Jon Voight and Will Smith in the Tony Scott film "Enemy of the State"

1996

Cast in the indie film "Santa Fe" with Lolita Davidovich

1995

Made Broadway debut opposite Roger Rees in "The Rehearsal" at the Roundabout Theater

1994

First major film role, the independent feature "Without Evidence"

1993

First worked with David Milch on the ABC drama series "NYPD Blue"; played a junkie on two episodes

Starred as Isabella in "Measure for Measure," at the Ahmanson Theatre; helmed by famed director Sir Peter Hall

Bonus Trivia

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Here first professional role was as female lead Lucy Lockit in the critically acclaimed production of "The Beggar's Opera."

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Starred as Isabella in "Measure for Measure" at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles; helmed by famed director Sir Peter Hall.

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Wrote a The New York Times op-ed in August of 2013 that defended her role as Skyler White on "Breaking Bad."

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