Francesca Annis is an English actress who has performed in several television shows. She was heard in Wives and Daughters (1999), Deceit (2000), Cranford (2007) on the small screen.
A six-time BAFTA TV Award nominee, she was named Best Actress for Lillie at the 1979 BAFTA TV Awards. Her film credits include Krull (1983), Dune (1984), The Debt Collector (1999), and The Libertine (2004).
Francesca Annis Height, Weight & Measurements
How tall is Francesca Annis? She is very good-looking and has an amazing personality. The amazing actress stands about 5 feet and 5 inches tall. While she weighs 63kg. Moreover, talking about the overall body measurement, the number ranges to 35 inches bust, 23 inches waist, 34 inches hips. The color of her eyes is blue, and she has blonde colored hair.
Francesca Annis Wiki, Bio & Early Life
Annis was born in Kensington, London, to an English father, Lester William Anthony Annis (1914–2001), and a Brazilian-French mother, Mariquita (Mara) Purcell (née) (1913–2009). Both were former actors and Mara had been known as a singer.
Mara was the daughter of a wealthy Brazilian family. When Francesca was one year old, her parents moved to Brazil and stayed there for six years, returning to England when she was seven.
She recalled her parents operating “a night club on Copacabana beach,” as well as her mother Mara “performing as a blues singer.”
In her younger years, Annis spent her days performing in the Russian style for the Corona Stage Academy.
Francesca Annis Profile
|Real Name||Francesca Annis|
|Birthday||14 May 1945|
|Height||5 ft 5 in (1.54 m)|
|Weight||63 Kg (128 lbs)|
|Body Measurements||34-25-37 inches|
|Bra Cup Size||33 B|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|
|Shoe Size||5.8 (US)|
|Net Worth||20 million, as of 2022|
Francesca Annis Career Explored
In her teens, Annis began working professionally and made her cinematic debut in The Cat Gang (1959).
Her first major film part was as Elizabeth Taylor’s handmaiden in Cleopatra (1963), at the age of 16 while still studying Russian ballet.
She made her big leap to stardom playing Estella in a London stage production of Great Expectations (1967), which was later adapted for television.
She appeared in several children’s programs, including Supercar with Carol Smillie and Victoria Wood: The Educator (1970).
Francesca Annis Wife & Children
Annis married photographer Patrick Wiseman in 1974, had three children (Charlotte, Taran, and Andreas), and was still with him at the time she met Hamlet’s creator.
Annis began dating Ralph Fiennes in 1995 after ending her 23-year relationship with Patrick Wiseman that year; Fiennes subsequently divorced his wife of four years, Alex Kingston.
Francesca Annis Facts
The quarrel between Annis and Wiseman was “apologized to” by her.
Following rumors that he had engaged in an affair with Romanian singer Cornelia Crisan, Annis and Fiennes announced their divorce on February 7, 2006, calling it a “bitter split.”