Anastasia Griffith Biography
Anastasia Griffith is a British actress known for her roles on the FX legal drama Damages and the NBC series Trauma. Anastasia trained at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art having already completed a degree in History of Art at Bristol University. Born to her Northern Irish mother and American father she was brought up along with her six elder brothers in West London where she still remains today. Anastasia trained at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art having already completed a degree in History of Art at Bristol University. Anastasia Griffith is best known for her role on the FX legal drama Damages.
Anastasia Griffith was born on March 23, 1978 in Paris, France and raised in London. Her parents are Northern Ireland actress, Elizabeth Bamber and American-born Detroit native Ralph Griffith. She has six older brothers, with one of them, Jamie, who is also an actor. Her school education includes studying art history at the University of Bristol and later attending the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art. After university, she pursued work in film and television production and worked for some companies such as BBC. While time as a production assistant on the BBC show Hearts and Bones, she reached an epiphany of the acting process being a big part of the production experience and her interest in being an actor grew from there. Anastasia gave herself a year to get into drama school, and entered into London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art. Some of her earliest 2004 roles were in the TV movie Disappeared and movie Alfie as well as the short film Turn.
Talking about her professional journey, her on-screen acting debut was in a minor role in the 2004 made-for-television movie “She’s Gone”. Also in 2004, she appeared in more prominent roles in the television movie Dirty Filthy Love, the comedy film Alfie and the short film Turn, as well as featuring in The Headsman and guest-starring on the British comedy The Worst Week of My Life in 2005. Griffith won her role as Katie Connor on the 2007 television series Damages after taking a last-minute audition a month after she moved to New York City. The role saw her with an imitated American accent; she says " were a little concerned at first about a Brit playing an American, especially because they already had an Australian (Rose Byrne) playing an American," and so she addressed them in an American accent from beginning to end of the audition. Griffith returned to the series as a main cast member for the second season, which aired in 2009. Apart from it, she has also appeared in an episode of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, and also in the television series New Amsterdam’s second episode, “Golden Boy”. She was later cast in the NBC medical drama Trauma, which began airing in September 2009. In May 2010, after 18 episodes, the show was officially cancelled by NBC. She returned on 17 June 2010, at the end from episode 3 season 2 from Royal Pains, as Dr. Emily Peck.
Talking about her personal life, she has been famous for her attractive height and personality as an actress. She was romantically involved with actor Michael Sheen in 2004. The pair had met each other on the set of the TV movie Dirty Filthy Love. further information are yet to be updated as the time passes on. She has been linked to various social sites in order to be in contact with her fans and followers. She always awaits for well wished from her fans so that she can be more serious upon her acting skills.