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Biography

Anne Dudek Biography

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Anne Dudek's facts

Date of Birth 1975-03-22
Nationality American
Profession Actress
Ethnicity Polish
Marital Status Married
Married to Matthew Heller
Children Sasika (February 2012) and Akiva (14 December 2008)
Education at Northwestern University
Name on Birth Anne Louise Dudek
Awards Joseph E. Calloway award
Hair Color Light Brown
Eye Color Blue

Anna Dudek is an American actress for the small and big screen and theater. She was born in the year 1975 as Anne Louise Dudek and celebrates her birthday on March 22, every year. She is most known for her role of Tiffany Wilson in the 2004 movie White Chicks. She is also known for portraying Dr. Amber Volakis on the series House, by Fox, Francine Hanson on the AMC series Mad Men and as Lura Grant of Big Love. The British audience saw the best of her in the Channel 4 series The Book Group as Clare Pettengill.

She was born in Boston, Massachusetts, United States but raised in Newton, Massachusetts for the most part. She has Polish descent. Not much is known about her early life and family. About her education, she attended Northwestern University and studied theater. During the same time, she was a resident artist at The Court Theatre in Chicago. She was quite active in the theater scene and was given the role of Iphigenia in The Iphigenia Cycle in Chicago. She kept up with her theatrical training and toured to New York and Chicago. For her performance in the off broadeway production at New York, she was awarded the Joseph E. Calloway award and was listed in the American Theater Magazine’s one of ten young theater artists to watch.

At the start of her career, from mid 90s to 2001, she appeared in numerous theaters and in the Broadway, Wrong Mountain and The Glass Menagerie, among many others. For her role in the latter, she earned the Connecticut Critics Circle Award. Being successful on Broadway wasn’t just enough for her and she ventured into television. She played minor roles at first and landed her breakthrough role came as she was cast with the starring role in the British comedy drama The Book Group, by Channel 4. Since then she has appeared on popular series such as Charmed, Desperate Housewives, Friends, How I Met Your Mother, Bones, Six Feet Under, Numb3rs, Law & Order and many others. She had recurring role on the fourth season of the AMC series House as Dr. Amber Volakis, on Mad Men as Francine Hanson and on Big Love. To add to her film credit, she has done movies such as The Human Stain and White Chicks. Her recent work can be seen in the series Touch, Criminal Minds, The Mentalist, Masters of Sex, Those Who Kill, Grimm and Grey’s Anatomy.

About her personal life, she is married to Matthew Heller. Her husband is a painter. Their definite wedding date has not been disclosed yet, but they appear to be married for long. The couple welcomed their first child, a son, Akiva, on 14 December 2008. At the age of 36, she gave birth to her daughter, Sasika, in February 2012.  Currently, she is living a happy and satisfied life with her husband and kids. From the looks of it, they are still pretty much in love and divorce is out of the picture for a long time to come.  She has found a good balance to her personal and professional life.

Anne has more than often been praised for her flawless acting skills. She not only is a great actress, but has also been blessed by a beautiful face and hot body. She is a proud owner of a sensual body with perfect measurements. She stands tall at the height of 5 feet and 10 inches, thanks to her long legs. She has maintained her body in good shape and looks much younger than her age of 39. She revealed her sexy body in bikini shoots. More information on her is available on her biography in the Wikipedia and IMDb website. She is an active user of her Twitter account and her fans and admirers can also follow her in Twitter as well.