Anita Briem Biography
Born: May 29, 1982
Date of Birth: May 29, 1982
Performing runs in the family for Anita Briem, whose parents are drummer Gunnlaugur Briem, and back-up vocalist Ema Porarinsdottir. Born and raised in Iceland, Briem and her parents moved to London when she was 16, hoping to pursue a formal education in theater. Briem's dreams came true three years later when she was accepted into the prestigious Royal Academy of Dramatic Art.
In London, Briem spent most of her time on stage performing in prestigious plays such as Losing Louis and Catalogue of Misunderstanding. Shortly after completing her schooling at RADA, the blonde beauty got her small-screen big break with an appearance on Doctor Who, and several low-budget feature films.
In 2007, Briem was cast as Jane Seymour in the dramatic series, The Tudors, co-starring opposite
With her first North American big-budget feature under her belt, Briem is already on her way to "It" girl status. She is slated to appear in The Storyteller (2009).
The worldly starlet is multitalentedshe is professionally trained in dance and music, and is fluent in English, Icelandic, Danish and German.