Anna Passey is a British actress who is best known for playing Sienna Blake on Hollyoaks. She has also appeared in films such as A Landscape of Lies, Saint Dracula 3D, and The Smoke.
Along with her work on the British soap, Passey also currently plays Felicite in the British television drama series, Free Rein. From how she got her soap role to dating her former co-star, here are five fast facts about the actress.
Who Is Anna Passey?
She was born on August 28 in Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire, England. She graduated from The Bridge Drama School in London and started her acting career in the documentary film, The Last Flight to Kuwait, which was released in 2007.
Passey got the role of Sienna Blake in Hollyoaks in 2012, replacing Emily Lawrence who was initially cast. However, the actress recently revealed that she was actually up for another character, Annalise, before she got Sienna. Though she didn’t get that role, the casting people liked her so much that they knew they wanted her for Sienna.
It’s Good to be Bad
Thanks to her impressive work as Sienna, Passey won the Villain of the Year award at the 2014 British Soap Awards. She was also nominated for Best Actress in 2017 and was also nominated for Best Bitch and Best Storyline at the Inside Soap Awards in 2013.
Actors all have different ways of dealing with stress, but Passey makes sure to find time for yoga when she’s off the set. She revealed that when she’s done with a day of filming, it’s a great way to remove herself from her character.
Getting Personal With Anna Passey
Passey is dating her former Hollyoaks co-star Kyle Pryor. The couple has been together for a little while now and Passey went public with their love on Instagram back in October, as she shared a photo of the couple kissing.