Annabelle Wallis

In the 2018 comedy Tag, Annabelle Wallis plays the Wall Street Journal reporter Rebecca Crosby.

She is an English actress who has had notable roles in both British, United States and Portuguese productions.

In Showtime’s period drama The Tudors, which aired in 2009-2010, she played the historical character Jane Seymore, who was Queen of England from 1536 to 1537 as the third wife of King Henry VIII.

In the BBC drama TV-show Peaky Blinders, which aired in 2013-2016, we can see Wallis as Grace Shelby née Burgess, an Irish Protestant woman and former undercover agent. Peaky Blinders is a crime drama primarly set in Birmingham in the aftermath of World War I.

On the big screen, Wallis starred as Mia Form in the 2014 supernatural horror film Annabelle, a prequel to The Conjuring (2013). In the 2017 action adventure The Mummy, Wallis starred alongside Tom Cruise in a largelly panned reboot of The Mummy franchise, where she played an archeologist connected to U.S. Army sergant Nick Morton (Cruise).

Short facts about Annabelle Wallis

Annabelle WallisName: Annabelle Francis Wallis

Born: In Oxford, Oxfordshire, England on 5 September, 1984

Years active: 2005 – present


Annabelle Wallis was born in Oxford on 5 September, 1984.

She is English, but also speaks fluent Portuguese, French and Spanish.

Wallis comes from a family of actors. The Irish actor Richard St. John Harris (1930 – 2002) was her materal uncle, and his sons – the actors Damian Harris, Jared Harris and Jamie Harris – are thus her cousines.

TV career

When the Icelandic actress Anita Briem quite the Showtime drama series The Tudors after completing its second season, her role as Jane Seymore was recast with Wallis. She appeared in several episodes in the third season, and then made a guest appearance in a dream sequence in the fourth season.

In 2013-2016, Wallis starred as Grace Shelby née Burgess in the BBC crime period drama Peaky Blinders.

Film career

Wallis’ film career started in Portugal, where she appeared in several short films before moving to London to pursue a career in British films. In London, she worked doing advertisements, and found an agent.

In 2005, she was cast in the leading role of Sophie Besson / Savirti Pradhan in the Bollywood film Dil Jo Bhi Kahey… (Whatever The Heart Says…).

After appearing in W.E. (2010), Wallis had a minor role in X-Men: First Class (2011). She then went on to star in the movies Annabelle (2014) and The Mummy (2017).


Year Title Role
2005 Dil Jo Bhi Kahey… Sophie Besson / Savirti Pradhan
2006 True True Lie Paige
2007 Steel Trap Melanie
2008 Body of Lies Hani’s Girlfriend in Bar
2009 Right Hand Drive Ruth
2011 W.E. Arabella Green
2011 X-Men: First Class Amy
2012 Snow White and the Huntsman Sara (not creditet)
2013 Hello Carter Kelly
2014 Annabelle Mia Form
2015 Sword of Vengeance Annabelle
2016 Grimsby Lina Smit
2016 Come and Find Me Claire
2017 Mine Jenny
2017 King Arthur: Legend of the Sword Maid Maggie
2017 The Mummy Jenny Halsey
2017 Annabelle: Creation Mia Form
2018 Tag Rebecca Crosby
2019 Boss Level Alice
TBA Warning TBA


Year Title Role
2005 Jericho

(Episode: “The Killing of Johnny Swan”)

Lizzie Way
2007 Diana: Last Days of a Princess

(Television film)

Kelly Fisher
2009 Ghost Town

(Television film)

2009–2010 The Tudors

(5 episodes)

Jane Seymour
2010 The Lost Future

(Television film)

2011 Strike Back: Project Dawn

(2 episodes)

Dana Van Rijn
2011 Pan Am

(4 episodes)

Bridget Pierce
2013–2016 Peaky Blinders

(Main role in series 1, 2 and 3)

Grace Burgess/Shelby
2014 Fleming: The Man Who Would Be Bond

(2 episodes)

Muriel Wright
2014 The Musketeers

(Episode: “A Rebellious Woman”)

Ninon de Larroque
2018 Star Trek: Short Treks

(Voice acting in the episode “Calypso”)

2019 The Loudest Voice


Laurie Luhn