Anna Brecon

Anna Brecon ,was born in 1971 ,in Wiltshire, England is an English actress, known for portraying Tara Reynolds "Lady Tara" in the ITV soap opera" Emmerdale".

Brecon attended South Wilts Grammar Schoo,l for Girls in Salisbury, Wiltshire. Whilst at school, she was a contestant on the iconic '80s teen quiz show "Blockbusters" and did three "Goldruns". Brecon trained at the Academy of Live and Recorded Arts.

She is married to actor Stephen Beckett, whom she met when both were cast in a production of "The Blue Room "at the Octagon Theatre, Bolton.They married in 2002, and have a daughter, Nancy, and a son, Wilfred. They live in Brighton.

Brecon played the part of Tara in" Emmerdale", between 1997 and 2002, with a year off in 1999. She returned briefly in this role on 28 May 2007.Her other television work includes "Canary Wharf", Crime Traveller", The Bill "and" Doctors". Brecon has also been involved with two advertising campaigns for "Ferrero Rocher".

Her film credits include "Bring Me the Head of Mavis Davis", FairyTale": A True Story", Only Darkness", Mixed Up" and the horror film" Exposé".

Brecon's theatre work includes "Sugar Daddies", Miss Julie", The Children's Hour", Between the Gods and the Gutter" and "Woman in Mind".

Brecon won the Most Popular Newcomer Award at the 1998 National Television Awards, and Best Soap Newcomer at the TV Quick Awards in the same year. She also won Best Actress at the 2000 Manchester Evening News Theatre Awards, for her performance in "The Blue Room".

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