Buring at the British Independent Film Awards 2014
Anna Margaretha My Rantapää
22 September 1979
MyAnna Buring (Swedish: [mʏˈânːa ˈbʉ̂ːrɪŋ]; born 22 September 1979 as Anna Margaretha My Rantapää) is a Swedish-born, UK-based actress, known for her roles in The Descent, The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1 and Part 2, Ripper Street and The Witcher.
Also in 2006, Buring played Olivia in a production of Shakespeare's Twelfth Night by Exeter's Northcott Theatre Company, and appeared in a new play, Seduced, at London's Finborough Theatre. In 2008, Buring starred as Alice in the independent film Credo, also known as The Devil's Curse.
Buring also starred as Debbie in Much Ado About Nothing (BBC One), Midsomer Murders (ITV), Casualty (BBC One) and Murder Prevention (Channel 5). For MahWaff Theatre Company, she starred in Guardians, Monologue For An Ensemble and An Inspector Calls.
Buring played the role of the CND peace activist and student Adriana Doyle in series three, episode two, of Inspector George Gently, which was screened in the UK on BBC One in October 2010.
In 2012, Buring had significant supporting roles in the BBC drama serials Blackout and Ripper Street. She also joined the cast of Downton Abbey, playing the role of the maid Edna Braithwaite in the 2012 Christmas special episode and the fourth season.
In December 2012, Buring played protagonist Karen Clarke, a woman who is haunted by her past which eventually catches up with her, in a two-part drama called The Poison Tree that was broadcast on ITV1.
In her first film role, Buring starred in a leading role in the 2005 horror film The Descent, as one of the main characters among the women who ventured down into an uncharted cave system. Buring also appeared in the film's sequel, The Descent Part 2, in the form of flashbacks.
She also starred in Doomsday in 2008.
Buring appeared as the female lead in the film Lesbian Vampire Killers, released to UK cinemas on 20 March 2009.
In May 2010, she appeared as Jozefa in Witchville for the SyFy channel.
In 2011, Buring appeared in the horror film Kill List, in which she acted the part of the protagonist's wife.
In May 2017, she gave birth to a son. Buring has been noted as being very private about her personal life.
|2004||Murder Prevention||Michelle Wynne||TV series, episode "Last Man Out: Part 1"|
|Casualty||Kirsty Morrison||TV series, episode "Past Imperfect"|
|2006||Doctor Who||Scooti Manista||TV series, episode "The Impossible Planet"|
|The Omen||Tabloid Reporter #2|
|2007||Grindhouse||Featured Woman||Segment "Don't"|
|English Language (with English Subtitles)||Esther|
|The Bill||Kim Heyes||TV series, episode "Stealth Attack"|
|Midsomer Murders||Mandy||TV series, episode "Midsomer Life"|
|The Wrong Door||Various||TV series, 5 episodes|
|2009||The Road to Vengeance|
|Lesbian Vampire Killers||Lotte|
|The Descent Part 2||Sam|
|2010||Comedy Lab||Inga||TV series, episode "Filth"|
|Inspector George Gently||Adriana Doyle||TV series, episode "Peace & Love"|
|Any Human Heart||Ingeborg||TV series, 1 episode|
|2011||Au Revoir Monkeys||Anna|
|Super Eruption||Claire||TV movie|
|Way of the Morris||Will-O'-Wisps (voice)|
|The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1||Tanya|
|2012||White Heat||Lilly||TV series, 6 episodes|
|The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2||Tanya|
|Blackout||Sylvie||BBC 1 Three-part drama|
|2012–2013||Downton Abbey||Edna Braithwaite||TV Series, 2012 Christmas special-Series 4|
|2012||The Poison Tree||Karen Clarke||ITV 1 two-part drama|
|2012–2016||Ripper Street||Susan "Long Susan" Hart / Caitlin Swift||TV series, series regular|
|2013||Agatha Christie's Marple||Lucky Dyson||Episode "A Caribbean Mystery"|
|Crossing Lines||Anika||Episodes "The Animals" and "Desperation & Desperados"|
|2014||The Great War: The People's Story||Dorothy Lawrence||TV Series|
|2015||Prey||Jules Hope||Series 2|
|Dag||Anne||Series 4 regular|
|Banished||Elizabeth Quinn||TV series|
|Hot Property||Melody Munro|
|2016||The Comedian's Guide to Survival||Nell|
|2017||In the Dark||DI Helen Weeks||TV series|
|2018||One Night||Elizabeth||NRK TV series|
|The Witcher||Tissaia de Vries||TV series|
|2016||The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt – Blood and Wine||Anna Henrietta||Voice|