Anna Gunn (born August 11, 1968) is an American actress. She studied theatre at Northwestern University and spent a semester at the British American Drama Academy.
(m. 1990; div. 2009)
She is best known for her role as Skyler White on the AMC drama series Breaking Bad (2008–2013). For this role, she won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series in 2013 and 2014. She has also appeared in the series Deadwood and the movie Sully (2016).
Anna was employed in the theatre in the Chicago area for a few years before trying her hand at TV and film roles. In 1992 Anna landed her first big role as Arden in 29 episodes of Down the Shore. She continued to appear as a guest star in a handful of TV shows and films including Seinfeld and NYPD Blue until the late 90's when she was cast in a recurring role as Jean Ward in The Practice.