Anna Gunn

Anna Gunn

Date of Birth

Birthday: August 11
Birthplace: Santa Fe, New Mexico

Anna Gunn portrays Skylar White, the wife of high school chemistry teacher turned crystal meth cook Brian Cranston, on AMC’s ten-time Primetime Emmy® Award winning show Breaking BadShe earned a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series for this role in 2013. 

Anna Gunn portrays Skylar White, the wife of high school chemistry teacher turned crystal meth cook Brian Cranston, on AMC’s ten-time Primetime Emmy® Award winning show Breaking BadShe earned a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series for this role in 2013. 

Gunn also starred as Assistant District Attorney Jean Ward on the ABS series The Practice. She was a series regular as Martha Bullock on the HBO series Deadwood and portrayed Arden on Down The Shore.

Throughout her career, she has appeared in films such as Enemy of the State, The Guardian, Yes, Dear, Seinfeld, L.A. Dragnet, Six Feet Under, Boston Legal, Murder One, and ER.

She also starred alongside John Stamos as the lead in the Lifetime movie Secrets of Eden.

Gunn also appears as Detective Ellie Miller on the TV miniseries Gracepoint, a remake of the UK's Broadchurch, directed by James Strong.

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Awards & Nominations

3 Nominations | 2 Emmys
Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Drama Series - 2014
  • Winner
  • Anna Gunn, as Skyler White
  • Breaking Bad
  • AMC
  • Sony Pictures Television
Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Drama Series - 2013
  • Winner
  • Anna Gunn, as Skyler White
  • Breaking Bad
  • AMC
  • Sony Pictures Television
Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Drama Series - 2012
  • Nominee
  • Anna Gunn, as Skyler White
  • Breaking Bad
  • AMC
  • Sony Pictures Television
Anna Gunn of Breaking Bad celebrates her win at the 66th Emmys Governors Ball.
Anna Gunn (l) of Breaking Bad accepts an award from Jim Parsons of The Big Bang Theory at the 66th Emmy Awards.
Anna Gunn of Breaking Bad accepts an award at the 66th Emmy Awards.
Anna Gunn, Aaron Paul (c) and Bryan Cranston (r) accept the award for outstanding drama series for their work on Breaking Bad at the 66th Emmys.
Vince Gilligan (l) of Breaking Bad, Anna Gunn (c) of Gracepoint and Bryan Cranston (r) of Breaking Bad at the 66th Emmys.
Anna Gunn of Breaking Bad arrives at the 66th Emmy Awards.
Anna Gunn speaks with Marc Istook at the Backstage Live Social Media Cam.
Anna Gunn at the Governors Ball
Anna Gunn backstage at the 65th Emmys
Anna Gunn celebrates her win for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama
Anna Gunn on stage at the 65th Emmys
Anna Gunn on the Red Carpet at the 65th Emmys
Anna Gunn on the Red Carpet at the 65th Emmys
Anna Gunn on the Red Carpet at the 65th Emmys
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Connie Britton, Julie Bowen, Dan Bucatinsky, Anna Gunn
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Anna Gunn of Breaking Bad celebrates her win at the 66th Emmys Governors Ball.
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Anna Gunn of Breaking Bad celebrates her win at the 66th Emmys Governors Ball.

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Anna Gunn (l) of Breaking Bad accepts an award from Jim Parsons of The Big Bang Theory at the 66th Emmy Awards.
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Anna Gunn (l) of Breaking Bad accepts an award from Jim Parsons of The Big Bang Theory at the 66th Emmy Awards.

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Anna Gunn of Breaking Bad accepts an award at the 66th Emmy Awards.
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Anna Gunn of Breaking Bad accepts an award at the 66th Emmy Awards.

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Anna Gunn, Aaron Paul (c) and Bryan Cranston (r) accept the award for outstanding drama series for their work on Breaking Bad at the 66th Emmys.
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Anna Gunn, Aaron Paul (c) and Bryan Cranston (r) accept the award for outstanding drama series for their work on Breaking Bad at the 66th Emmys. 

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Vince Gilligan (l) of Breaking Bad, Anna Gunn (c) of Gracepoint and Bryan Cranston (r) of Breaking Bad at the 66th Emmys.
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Vince Gilligan (l) of Breaking Bad, Anna Gunn (c) of Gracepoint and Bryan Cranston (r) of Breaking Bad at the 66th Emmys.

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Anna Gunn of Breaking Bad arrives at the 66th Emmy Awards.
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Anna Gunn of Breaking Bad arrives at the 66th Emmy Awards. 

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Anna Gunn speaks with Marc Istook at the Backstage Live Social Media Cam.
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Anna Gunn on the Red Carpet at the 65th Emmys
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Anna Gunn on the Red Carpet at the 65th Emmys
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Connie Britton, Julie Bowen, Dan Bucatinsky, Anna Gunn
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