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Anna Popplewell is the actress that portrayed Susan Pevensie in the 2005 film version of The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion the Witch and Wardrobe, its sequel The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian, which was released in 2008, and she also made an appearance in The Voyage of the Dawn Treader film, which was released in December 2010.
Popplewell, eldest of three children, is the daughter of Andrew Popplewell and Dr. Debra Lomas. She has two younger siblings, Lulu Popplewell, who is also an actress and starred in Love Actually alongside Popplewell's Narnia co-star Liam Neeson, and Freddie Popplewell who starred as Michael Darling in the movie Peter Pan. She attended North London Collegiate School and was Head Girl 2006-2007.
Since 2007, Popplewell has been a student of English at Magdalen Collage, Oxford. Popplewell currently resides in Highbury, North London.
Popplewell began acting at the age of six. Her acting career includes: - Frenchman's Creek, Mansfield Park, The Little Vampire and The Girl with a Pearl Earring.
Her first major role was in the film The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe.
She has a phobia of mice, which required a double to do part of her scene at the Stone Table in the film. She reprised her role in the sequel, Prince Caspian. The movie opened in theatres on the 16th May 2008.
After the film, she took almost a two year break from acting so that she could study at university. She did, however, appear in The Voyage of the Dawn Treader, which was released in December 2010, but in a minor cameo role.
She was confirmed as Sophie in the 2011 film Hanna, but she was replaced with Jessica Barden.
Popplewell appeared in the films Passengers and Payback Season as a nurse and 'Izzy' respectively.
Her last known role was in 2018, in the short film The Last Birthday, where she played the Grand Duchess Olga Nikolaevna of Russia.