Adrian Dunbar’s wife, Anna Nygh Biography: Age, Movies, Net Worth, Education, Instagram, Wikipedia, Height, Parents

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Anna Nygh is an Irish actress and casting director who has appeared in various films, TV shows, and theatre productions.

She is best known for her roles in Arms and the Man (1983), Sweeney 2 (1978),tal City (1989-1990), and EastEnders (2001).

She is also the wife of Adrian Dunbar, another actor who stars in the popular series Line of Duty.


  • Full name: Catherine Anne Nygh
  • Date of birth: April 1949
  • Age: 75 years old
  • Gender: Female
  • Place of birth: Ireland
  • Nationality: Irish
  • Profession: Actress and casting director
  • Height: 1.76 m
  • Parents: N/A
  • Siblings: N/A
  • Spouse: Adrian Dunbar (1986-present)
  • Children: Madeleine Dunbar (daughter), Ted Nygh (son from a previous relationship)
  • Relationship status: Married
  • Net worth: $3 million

Early Life & Education

Anna Nygh was born in Ireland in April 1949 and will turn 75 years old in 2024. She grew up in a country undergoing political and social turmoil and cultural and artistic revival.

She developed a love for acting and performing from a young age and pursued her passion by joining various theatre groups and drama schools.

She attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) in London, where she honed her skills and met many fellow actors and directors.

Personal Life

Anna Nygh married Adrian Dunbar, a fellow actor from Northern Ireland, in 1986.

They were set up on a blind date by their mutual friend, Joanne Whalley, an actress. They have been together for 35 years and have a daughter, Madeleine, who is also an actress.

Anna also has a son, Ted, from a previous relationship, who is a filmmaker and musician. Anna and Adrian live in London but also have a home in Donegal, Ireland, where they enjoy spending time with their family and friends.


Anna Nygh started acting in the late 1960s, appearing in various TV shows and films. She made her film debut in The Long March (1980), a TV movie about the protests at Belfast’s Maze prison.

She then appeared in several British crime dramas, such as The Fear (1988), The Sweeney (1978), and Minder (1984).

She also starred in the BAFTA-nominated film Hear My Song (1993), co-written by her husband Adrian Dunbar. She played the role of Louka in the TV adaptation of Arms and the Man (1983), a classic play by George Bernard Shaw.

She also had a recurring role as Hannah Burgess in Capital City (1989-1990), a TV series about the lives of bankers in London.

She also worked as a choreographer for the film Brothers of the Head (2005), a mockumentary about conjoined twins who form a rock band.

She also appeared in an episode of EastEnders (2001) as Dr. Emma Reid, a psychiatrist who treated Phil Mitchell. She also worked as a casting director for the film Soul Boy (2010), a coming-of-age story set in the Northern Soul scene of the 1970s.

She has also appeared in various theatre productions, such as Television Times (1985), a play by Peter Prince, and Partners in Crime (1983), a series of short mysteries based on the stories by Agatha Christie.

LONDON, ENGLAND – JULY 09: Adrian Dunbar (R) and Anna Nygh attend The South Bank Sky Arts Awards drinks reception at The Savoy Hotel on July 9, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by David M Benett/Dave Benett/Getty Images)

Social Media

  • Instagram handle: N/A
  • Twitter handle: N/A


  • 3rd & Bird
  • Brothers of the Head
  • Ghost Hunter
  • Max
  • EastEnders
  • Metropolis
  • Dangerfield
  • Bugs
  • Sharman
  • Between the Lines
  • Capital City

Net Worth

Anna Nygh has an estimated net worth of $3 million.

She has earned her wealth from her acting and casting career and her husband’s income. She lives a comfortable, modest lifestyle and does not flaunt her wealth or fame.

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