Aug. 30th, 1980
London, England, UK
Angel Coulby's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2007 - Magicians
2005 - Imagine Me & You
2005 - The Jacket
2005 - The League of Gentlemen's Apocalypse
Guest TV Roles
Coulby trained at Queen Margaret University in Edinburgh where she studied for a degree in acting. She is seen in an episode of Scariest Places on Earth (#2.10 - Exorcism: Greyfriars Cemetery 1) as a student (Awassa Tact) who had an encounter with a ghost. Her breakthrough came in 2001 with her role in the Johnny Vaughan vehicle 'Orrible. She was later chosen to play Gwen, a young woman who would later become Queen Guinevere the legendary wife of King Arthur and Queen of Camelot, in the BBC One fantasy TV series Merlin. Coulby stars alongside fellow young actors Colin Morgan, Bradley James and Katie McGrath as well as seasoned veterans Anthony Head and Richard Wilson.
She has been announced as starring in the upcoming BBC Two Stephen Poliakoff drama Dancing on the Edge along with Chiwetel Ejiofor, Anthony Head and Jane Asher.
In an interview,she stated that she enjoys being able to play Gwen from an early stage, where she's humble and lowly maid servant, all the way to her becoming Queen of Camelot, in that capacity she has now starred in Series 1, 2, 3 and so far 4. She has stated in past interviews that she enjoys music festivals and has recently taken up sewing and is learning to make clothes (She would not, however, consider a career change as she has wanted to be an actress ever since she knew what it was.)
- She studied drama at Queen Margaret College, Edinburgh.