Who is Angel Coulby, Bradley James’ girlfriend? Wiki Bio
Angel Coulby was born in London, England, on 30 August 1980, so her zodiac sign is Virgo and she holds British nationality. She is a small screen actress, best known for starring as Gwen in all 65 episodes of the action adventure fantasy series “Merlin”, which also starred John Hurt, Colin Morgan, and Bradley James, and follows Merlin, the sorcerer from old legends, who is now having new adventures. The show aired from 2008 to 2012, and in 2010 Angel was nominated for a Monte Carlo TV Festival Award for a Golden Nymph Outstanding Actress – Drama series.
Early life and education
Angel was raised as a single child in London by her mother who was a theatre actress, and her father who was a comedian. She became interested in acting at the age of four, when her mother took her to the theatre for the first time, so as soon as she enrolled at a public high school in London, Angel became a member of the school’s drama club, as well as making brief appearances in some of her mother’s plays. Upon matriculation, she enrolled at Queen Margaret University in Edinburgh, Scotland, graduating with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in acting in 2002.
Roles in movies and theatre plays
Angel made her debut film appearance in 2002, portraying Leah Pickering in the crime drama movie “A Good Thief” which starred Nick Nolte, Ralph Fiennes and Nutsa Kukhianidze, and which follows a gambler attempting to steal money from a casino in Monte Carlo.
In 2005 she portrayed the Intern No. 2 in the psychological horror movie “The Jacket”, the Receptionist in the disaster horror comedy movie “The League of Gentlemen’s Apocalypse”, and Anna in the critically acclaimed comedy drama film “Imagine Me & You”. The year 2007 saw her star in the comedy “Magicians” and drama “Secret Life”, while her latest film role has been in the short drama movie “Body Slam” in 2017, in which she portrayed Ruth.
Angel has also appeared on stage – in 2007, she portrayed Issimama Banjoko in the play “Statement of Regret” performed at Cottesloe National Theatre, and in 2014, she played Katie in “Good People” at Hampstead Theatre and Noel Coward Theatre. Her latest appearance in a theatre play has been as Anna in “Albion”, performed at the Almeida Theatre.
Appearances in TV series
Angel made her debut TV series appearance in 2001, portraying Awassa Tact in an episode of the paranormal reality series “Scariest Places on Earth”, and was then appeared in four episodes of the sitcom “’Orrible”, and single episodes of “Casualty” and “Having It Off” in 2002.
Angel starred as PC Louise Fraser in the miniseries “The Second Coming” and as Pippa in the comedy series “Manchild” in 2003, before playing the recurring characters Amber and Jemma Ryan in “As If” and “Conviction” respectively in 2004. She guest starred in the episode “2.1” of the police procedural series “M.I.T: Murder Investigation Team” in 2005, and was then praised for her portrayal of Gillian Lafferty in the crime series “Vincent”, which starred Ray Winstone, Suranne Jones, and Joe Absolom, and which follows private investigator Vincent who is leading a team of his own investigators who solve crimes together. The year 2006 saw her guest star in single episodes of “Doctor Who”, “The Bill”, and “Tripping Over” among other series.
The year 2007 saw Angel appear in six series – some of her most notable appearances were in the four-part series “Talk to Me”, the drama “The Visit”, and the serial drama “Life Is Wild”. Her second lead role (after the series “Merlin”) was in the drama “Dancing on the Edge”, in which she portrayed Jessie Taylor; the series also starred Chiwetel Ejiofor, Matthew Goode and Joanna Vanderham, and followed a black jazz band playing in London in the ‘30s.
From 2013 to 2018, Angel was shooting as the lead character Laura Roebuck for the crime drama series “The Tunnel”, and from 2015 to 2020, she gave voice to Tanusha ‘Kayo’ Kyrano in the animated science fiction series “Thunderbirds Are Go”.
Some of her latest roles in TV series have been in the mini-series “Innocent” in 2018, and the anthology series “Moving On” in 2020, while she has recently been invited to star in the upcoming crime drama series “Suspicion”, set to be released in the second half of 2020.
Love life and relationship with Bradley James
Angel met Bradley James when they starred together in the series “Merlin” in 2008, however, Bradley was dating Georgia May King at the time – Georgia is also an actress, but they split sometime in 2011, and shortly after Angel and Bradley started going out. They have been together for nearly nine years, and can be seen attending most of the red carpet events together.
In January 2019 Angel announced that the two were expecting their first child, and she gave birth in August 2019.
Before Bradley, Angel was in a long-term relationship with her college sweetheart for over five years, before they called-off their long-distance relationship.
Hobbies and other interests
Angel became interested in dancing and singing while attending elementary school, and although she is not much of a singer today, she is a great dancer and can perform a variety of styles such as contemporary and salsa among others. She is a lover of animals and has a pet dog, while her main hobby is travelling – she has been to a few US states including New York and California, while she has also been to many European countries such as France and Spain among others.
Angel enjoys reading books in her spare time, and some of her favorite writers are Agatha Christie and Nicholas Sparks, while some of her favorite books are “Murder on the Orient Express” and “Dear John”.
Some of Angel’s favorite actors and actresses are Robert De Niro, Al Pacino and Scarlett Johansson, while her favorite movies include “The Godfather” trilogy, “Avengers”, and “Guardians of the Galaxy”.
Appearance and net worth
Angel is 39 years old. She has long brown hair and brown eyes, is 5ft 4ins (1.63m) tall, and weighs around 120lbs (55kgs). As of April 2020, her net worth is estimated at over $5 million, while Bradley’s net worth is reputedly over $5 million as well.
Who is Bradley James?
Bradley Gregory James was born in Exeter, Devon, England, on 11 October 1983 – his zodiac sign is Libra, and he holds British nationality. He is an actor who gained recognition after playing Arthur Pendragon in the TV series “Merlin”.
Bradley was raised in North Bradley, Wiltshire and in Jacksonville in Florida, USA to where his family moved after he turned nine. He studied at Crown Point Elementary School and Fletcher Middle School, while he attended high school in England. He was an avid soccer player while attending high school, but eventually decided to pursue a career as an actor instead of playing soccer.
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He practiced his acting skills at the Drama Centre London, from which he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in acting in 2005.
He has appeared in only three movies – “Fast Girls” in 2012, “Underworld: Blood Wars” in 2016, and “The Courier” in 2019 – and in over 10 TV series, having starred in “Merlin”, “Bounty Hunters” in 2017, and “Medici: Masters of Florence” in 2018. He is currently shooting for the animated series “The Liberator”, about the hard battle to finish-off Germany in World War II.
Bradley is a philanthropist who has played soccer for several charity organizations, and is captaining a cricket team competing in the Davey Holmes Cricket Cup, with all the earnings from the cup going to the Royal National Orthopedic Hospital.