Anna Silk

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Anna Silk

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Anna Silk
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Silk in November 2010
Born (1974-01-31) January 31, 1974 (age 43)
Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada
Nationality Canadian
Alma mater St. Thomas University
Occupation Actress
Known for Bo on Lost Girl
Spouse(s) Seth Cooperman (m. 2009)
Children 2

Anna Silk (born January 31, 1974) is a Canadian actress most commonly known for her role as Bo from the Showcase television series Lost Girl.[1][2][3]

Personal life

Silk was born in Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada. The daughter of Peter, an academic, and Ilkay Silk, a prominent actress, director, producer, playwright, educator, and Director of Drama at St. Thomas University.[4] Her father is British and her mother a “Turkish-Cypriot-English expat”.[5] Some of Anna’s earliest memories were of going to play rehearsals and watching her mother work.[6] Silk appeared in several commercials as a child. She graduated from St. Thomas University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1997.[7] Early theater work includes at least two productions with Theatre St. Thomas: Seven Menus and The Kitchen.[8]

Silk moved to Toronto to further her acting career in November 1999, and during the following decade relocated to Los Angeles, California. She met her future husband, Seth Cooperman, at an actor’s workshop in Los Angeles, in 2007. They were engaged in 2009, and married in a civil ceremony in December of the same year. On April 10, 2011, they renewed their vows in a Jewish ceremony in Fredericton after she converted to Judaism.[9][10] Silk gave birth to a son, Samuel Jerome Cooperman, in May 2013.[11] Her second son, Levi Aaron, was born on May 13, 2016.[12]

Career

Silk’s television work includes the role of Cassidy Holland in Being Erica, for which she received a Gemini Awards nomination in 2009.”[13]

Lost Girl

In 2009, she landed[14] the principal character role of Bo Dennis,[15][16] a Succubus, in the Canadian television series Lost Girl.[17] Silk became pregnant during production of the third season finale episode[18] and broke the news to fans of the series in a Showcase pre-show Season Three special on January 6, 2013.[19] On June 4, 2013, Showcase and Prodigy Pictures[20] announced the start of production on the fourth season;[21] and on June 20, 2013, Silk announced via Twitter that she was ready to return to work on the show.[22][23]

Her portrayal of Bo together with Lauren (Zoie Palmer) as same-sex lovers on Lost Girl was named one of its all-time Favorite TV Couples by CNN (Cable News Network);[24] and declared Top TV Couple of 2013 by E! Entertainment Television.[25] As a result of the show’s popularity, Silk has garnered a prominent online following on social media.

Filmography

Films

Year Title Role Notes
2002 Confessions of a Dangerous Mind Headset Woman (uncredited)
2005 Where the Truth Lies Gina (uncredited)
2007 Do Not Bend Catye Short film
2007 Breakfast with Scot Mia
2013 Assassins Tale Grace

Television

Year Title Role Notes
1999 Daring & Grace: Teen Detectives Sabrina Episode: “1.112”
2002 Undressed Becca Episode: “6.17”
2003 Petits mythes urbains Wife Episode: “Sexes en eaux troubles”
2003 Mutant X Asia Episode: “Within These Walls”
2003 Missing Marilyn Janacek Episode: “Victoria”
2004 Dead Lawyers Sonia Alexandropova TV movie
2004 Puppets Who Kill Sperm Bank Nurse Episode: “Portrait of Buttons”
2004 Love Rules Lynn Hopp TV movie
2004 Deception Julie Video
2004 Anonymous Rex Keri TV movie
2005 Hate Woman TV movie
2005 Perfect Neighbor, TheThe Perfect Neighbor Ashley Marin TV movie
2006 Earthstorm Bryna TV movie
2006 Angela’s Eyes Sondra Episode: “The Camera’s Eye”
2006 Legacy of Fear Kathleen Coyne TV movie
2007 Jane Show, TheThe Jane Show Kathy Episode: “Shower Killer”
2007 ‘Til Death Do Us Part Mindy Lohman Episode: “Storage Unit Murder”
2007 Company, TheThe Company Stella Bledsoe TV miniseries
2007 Voicemail Sandy TV series short
2008 Ghost Whisperer Haylie Wayne Episode: “Big Chills”
2008 Billable Hours Suzie Episode: “Pigeon Lawyer”
2009–2010 Being Erica Cassidy Holland Episodes: “Everything She Wants”, “The Importance of Being Erica”, “Bear Breasts”
2010–2015 Lost Girl Bo Dennis Protagonist
2011 Republic of Doyle Tania St. Croix Episode: “St. John’s Town”
2012 Lost Girl Finale Pre-Show as self Showcase TV special
2012 Top Chef Canada as self Episode: “Lights, Camera, Action!”
2013 Lost Girl ConFAEdential as self Showcase TV special
2013 Lost Girl: An Evening at the Clubhouse as self Showcase TV special

2013                    ASSASIN’S TALE         GRACE

 

Awards and nominations

Year Award Category Work Result Reference
2009 Gemini Awards Best Performance by an Actress in a Guest Role Dramatic Series Being Erica Nominated [26]
2015 Canadian Screen Awards Fan’s Choice Award Lost Girl Won [27]
Golden Maple Awards Best Actress in a TV Series Broadcasted in the US Nominated [28]
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