Birth name: Anna Catherine Silk
Birthdate: January 31, 1974
Birth place: Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada
Sister of Mandy Silk, a musician.
Daughter of Ilkay Silk, a respected actor, writer and teacher in Fredericton.
Married to Seth Cooperman, an actor and writer whom she met in an acting workshop in 2007. Anna and Seth got married twice – first in December 2009 and then had a Jewish wedding on April 10, 2011. Anna was never devoted to any one religion, and made the decision to convert to Judaism as Seth’s faith is very important to him. Their permanent home is in Los Angeles.
Anna is currently pregnant with a baby boy and is due in early May of 2013.
Graduated from St. Thomas University in Fredericton in 1997 with a Bachelor of Arts (in Psychology) degree.
Anna moved to Toronto in 1999, at age 25, and started taking acting classes at an independent studio.
Since then, Anna has guest-starred on various TV shows including Mutant X, Ghost Whisperer, Billable Hours and Republic of Doyle. Perhaps Anna’s most notable role was as Cassidy Holland on Being Erica.
Anna has also appeared in movies including Confessions of a Dangerous Mind and Where the Truth Lies, as well as several TV movies.
Anna has been appearing on Lost Girl as Bo since September 2010.
For Anna’s most updated and complete list of work, please refer to her Filmography on IMDb.
Did You Know?
Very well known as Deb, a disgruntled flight attendant from the Nicotine commercials. Anna is often asked at airports whether she is a actual flight attendant.
Anna became a vegan from the beginning of 2nd season onwards.
Anna had known Zoie for a few years before Lost Girl from encountering each other at auditions and they always hit it off with each other.
Trained with a martial artist prior to season 2 to prepare for her physical scenes.
Has mentioned on multiple occasions that Zoie makes her laugh a lot on the set. While Zoie can get it together quickly for a scene, Anna finds it difficult to stop laughing.
Speaks English and French and can understand some Spanish.
Address to send fanmail:
BO SERIES 3 INC.,
25 The West Mall,
PO BOX 85006 Sherway Gardens,
Etobicoke, ON M9C 5N4
Sources: Wikipedia, IMDb, the various interviews in the news section, and Twitter Q&A.