Who is Anna Hutchison?
If you are a fan of the 2019 biographical drama “Robert the Bruce”, starring Angus Macfadyen, Jared Harris and Diarmaid Murtagh, then you must be familiar with the character of Morag, a widowed Scottish mother portrayed by Anna Hutchison, who although in a supporting role, immediately caught the eye of the audience, and people wanted to know more about her. If you are one of them, let us tell you all details about this talented and beautiful actress.
Anna has over 40 acting credits to her name, and besides the aforementioned role, has been seen starring in numerous movies, such as “Killer Reputation”, “Driver from Hell” and “Purge of Kingdoms” among others, while to television viewers, she is perhaps known best for her roles in the series including “Kinnie Tonight”, “Anger Management”, and “Spartacus”.
Early life and education
Anna was born under the zodiac sign of Aquarius on 8 February 1986, in Auckland, New Zealand, thus she holds New Zealand nationality, and her ethnicity is White.
She was raised in her hometown by her parents, about whom little is known because Anna respects her family’s privacy so there isn’t a lot of information regarding her early life or any siblings.
Speaking of Anna’s educational background, she attended a local high school, and upon matriculating in 2004, she didn’t enroll in college but pursued her dream of becoming an actress.
Roles in series
Anna made her acting debut in the 2003 television series “Shortland Greenlaw”, followed by her role as Anja in “Orange Roughies” in 2006, and then in the following year, she was seen as Pony Gemmel in “Ride with the Devil”, before she made an appearance in one of her most notable roles, Lily Chilman (Yellow Cheetah Ranger) in “Power Rangers Jungle Fury”, also starring Jason Smith and Aljin Abella.
#tbt What an honor getting to play the incredible #Laeta in #Spartacus ⚔️ The most incredible characters, storylines and people involved. I love my Sparty family ❤️ https://t.co/2YGMJATOWc pic.twitter.com/QVWitktjBT
— anna hutchison (@annahutchison86) September 12, 2019
In 2009, she was seen as Alison Dine in “Underbelly”, which brought her a nomination for the Logie Award, Graham Kennedy Award for Most Outstanding New Talent. Concurrently, she was cast to play Amy Smart in “Go Girls”, followed by her role as Emilia Fife in “Wild Boys” in 2011, before she made an appearance as Laeta in the action-adventure series “Spartacus” in 2013, created by Steven S. DeKnight, also starring Lucy Lawless, Manu Bennett and Andy Whitfield.
From 2013 until 2014, she starred as Sasha in “Anger Management”; her next role came five years later when she made an appearance in the television series “Kinnie Tonight”, followed by her role as Lillian Reid in an episode of the series “My Life Is Murder” in 2021, which is her most recent television role.
Roles in movies
Anna made her first movie appearance in the 2006 TV movie “Wendy Wu: Homecoming Warrior “, followed in the same year by her role as Emma in the short movie “The Lost One”, before she made an appearance as VJ Pilly in “Panic at Rock Island” in 2011. Then she was seen as Jules in the horror mystery “The Cabin in the Woods”, directed by Drew Goddard, also starring Kristen Connolly and Chris Hemsworth.
In the following year, she was cast to play Lizzy in the short movie “Rotting Hill”, and then she starred as Rose in “Blinder” in 2013. She was next seen as Kayla in “Bachelors” in 2015, before she was cast as Anna in “Wrong Swipe”,
It seems that 2016 was a good year for Anna because she starred in numerous movies, such as “Driver from Hell”, “A Firehouse Christmas” and “Love and Coffee” among others, followed by her role as Teena in “Vengeance: A Love Story” in 2017.
In 2018, she was cast to play Deanna in the TV movie “Engaged to a Psycho”, and “Encounter” in the other half of 2018, followed by her roles as Adrienne Kleiner in “Killer Reputation” and as Cursey in “Purge of Kingdoms” in 2019, before she was cast to play her most notable role to date, as Morag in “Robert the Bruce” followed by her role as Jillian in “Starting Up Love”.
In 2021, she was cast as Sophie in the TV movie “A Love Yarn”, also starring Simon Arblaster and Olivia Tennet, before she made an appearance as Madison Brandson in “Destination Love”, which was her most recent movie role. However, her fans will be happy to hear that Anna finished the filming of her next movie, entitled “Masks Don’t Lie”, set to be released in 2024.
Love life and relationships
There have been various rumors concerning both Anna’s love life and her sexual orientation, however, it is widely known that back in 2008, she was in a relationship with her co-star from “Power Rangers Jungle Fury”, Jason Smith, before she met her future husband, Mike Gillespie.
Mike is a producer, perhaps known best for his work on the movies “Robert the Bruce”, “Mine Games” and “The Lookalike”, among others, and Mike and Anna together produced the movies “Sugar Mountain” and “Blinder”.
It’s been revealed that Anna and Mike met in 2012 on a set of the sports drama “Blinder”. In one of his interviews, Mike said about Anna: “She was so beautiful, so funny and always laughing. I loved her energy”.
The two started dating shortly after they met, and the couple soon moved in together into their home in Beverly Hills, California, where they currently live. Mike proposed to Anna, and the two engaged in September 2017, while they tied the knot in December 2018.
As of July 2022, Hannah and Mike Gillespie are married, and have two children together, daughter Joanie Pearl Gillespie born on 12 August 2019, and a son, whose name and birthdate they haven’t revealed, but Anna often shares his photos on her Instagram.
Age, height, and net worth
Anna’s age is 36, she has blonde hair and blue eyes; she weighs around 120lb (55kgs), is 5ft 5ins (1.66m) tall, and with vital statistics of 36-25-33.
According to sources, as of July 2022, Anna’s net worth has been estimated at over $2 million, most derived from her acting career.