Anna Gunn as Skyler White

Anna Gunn

On Breaking Bad Anna Gunn plays the role of Skyler White, Walter White’s wife, for which she won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series in 2013. In August 2013, she wrote an op-ed piece for The New York Times examining the public dislike directed toward her character.

Gunn played a recurring role as Assistant District Attorney Jean Ward on the ABC series The Practice, from 1997 to 2002, and was a regular as Martha Bullock on HBO’s Deadwood from 2005 to 2006. She appeared on Seinfeld in the episode “The Glasses”, in the Six Feet Under episode “Parallel Play” and on the first season of Murder One. Gunn provided the voice for Ariel in the Legacy of Kain series of video games. She also appeared in the Quantum Leap episode “The Play’s The Thing”. In 2011, she played a lead role in the Lifetime movie Secrets of Eden, opposite John Stamos. Her other film credits include Without Evidence, Enemy of the State, Treading Water, Twelve Mile Road, and Red State.

Born August 11, 1968, Gunn was raised in Santa Fe, New Mexico, and graduated from Northwestern University in 1990. Anna and her ex-husband, actor and real estate broker Alastair Duncan, have two daughters, Eila Rose and Emma.


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