Angel Coulby is an English actress. She was born on 30 August 1980. She made her television debut in the BBC comedy 'Orrible. She is best known for portraying the character Queen Guinevere "Gwen" Pendragon in the BBC fantasy series Merlin.Career
Coulby trained at Queen Margaret University in Edinburgh, where she studied for a degree in acting. She is seen in an episode of Scariest Places on Earth as a student who had an encounter with a ghost. Her breakthrough came in 2001 with her role in the Johnny Vaughanvehicle 'Orrible. She was later chosen to play Gwen, a young woman who would later become Queen Guinevere, in the BBC One fantasy TV series Merlin. Coulby stars alongside fellow young actors Colin Morgan, Bradley James and Katie McGrath as well as seasoned veterans Anthony Head and Richard Wilson.In an interview, Coulby stated that she enjoys being able to play the character from Gwen the humble, lowly maid servant all the way to Queen Guinevere of Camelot. In that capacity, she has now starred in all the five seasons, and most of the episodes, right up to the final one.
She took the star role of the jazz singer Jessie in the BBC Two Stephen Poliakoff five-part 2013 drama serial Dancing on the Edge along with Chiwetel Ejiofor, Anthony Head, John Goodman, and Jane Asher. Filmography
1997 Scariest Places on Earth - Awassa Tact - Episode: "2.10 - Exorcism: Greyfriars Cemetery 1"
2001 Orrible - Shiv - 4 episodes
2002 Casualty- Sally - Episode: "In the Heat of the Night"
2002 Having it off - Kylie Riley - TV show
2002 A good Thief - Leah Pickering - TV movie
2003 The second coming - PC Louise Fraser - mini TV show
2003 Manchild - Pippa - Episode 2.4
2004 Making Waves - LMA Anita Cook - Episodes 1.1 and 1.2
2004 As if - Amber - 7 episodes
2004 Conviction - Jemma Ryan - 6 episodes
2004 Holby City - Maxine Framley - Episode: "A Good Day to Bury Bad News"
2005 The Jacket - Intern #2
2005 Murder investigation team - Lee Allanson - episode 2.1
2005 The league of Gentlemen's Apocalypse - Receptionist
2005 Imagine me & you - Anna
2005 Vincent - Gillian Lafferty - 7 episodes
2006 Hustle - Alice - Episode: A Bollywood dream
2006 Doctor who - Katherine - Episode: The girl in the fireplace
2006 The Bill - Zoe Hughes - Episode 461
2006 Tripping over - Charity - Episode 1.5
2007 Magicians - Receptionist
2007 Gina's laughing Gear - Nurse Jones - Episode Dollby City
2007 Secret life - Young Mum - TV movie
2007 New street law - Sharon Weir - Episode 2.6
2007 Talk to me - Faith - 4 episodes
2007 The visit - Rachael - 6 episodes
2008-2012 Merlin - Gwen - Main role
2013 Dancing on the Edge - Jessie - The first 3 episodes
2013 Tunnel - Laura Roebuck