Who Is ‘The Witcher’ Star Anya Chalotra?

The internet is buzzing about Anya Chalotra, the star of Netflix’s new fantasy series The Witcher. While little is known about her personal life, we dug up some information about the 23-year-old actress and put together a beginner’s guide to help answer the burning question: Who is Anya Chalotra?

Keep reading for all the details.

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1. Who Is Anya Chalotra?

She’s an up-and-coming actress who grew up in South Staffordshire, U.K. Chalotra perfected her craft at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA) and the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. During this time, the actress starred in several theater productions, including Much Ado About Nothing and The Village.

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2. What Has She Been In?

Chalotra is widely known for playing Yennefer in The Witcher, which has already been renewed for season two. Prior to starring in the Netflix fantasy series, she appeared in a variety of shows, including Wanderlust (played Jennifer Ashman), The ABC Murders (played Lily Marbury) and Sherwood (played Robin Loxley).

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3. What's Next For Anya Chalotra?

The actress is preparing to begin production on season two of The Witcher, which will pick up right where the first installment left off. According to Chalotra, the hardest part of playing Yennefer is adapting to the time jumps.

“The most challenging aspect was, like, I’m in my 20s, and I play from the age of 14 to late 70s,” she told ComicBook. “I mean, that is the biggest time [jump] I’ve ever been on as an actor.”

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4. Is She On Social Media?

Although she’s not on Twitter and Facebook, Chalotra does have an official Instagram page. Her feed is filled with promo shots, artsy pics and the occasional behind-the-scenes photo. She currently has 684,000 (and counting) followers.

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