Leann Hunley

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Leann Hunley
Born(1955-02-25) February 25, 1955 (age 57)
Forks, Washington, U.S.
OccupationActress
Years active1977–present
Spouse(s)Bill Sheridan (1980-2001) (Divorced)
 
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Leann Hunley
Born(1955-02-25) February 25, 1955 (age 57)
Forks, Washington, U.S.
OccupationActress
Years active1977–present
Spouse(s)Bill Sheridan (1980-2001) (Divorced)

Leann Hunley (born February 25, 1955) is an American Emmy Award–winning actress. She is known for her recurring role as Anna DiMera on NBC's long-running Days of our Lives.

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Personal life

Hunley was born in Forks, Washington (located 120 miles NW of Seattle near the Washington Coast), and later attended the University of Washington in Seattle.

Career

Her first television appearance was on Hawaii Five-O. She was a regular on The Misadventures of Sheriff Lobo in 1979 and 1980. Her role as Anna Fredericks-DiMera on Days of our Lives from 1982 to 1986 would win her an Emmy award at the 13th Daytime Emmy Awards for best supporting actress in 1986. For the last three seasons of Dynasty she was Dana Waring, later Carrington, short-term wife to Adam Carrington. She played on Aaron Spelling's short-lived Models, Inc.. In the first season of Dawson's Creek (1998) she was Tamara Jacobs, a high school English teacher who has a tempestuous affair with one of her students. She also played Shira Huntzberger on the Gilmore Girls (2000).

Hunley is currently a recurring actor on Days of our Lives. After a 21 year absence from playing the role, Hunley returned on June 21, 2007 as Anna Fredericks DiMera. Hunley still recurs on Days.

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