Anamaria Marinca (born April 1, 1978 in Romania) is an award-winning Romanian actress, and starred in the Palme d'Or winner 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days. She graduated from the University of Fine Arts, Music and Drama, "George Enescu" in Iasi. She speaks Romanian, English and French.
In 2005, she won 3 Best Actress Awards (the BAFTA Television Awards, the Royal Television Society Award and the 'Golden Nymph' at the 45th Festival de Television de Monte Carlo) for her role in 'Sex Traffic', a CBC/ Channel 4 drama about human trafficking. As well as appearing on stage in Romanian theater productions, she also appeared in the Francis Ford Coppola film Youth Without Youth. More recently, she appeared in 2008 as a supporting character in the BBC 5-episode miniseries 'The Last Enemy', as Yasim Anwar, a human rights activist and the lead character's love interest. In STORM she plays opposite Kerry Fox as Mira Arendt.