Angel Leonie Coulby is an English actress in film, television, and theatre. She is best known for portraying the character Gwen in the BBC fantasy series Merlin.
She was born in August of 1980 in north London. After moving to Edinburgh to study acting at Queen Margaret University, she pursued a career in television. Coulby appeared in a 1997 episode of Scariest Places on Earth, not! as a student who had an encounter with a ghost. Her first prominent role in British television came on the BBC comedy 'Orrible. She is best known for her 2008 role playing "Gwen" Pendragon, a young woman who would later become Queen Guinevere, in the BBC television series Merlin. Coulby has stated that she enjoyed the opportunity to play both a lowly maidservant character in Gwen and one of the most powerful people in all of Camelot in Queen Guinevere. More recently, the actress appeared in the five-part BBC Two Stephen Poliakoff drama serial Dancing on the Edge, in which she played a jazz singer named Jesse. Also in 2013, Coulby starred in a British remake of The Tunnel, a Scandinavian crime drama. Outside of acting, Coulby enjoys sewing and designing clothing. She often attends music festivals and plays the guitar as well.
Angel Coulby is an English actress who has a net worth of $5 million.