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Michael Sheen & Anna Lundberg | Source: Getty Images
Michael Sheen & Anna Lundberg | Source: Getty Images

Michael Sheen’s Girlfriend Anna Lundberg Is 25 Years His Junior - More about Her

Akhona Zungu
Sep 22, 2022
04:30 A.M.
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Wales-native Michael Sheen was born into a family with a deep appreciation for acting. While the actor could have pursued football professionally, he decided to stride the path of performance art instead. Sheen since earned much acclaim for his performances on the theater stage and the big screen.

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Michael Sheen was an only child, born to Irene Thomas and Meyrick Sheen in Newport, Wales, on February 5, 1969. He attended Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, and shortly after, he began landing roles in theater productions such as "Romeo & Juliet," "Peer Gynt" in 1994, and "When She Danced" in 1991.

Among Sheen's credits on stage are his revered film performances, such as in Oscar Wilde's 1997 biopic "Wilde." He has starred with other big names, including Julianne Moore, the late Heath Ledger, and Kate Beckinsale, to name a few. While Sheen has led an illustrious career as an actor, there are some known facts about his personal life.

 Anna Lundberg and Michael Sheen pose at the GQ Men Of The Year Awards 2019 on September 3, 2019, in London | Source: Getty Images

Anna Lundberg and Michael Sheen pose at the GQ Men Of The Year Awards 2019 on September 3, 2019, in London | Source: Getty Images

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Who Is Anna Lundberg?

Anna Lundberg is an actress who has devoted her life to studying and pursuing performance arts since she was pretty young. She was born in Helsingborg, Sweden, in 1994. Determined to have a well-rounded understanding of this creative expression, Lundberg traveled the globe and attained several qualifications in drama.

After completing a three-year-long theater program in Sweden, Lundberg enrolled in summer courses at the Guildford School of Acting and the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art. Following her graduation, she relocated to New York City, where she enrolled once more in the American Academy of Dramatic Arts.

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Lundberg hasn't appeared in any film productions, but she has been a part of several theatrical productions. Her credits include the role of Queen Margaret in "The Richard Project" by Owen Horseley and in Brandon Jacobs-Jenkins's "Gloria," the part(s) Ani/Sasha/Callie. She then played Gussy in the musical "Star-Spangled."

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According to The Sun, Lundberg continued her theater education for a year at the New York Academy Company in 2018. She finished it off in 2019 after a well-done showcase. The outlet reported that she was based in New York with her lover, Michael Sheen, and the pair has appeared on the BBC show "Staged."

How Long Have Anna and Michael Been Together?

Details around how Michael Sheen and Anna Lundberg met elude public knowledge, but the couple first appeared together in May 2019 at the New York premiere of the Amazon Prime show, "Good Omens," in which Sheen stars alongside "Takin' Over The Asylum" actor David Tennent.

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Sheen and Lundberg also attended the London premiere of "Good Omens;" however, they still actively avoided being photographed by the paparazzi. Although Lundberg's Instagram was private then, she still posted their shared selfies where she celebrated and congratulated her boyfriend on his performances and achievements.

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The change in the nature of their relationship became apparent in July that year, followed by the announcement of the expectancy of their first child together via Twitter. On the 19th of that month, the lovers were more comfortable being seen together in public as they were spotted making their way to Cardiff University.

Lundberg accompanied her beau to be part of another of his achievements, as the university honored Sheen with an honorary degree. A few days later, the actress and model opened her Instagram to the public with a photo of herself cradling her growing belly on the beach.

In the caption, Lundberg reflects on her body's changes since falling pregnant. Regardless of how daunting they were, she expressed her excitement for the new turn her life was about to take and was confident that everything was happening as fate - or the universe- would have it.

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Per her caption, she gushed:

"I am truly excited, terrified, thrilled, comforted, and completely in love with what's ahead."

The "Doctor Who" alum also shared his excitement during a "Good Morning Britain" interview, expressing that his eldest child was 20 years old, now 23, and it had been that long since he cared for an infant. However, rumors of Sheen's alleged infidelity surfaced the following month.

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The rumors speculated that Sheen began dating Lundberg while still with his former girlfriend and comedian Aisling Bea. The actor candidly shut them down via a Twitter statement. In September, he took Lundberg as his date once more to the GQ Men of the Year Awards, which he hosted in London.

How Many Kids Does Anna Lundberg Have with Michael Sheen?

On September 23, 2019, at 08:41 a.m., Michael Sheen and Anna Lundberg welcomed their baby girl Lyra. Sheen announced Lyra's arrival on social media, expressing his gratitude for the love and support from his followers and the midwives who helped deliver his second daughter.

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The 2-year-old Lyra also frequently spends time with David Tennent's daughter. In March this year, Sheen announced that he and his lover were expecting once more with an adorable family photo. On May 19, the couple shared the arrival of their new bundle of joy but left out the baby's name and gender.

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Lundberg may have become a first-time mom with Sheen in 2019, but the actor had his first child with a former co-star. Sheen and actress Kate Beckinsale welcomed their daughter, Lily Mo Sheen, on January 31, 1999, while they were still married.

Like her parents, Lily Mo is pursuing an acting career. The 23-year-old expressed that her parents didn't pressure her to follow in their footsteps and said they would have supported whichever career path she took. And within the acting industry, the young actress is confident she will thrive.

Who Has Michael Sheen Dated before Anna Lundberg?

Michael Sheen's first known relationship was with Kate Beckinsale. They were together between 1995 and 2003. The following year, Beckinsale remarried; however, as parents to Lily Mo Sheen, they remained good friends. Sheen also moved on in 2004 and began dating ballet dancer Lorraine Stewart.

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The former lovers went strong for seven years before splitting in 2010. In 2011, Sheen found love with "Mean Girls" Rachell McAdams, but they separated two years later. The actor then dated actress Sarah Silverman from 2014 to 2017.

Following that relationship, he dated Carrie Keagan and Kaitlin Fitzgerald. Among his illustrious dating life is also Anastasia Griffith and, finally, Aisling Bea. Sheen and Lundberg began dating in 2019, and the couple hasn't married, nor have they shared any plans to.

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