Actress and series regular in Hollyoaks.
Annie is best known for playing Sally St. Claire on Channel 4’s Hollyoaks, as the headmistress of Hollyoaks High School. She was the first ever transgender person cast to play a regular transgender character in a leading UK soap opera, and as such is the most prolific trans actress in UK television history.
Since starting at Hollyoaks in 2015, she has been regularly listed in the prestigious Rainbow List, Pride Power List, Diva Power List, and the USA OUT100, as one of the country’s most influential LGBT people.
In 2016, she won the ‘Celebrity of the Year‘ award at the National Diversity Awards, and was runner-up at the Icon Awards as ‘Cultural Icon of the Year‘. In 2016 Annie was also nominated for a BAFTA, as ‘Best Actress – Television‘ in the Scottish BAFTA Awards.
In 2017, she was nominated as ‘LGBT+ Celebrity Rising Star’ in the British LGBT Awards, and was once again included in the Pride Power List, and the DIVA Power List.
In 2018, she was nominated in the ‘Best Soap Actress’ category in the annual TRIC Awards, and in May, led the first ever Pride parade in her hometown of Aberdeen, at Grampian Pride. She was also one of the judges at the 2019 Bolton Pride awards.