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Angel Coulby
Biographical information
Birth date

30 August 1980

Birth place

London, England, UK






5′ 3¾″

IMDb record

Angel Coulby

His/her attendance in Merlin series
Played role

Guinevere Pendragon

First appearance

The Dragon's Call

Last appearance

The Diamond of the Day

Appearances number


Serie(s) :

1, 2, 3, 4 & 5

Gwen is a hand-maiden now, but at some time in her life she will be Queen Guinevere. I think you can see parts of the Queen emerging, like with her nobility, and the fact that she really cares about the people and how they should have a voice as well as the aristocracy.
Angel Coulby describing her character, Guinevere Pendragon
Angel Coulby is a British actress who portrays the character of Guinevere on the BBC series Merlin. She has appeared in almost all of the episodes to date, with the exception of The Sorcerer's Shadow, Love in the Time of Dragons, Aithusa and a Herald of the New Age.

Like many Merlin actors and actresses, she had a small role on Doctor Who before Merlin, playing a friend of Madame De Pompodour in The Girl in the Fireplace.

In an interview, she stated that she enjoys being able to play Gwen from an early stage in her life, where she's a humble and lowly maid servant, all the way to her becoming Queen of Camelot. She has stated in past interviews that she enjoys music festivals and has recently taken up sewing and is learning to make clothes.

She made her television debut in the BBC television sitcom 'Orrible. Coulby trained for a degree in acting at the Queen Margaret University in Edinburgh.

Trivia Edit

  • Before becoming an actress, Angel worked behind the counter at a deli.
  • Her favourite foods are marmite and Tabasco.
  • She enjoys cooking, eating, designing, knitting, sewing making her own clothes, music and learning how to play the guitar.
  • She does her own stunts on Merlin.
  • Her favourite character on Merlin is Merlin because he is 'lovable, charming, sweet and funny'.
  • She is 3 years older than co-stars Bradley James and Katie McGrath who play her husband, Arthur and sister-in-law, Morgana respectively. She is also 6 years older than Colin Morgan who plays her best friend, Merlin. Plus, she is 4 years younger then co-star Adetomiwa Edun who plays her younger brother, Elyan.


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