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An English actress and director, Lia Williams is probably known for many stage, movie and television appearances. Likewise, she has directed and acted various shows like The Foreigner (2017), The Russian Bride (2001) and The Missing (2014). Moreover, Lia played the role of Wallis, Duchess of Windsor in the Netflix series The Crown (2016).
The actress was born on the 26th of November 1964 in Birkenhead, Merseyside, England to the British parents. For her education, she studied at the Tring Park School for the Performing Arts which is located in Tring, England. So far, she holds English citizenship and belongs to the white ethnicity.
Married to Husband, Guy Hibbert
The beautiful director married her beloved partner, Guy Hibbert, a British screenwriter who has won four Bafta TV awards. Likewise, their wedding ceremony was held privately among their close friends and families in 1977.
The award-winning actress first met her future husband, Guy, 69 in the first preview night of Royal Shakespeare Theatre's show As You Like It in 2005. Then after the interaction, BBC documentary maker, Hibbert met her backstage and proposed her in a romantic way. At the day, Lia was still in her wedding costume. She continues saying.
“I was still buzzing from the performance. I can’t remember much of it. I was just reading his lips.”
As of now, the couple is sharing a blissful married life for decades. Despite their long marriage journey of many years, the twosome has yet to share any biological offspring from their married life. Besides this, they also run their own production business called Tilting Ground Productions since 2015.
Lia's First Marriage
Before tying the knot with Hibbert, Williams who was nominated for a Bafta for her performance of a woman with a multiple-personality disorder on television in 2004 was once in a conjual connection with her former spouse. But there is no information about her mysterious husband's identity with the media until now.
Mother to a son, Josh, Lia reveals that she tied the knot for the first time in her early 20s and got divorced at the age of 30. Moreover, the British actress shares one son named Joshua "Josh" James, an actor from her past intimacy. Thus, for now, she leads a very peaceful life with her current husband and a son in Portobello, London.
Enjoys Million Dollars Net Worth
Lia Williams has established herself in a TV career as a director, actor, and writer in the last decade. Thus, she holds an estimated net worth $2 Million as of 2020 throughout her long term multiple professions.
To date, Williams has directed and has worked for various films like Feathers, Dirty Weekend, The Stronger, The King is Alive, Dog Alone and Oresteia. Thus, she might be receiving $64 thousand to $170 thousand, which is the estimated annual wage of the director in the United Kingdom.
Plus Lia was cast of part of Netflix Series, The Crown as Wallis, Duchess of Windsor, Nadia Herz in the second series of The Missing and also in a Channel 4 series, Kri. Likewise, The historical drama web television series The Crown's features Claire Foy, Olivia Colman, Ben Miles, James Hillier and Andrew Fennell in leading roles.
Besides TV career, she authored two books named So You Want to Disappear: A BBC Radio 4 dramatisation with Mark Wheatley and Charles and Mary (BBC Radio 3: Drama on 3), with Carlo Gebler.
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