“I’m not perfect but I work hard to keep looking good, and what I am is very real."I’ll take that over being 18 and perfect any day.” Anna, who has never married, did once dream of being a bride.Ifans was born in Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, Wales, the son of Beti-Wyn, a nursery school teacher at Ysgol Pentrecelyn, and Eurwyn Evans, a primary school teacher.
Last summer she was pictured getting cosy with PR man Robert Condon at a posh tennis event in Buckinghamshire.
“Trouble is, with my luck with men, it would probably turn out to be a hovel with a leaking roof and on a donkey.” Anna’s longest relationship has been with Harry Potter actor David Thewlis, 13 years her senior.
A divorcee who shared her Lancastrian, working-class back-ground and did not court the limelight, David was different to the usual bad boys she found attractive.
On Celebrity Big Brother last year, Darren said: “We were living together in Chelsea when she got a phone call from Robbie Williams asking her out on a date. ” There was also a rumoured drunken weekend in Dublin with Chris Evans back in the Nineties.
And she once turned down ultimate womaniser Jack Nicholson for being old enough to be her grandad.
She said: “I feel far more sexy now than I did when I was 18.