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spotlight on...MYANNA BURING.

Image: Chameleonic actress Best known for: Her roles in The Descent and The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn. Early life: Buring was born in Sweden, where she spent the first 16 years of her life before moving to England. She attended high school at the American British Academy in Muscat, Oman, before graduating from the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art in 2004.

Quote: "When you're on set, there are always people around you, so that's fine. When I'm scared of the dark it's when I'm on my own, or a pitch black night. I keep telling myself that it's not just me, but it's tied in to that thing of 'the unknown' and I'm trying to work on that slowly but surely." Tonight: spotlight on...MYANNA BURING Career: Her first major telly role came in the form of a two-episode Doctor Who story. Various bit roles then came up in Much Ado About Nothing, Midsomer Murders and Casualty, before the bright lights of the silver screen beckoned. Buring is well-known for her roles in The Descent, Lesbian Vampire Killers, Kill List, and as vampire Tanya in The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn. Love life: She talks quite openly about her boyfriend. Don't mention: The dark - she's afraid of it.

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Title Annotation:Features
Publication:Western Mail (Cardiff, Wales)
Date:Mar 17, 2012
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