Anita’s Work as an Actor


As an actor and native New Yorker living in Los Angeles, Anita Finlay has worked primarily in television for over twenty years, recurring and guest starring on such network series as “Perception,” “Castle,” “Brothers and Sisters,” “24,” “Hannah Montana,” “Boston Legal,” “Gilmore Girls,” “Six Feet Under,” “Vanished,” “The Division,” “For Your Love,” “Girlfriends,” “The Guardian,” “Days of Our Lives,” and “Judging Amy.”

She was just seen on “Grey’s Anatomy’s” 200th episode and booked national campaigns for AT&T and ATKINS (playing a bunny!).

Anita spent seven years on “The Young and the Restless” as Dr. Nora Thompson and starred in a number of feature films and made-for-television movies including “Alternate Endings,” “The Last Place on Earth,” “Two Voices,” “Prison of Secrets, ” “Chance of a Lifetime,” “Thrill” and “Visions of Murder.”  She was recently featured in the Hallmark Christmas movie, “Naughty or Nice.”

Anita has done scores of commercial campaigns and worked in the theatre as a solo artist, writing and performing “The Devil Takes a Wife” to acclaim in Los Angeles theaters.  She has also performed classical and contemporary works in regional theatres throughout the United States and had long running spokesperson contracts for a number of Fortune 500 companies.

She is a member of the National Association of Professional Women.  Her favorite charities are Project Angel Food, St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital and the Rose Brooks Center.

Anita lives with her husband David and their two furry children, Caruso and Midge.

For more of Anita Finlay’s film work and demo reel, please visit IMDB.