Ana Ularu was born in 1985 in Bucharest, Romania. She began acting at the age of 9. Since graduating with a B.A. and M.F.A. in Acting from the National University of Theatre and Film “I.L.Caragiale” (UNATC) in Bucharest, she has appeared in more than 30 short films, TV films, TV series and feature films.
She is also an experienced theatre actress and appeared on stage in plays by Shakespeare and Brecht, winning awards for her performances. She acted in local films by Romanian New Wave directors like Cãlin Peter Netzer, Cristian Mungiu and Radu Muntean, but also in international productions by Academy Award winners Francis Ford Coppola, Susanne Bier and Ron Howard. In 2010, Ana received the ‘Boccalino d’Oro’ in Locarno and the ‘Best Actress’ award at the Thessaloniki Film Festival for her portrayal of Matilda in Outbound (2010).
Her most notable film role outside of Romania as the assassin Vayentha in Inferno. That her most notable role is Mistress West in Emerald City, a portrayal of The Wicked Witch of the West.