Anabel began performing professionally in 1960, and since then has acted and sung in night clubs, theatres, festivals and museums. Anabel is currently one half of The Proper Ladies, and their alter egos, The Bawdy Ladies. She, along with two friends, created the original Bawdy Ladies' Book cassette in the 1980's.
She is an accomplished actress, with many theatrical and TV credits. Anabel appeared as Mrs. Merriman in the award winning HBO mini series, Olive Kitteridge, played Ruth in Island Zero, and is features as Phyliss in Free Guy, currently playing in theatres. In 2022 she will be seen on Netflix in The Mothership, a sci-fi film starring Halle Berry.
She has devoted much of her life to the study of voice and was a Fulbright scholar in the 80's, studying vocal techniques in Bulgaria.