Claire Foy


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Claire Elizabeth Foy (born 16 April 1984) is an English actress. She studied acting at the Liverpool John Moores University and the Oxford School of Drama and made her screen debut in the pilot of the supernatural comedy series Being Human, in 2008. Following her professional stage debut at the Royal National Theatre, she played the title role in ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 9 wins & 52 nominations. See more awards »

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First Man Janet Armstrong
(2018)
The Girl in the Spider's Web Lisbeth Salander
(2018)
Unsane Sawyer Valentini
(2018)
The Crown Queen Elizabeth II / Princess Elizabeth / Young Elizabeth
(2016-2020)

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  A Very British Scandal (TV Series) (filming)
Margaret Campbell
- Episode #1.3 ... Margaret Campbell
- Episode #1.2 ... Margaret Campbell
- Episode #1.1 ... Margaret Campbell
 2021 The Electrical Life of Louis Wain (post-production)
Emily Richardson-Wain
 2021 My Son (post-production)
Joan Richmond
 2021 A Very English Scandal (TV Mini Series)
Margaret Campbell
- Episode #2.1 (2021) ... Margaret Campbell
 2016-2020 The Crown (TV Series)
Queen Elizabeth II / Young Elizabeth / Princess Elizabeth
- 48:1 (2020) ... Young Elizabeth
- Lisbon (2017) ... Queen Elizabeth II
- Mystery Man (2017) ... Queen Elizabeth II
- Matrimonium (2017) ... Queen Elizabeth II
- Beryl (2017) ... Queen Elizabeth II
 2018 Saturday Night Live: Cut for Time (TV Series)
Aunt Pinky
- Cars (2018) ... Aunt Pinky
 2018 The Girl in the Spider's Web
Lisbeth Salander
 2018 First Man
Janet Armstrong
 2018 Unsane
Sawyer Valentini
 2017/I Breathe
Diana Cavendish
 2015 The Lady in the Van
Lois, Social Worker
 2015 Wolf Hall (TV Mini Series)
Anne Boleyn
- Master of Phantoms (2015) ... Anne Boleyn
- Crows (2015) ... Anne Boleyn
- The Devil's Spit (2015) ... Anne Boleyn
- Anna Regina (2015) ... Anne Boleyn
- Entirely Beloved (2015) ... Anne Boleyn
 2014 Frankenstein and the Vampyre: A Dark and Stormy Night (TV Movie documentary)
Narrator (voice)
 2014 The Great War: The People's Story (TV Mini Series documentary)
Helen Bentwich
- Episode #1.4 (2014) ... Helen Bentwich
- Episode #1.3 (2014) ... Helen Bentwich
 2014 Rosewater
Paola
 2014 Crossbones (TV Series)
Kate Balfour
- Crossbones (2014) ... Kate Balfour
- Blackbeard (2014) ... Kate Balfour
- Beggarman (2014) ... Kate Balfour
- A Hole in the Head (2014) ... Kate Balfour
- The Return (2014) ... Kate Balfour
 2014 Vampire Academy
Ms. Karp
 2012 White Heat (TV Mini Series)
Charlotte
- The Sea of Trees (2012) ... Charlotte
- The Eye of the Needle (2012) ... Charlotte
- The Personal is Political (2012) ... Charlotte
- The Dark Side of the Moon (2012) ... Charlotte
- Eve of Destruction (2012) ... Charlotte
 2010-2012 Upstairs Downstairs (TV Series)
Lady Persephone Towyn / Lady Persie
- Somewhere Over the Rainbow (2012) ... Lady Persephone Towyn
- The Last Waltz (2012) ... Lady Persephone Towyn
- All the Things You Are (2012) ... Lady Persephone Towyn
- A Perfect Specimen of Womanhood (2012) ... Lady Persephone Towyn
- The Love That Pays the Price (2012) ... Lady Persephone Towyn
 2012 Hacks (TV Movie)
Kate Loy
 2011 Wreckers
Dawn
 2011 The Night Watch (TV Movie)
Helen Giniver
 2011 The Promise (TV Mini Series)
Erin Matthews
- Episode #1.4 (2011) ... Erin Matthews
- Episode #1.3 (2011) ... Erin Matthews
- Episode #1.2 (2011) ... Erin Matthews
- Episode #1.1 (2011) ... Erin Matthews
 2011 Season of the Witch
The Girl
 2010 Pulse (TV Movie)
Hannah Carter
 2010 Going Postal (TV Mini Series)
Adora Belle Dearheart
- Episode #1.2 (2010) ... Adora Belle Dearheart
- Episode #1.1 (2010) ... Adora Belle Dearheart
 2009 10 Minute Tales (TV Series)
Woman
- Through the Window (2009) ... Woman
 2008 Little Dorrit (TV Series)
Amy Dorrit
- Episode #1.14 (2008) ... Amy Dorrit
- Episode #1.13 (2008) ... Amy Dorrit
- Episode #1.12 (2008) ... Amy Dorrit
- Episode #1.11 (2008) ... Amy Dorrit
- Episode #1.10 (2008) ... Amy Dorrit
 2008 Doctors (TV Series)
Chloe Webster
- The Party's Over (2008) ... Chloe Webster
 2008 Being Human (TV Series)
Julia
- Pilot (2008) ... Julia
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Played the role of Lady Macbeth in 'Macbeth' by William Shakespeare at the Trafalgar Studios, London. Directed by Jamie Lloyd, co-starring James McAvoy as Macbeth. See more »

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2 Interviews | 4 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 10 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 3¾" (1.62 m)
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On her perception of the royal family after starring in The Crown (2016): I wouldn't say it changed, but it definitely deepened it, and gave it a human slant that I'd never considered before. I thought she was just the Queen and he was Prince Philip, and that was just who they were, without thinking about them as a mother or a father or daughter. So, it's been really interesting to try and ... See more »

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Childhood celebrity crush was Stephen Gately of Boyzone. See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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