Claire Elizabeth Foy

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Claire Elizabeth Moore (Foy)

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Birthplace: Stockport, Greater Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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Occupation: Actress
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About Claire Elizabeth Foy

Claire Elizabeth Foy (born 16 April 1984) is a British actress. She has received various awards, including; a Primetime Emmy Award, a Golden Globe Award, and two Screen Actors Guild Awards.

Foy studied film studies at 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 the BBC One miniseries Little Dorrit (2008)[1] and made her film debut in the American historical fantasy drama Season of the Witch (2011). Following leading roles in the television series The Promise (2011) and Crossbones (2014), Foy received praise for portraying the ill-fated queen Anne Boleyn in the miniseries Wolf Hall (2015).

Foy rose to global prominence with her portrayal of the young Queen Elizabeth II in the first two seasons of the Netflix series The Crown, for which she won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series. In 2018, she starred in Steven Soderbergh's psychological thriller Unsane and portrayed Janet Shearon, wife of astronaut Neil Armstrong, in Damien Chazelle's biopic First Man. For the latter she received a nomination for the Golden Globe Award, and the BAFTA Award for Best Supporting Actress.

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Claire Foy 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 the BBC One miniseries Little Dorrit (2008) and made her film debut in the American historical fantasy drama Season of the Witch (2011).

Claire played at lead role, Helen, in the TV movie The Night Watch, which was based on a Sarah Walters novel. She returned to stage in February 2013 as Lady Macbeth, alongside James McAvoy in the title role, Macbeth at the Trafalgar Studios. In 2015 she played the English queen Anne Boleyn in the six part drama series Wolf Hall. Her performance was met with critical praise and compared to Genevieve Bujold's iconic performance in Anne of the Thousand Days. Foy was subsequently nominated for the 2016 British Academy Television Award for Best Actress.

In 2016, Foy portrayed the young Queen Elizabeth II in Peter Morgan's Netflix biographical drama series The Crown. Her performance earned her the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress-Television Series Drama, the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series twice, and the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series.

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Claire Elizabeth Foy's Timeline

1984
April 16, 1984
Stockport, Greater Manchester, England, United Kingdom