Claire Foy

Claire Foy

Birthplace: 
Stockport, Greater Manchester, England
Birthday: 
April 16

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Claire Foy is an English actress.

She made her screen debut in the series Being Human in 2008.

Following her professional stage debut at the Royal National Theatre, she played the title role in the BBC One production of Little Dorrit (2008), and made her film debut in Season of the Witch (2011), alongside Nicolas Cage.

She had main roles in the Channel 4 series The Promise (2011) and in the NBC series Crossbones (2014). She received praise for her performance as the ill-fated queen Anne Boleyn in BBC2's Wolf Hall (2015), for which she was nominated for the British Academy Television Award for Best Actress and the Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Movie/Miniseries.

For the first two seasons, she portrayed the young Queen Elizabeth II on the Netflix series The Crown, a role for which she won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Television Series Drama and two Screen Actors Guild Awards for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series, and was nominated for the BAFTA TV Award for Best Actress and a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series.

In 2018, Foy starred in Steven Soderbergh's thriller Unsane.

 

AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

2 Nominations 1 Emmy

Outstanding Lead Actress In A Drama Series - 2018

  • Winner
  • Claire Foy, as Queen Elizabeth II
  • The Crown
  • Netflix
  • Left Bank Pictures in association with Sony Pictures Television

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series - 2017

  • Nominee
  • Claire Foy, as Queen Elizabeth II
  • The Crown
  • Netflix
  • Left Bank Pictures in association with Sony Pictures Television

Photos

  • Claire Foy and Matt Smith at the 70th Emmys Governors Ball.

    Photographs by Mike Ruiz
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  • Claire Foy on the red carpet at the 70th Emmy Awards. 

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  • Claire Foy accepts an award at the 70th Emmy Awards.

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  • Sarah Paulson presents an award to Claire Foy at the 70th Emmy Awards.

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  • Matt Smith and Claire Foy presents an award at the 70th Emmy Awards.

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  • Claire Foy and Vanessa Kirby on the red carpet at the 2017 Primetime Emmys.

    Photographs by Mike Ruiz
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News

November 15, 2017
September 26, 2016