April 16, 1984
37 years old
5 ft 3¾ in | 162 cm tall
35-24-35 in | 89-61-89 cm
50 kg | 110 lbs
6 US | 36.5 EU
Claire Elizabeth Foy was born in Stockport, Greater Manchester, England, on April 16, 1984, is a British actress.
Young Claire Foy first started performing during her years at the Oxford School of Drama.
She made her big screen debut in supernatural action adventure film Season of the Witch (2011) in role as Anna.
She got her television debut in BBC Three supernatural comedy drama series Being Human (2008) in episode "Pilot", in role as Julia Beckett.
Her breakthrough performance came as Amy Dorrit in British miniseries Little Dorrit (2008).
She landed her professional stage debut in a play "The Miracle", at the National Theatre.
She was nominated for the Golden Globe Award, a BAFTA Award and a Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Janet Armstrong in biographical drama film First Man (2018).
Wreckers (2011) drama opposite Benedict Cumberbatch, Shaun Evans and Peter McDonald
Vampire Academy (2014) fantasy comedy horror with Zoey Deutch, Danila Kozlovsky and Lucy Fry
Rosewater (2014) political drama opposite Gael García Bernal and Kim Bodnia
The Lady in the Van (2015) comedy drama with Maggie Smith and Alex Jennings
Breathe (2017) biographical drama opposite Andrew Garfield, Hugh Bonneville and Tom Hollander
Unsane (2018) psychological horror with Joshua Leonard, Jay Pharoah and Juno Temple
The Girl in the Spider's Web (2018) action thriller opposite Sverrir Gudnason, Lakeith Stanfield and Sylvia Hoeks
The Electrical Life of Louis Wain (2021) biographical drama in role as Emily Richardson Wain, opposite Benedict Cumberbatch and Andrea Riseborough
My Son (2021) mystery drama in role as Joan Richmond, with James McAvoy and Jamie Michie
She was nominated for the Royal Television Society Award for Best Female Actor for her role as Amy Dorrit in British miniseries Little Dorrit (2008).
She was nominated for the BAFTA TV Award for Best Actress for her performance as Anne Boleyn in BBC Two period drama miniseries Wolf Hall (2015).
She won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress, two Screen Actors Guild Awards and a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series for her role as Queen Elizabeth II in Netflix historical drama series The Crown (2016–2017, 2020).
Terry Pratchett's Going Postal (2010) two-part television film in role as Adora Belle Dearheart
Upstairs Downstairs (2010-2012) BBC One drama series in role as Lady Persephone Towyn
The Promise (2011) British drama series in role as Erin Matthews
White Heat (2012) BBC Two drama series in role as Charlotte Pew
Crossbones (2014) NBC action adventure drama series in role as Kate Balfour
She hosted Saturday Night Live in 2018.
Attended Aylesbury High School in Buckinghamshire.
Studied drama at the Liverpool John Moores University.
Graduated from Oxford School of Drama in 2007.
Has older brother, Robert and sister, Gemma.
She played Lady Macbeth in a play "Macbeth" (2013), at Trafalgar Studios.
She portrayed W in a play "Lungs" (2019), at The Old Vic.
Fan of Bruce Springsteen.
Good friends with actor Matt Smith.
She was married to actor Stephen Campbell Moore (2014-2018), they have a daughter, Ivy Rose.