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Who is Claire Foy?
Claire Elizabeth Foy is a well-known British actress. She has received various awards including two Primetime Emmy Awards, a Golden Globe Award, and two Screen Actors Guild Awards. After studying drama at Liverpool John Moores University and the Oxford School of Drama, she made her screen debut in the pilot episode of the supernatural comedy series Being Human (2008).
After her professional stage debut at the Royal National Theatre, she played the little 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). Following leading roles in the television series The Promise (2011) and Crossbones (2014), she received a commendation for portraying the ill-fated queen Anne Boleyn in the miniseries Wolf Hall (2015)
She 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 her role here, she won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series. She then started in 2018 in Steven Soderbergh’s psychological thriller Unsane and portrayed Janet Shearon. A wife of astronaut Neil Armstrong in Damien Chazelle’s biopic First Man. In the latter film, she received a nomination for the Golden Globe Award and the BAFTA Award for Best Supporting Actress.
How Old is Claire Foy?
She is 38 years old as of April 2022, having been born on April 16, 1984, in Stockport, Cheshire, England. Foy shares her birthdate with celebrities such as; Selena Quintanilla (1971-1995), Sadie Sink, Chance The Rapper, Max Dressler, Anya Taylor-Joy, and many more.
Claire Foy Family
Who are Claire Foy’s Parents?
She was born to David Foy (Father) and Caroline Foy (Mother). Her parents divorced when she was eight years old.
Does Claire Foy have Siblings?
She has two siblings. An elder brother by the name of Robert Foy. And an elder sister by the name of Gemma Foy. She also has a younger half-sister through her father’s second marriage.
Claire Foy Education
She received her high school education at Aylesbury High School. Later she studied drama at Liverpool John Moores University. And took a one-year course at the Oxford School of Drama.
Claire Foy Marital Status
She is currently single. Despite being single, she was previously married to Stephen Campbell Moore from 2014 to 2018.
Claire Foy Kids
She has one kid with her ex-husband Campbell. A daughter by the name of Ivy Rose Moore was born in 2015.
Claire Foy Career
While she was studying at the Oxford School of Drama, she appeared in the plays, Top Girls, Watership Down, Easy Virtue, and Touched. After appearing on television, she made her professional debut at the Royal National Theatre in London in DNA and The Miracle. In the BBC series Little Dorrit, she starred as the protagonist. She was then nominated for an RTS Award. Later she appeared in the TV film Going Postal and the horror-adventure film Season of the Witch.
She also starred as Lady Persephone in the BBC revival of Upstairs Downstairs and co-starred in the Channel 4 serial The Promise broadcast in February 2011. In 2013, she starred as Lady Macbeth alongside James McAvoy in the title role in Macbeth at the Trafalgar Studios. Claire played the English queen Anne Boleyn in 2015, in the six-part drama serial Wolf Hall. For her role there, she was subsequently nominated for the 2016 British Academy Television Award for Best Actress. In 2016, she portrayed 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. Moreover, she was nominated for the BAFTA TV Award for Best Actress. She reprised her role in the second season in 2017, before the role passed to actress Olivia Colman. That year also, she starred as Diana Cavendish in the biographical drama film Breath. In 2018, she portrayed the vigilante Lisbeth Salander in the action-thriller The Girl in the Spider’s Web. Also starred in Steven Soderbergh’s psychological thriller Unsane.
Nevertheless Janet Sharon wife of American astronaut Neil Armstrong, in Damien Chazelle’s biopic First Man. For the latter film, she was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress-Motion Picture. The Critics’ Choice Award for Best Supporting Actress. And the British Academy of Film and Television Arts Award for Best Supporting Actress. Again she reprised the role of young Queen Elizabeth II in the eighth episode of The Crown’s fourth season in 2020. Her reprisal performance earned her the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series. Foy was cast in October 2021, as Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg in the drama series Doomsday Machine.
Claire Foy Height and Measurements
Adding up to her well-curved and beautiful body, she stands at a height of 5ft 4inches (1.62m) and a weight of 52kg (114lbs)
Claire Foy’s Salary and Net Worth
She received a salary of $40,000 per episode of The Crown. She has a net worth of $4 million.