Claire Foy

Claire Foy

Highest Rated: 92% Wreckers (2011)

Lowest Rated: 11% Season of the Witch (2011)

Birthday: Apr 16, 1984

Birthplace: Stockport, England, UK

Claire Foy became a critical favorite playing real life historical figures Anne Boleyn in "Wolf Hall" (BBC Two, 2015) and Queen Elizabeth II in "The Crown" (Netflix, 2016-) before taking major big-screen roles in "Unsane" (2018), "First Man" (2018) and "The Girl in the Spider's Web" (2018). Born in Manchester, England in 1984, Claire Foy studied acting at Liverpool John Moores University before honing her craft further at the Oxford School of Drama. In the same year she made her screen debut playing George's girlfriend Julia in the pilot of fantasy drama "Being Human" (BBC Three, 2008-2013), Foy landed the leading role of Amy in Charles Dickens adaptation "Little Dorrit" (BBC One, 2008). She then appeared as the chain-smoking Adora Belle Dearheart in Terry Pratchett's "Going Postal" (Sky One, 2010), starred alongside future husband Stephen Campbell Moore in medical pilot "Pulse" (BBC Three, 2010) and was cast as Lady Persephone Towyn in lavish period piece "Upstairs Downstairs" (BBC One, 2010-12). After gracing the big screen for the first time in Nicolas Cage fantasy adventure "Season of the Witch" (2011), Foy starred opposite Benedict Cumberbatch in family drama "Wreckers" (2012), took pivotal roles in the adaptation of Sarah Waters' wartime novel "The Night Watch" (BBC Two, 2011) and political Middle East miniseries "The Promise" (Channel 4, 2011) and played a ruthless tabloid newspaper editor in one-off dramedy "Hacks" (Channel 4, 2012). Foy then bagged the recurring roles of feminist Charlotte in 1970s drama "White Heat" (BBC Two, 2012), pirate's moll Kate Balfour in swashbuckling adventure "Crossbones" (NBC, 2014) and philanthropist Helen Bentwich in docudrama "The Great War: The People's Story" (ITV1, 2014) before returning to the film world for supporting parts in horror comedy "Vampire Academy" (2014) and Jon Stewart's directorial debut "Rosewater" (2014). Foy's profile grew considerably when she portrayed Anne Boleyn in the fictionalized Thomas Cromwell biopic "Wolf Hall" (BBC Two, 2015) and after playing a social worker in Alan Bennett tale "The Lady in the Van" (2014) she was cast as a young Queen Elizabeth in big budget Royal Family epic "The Crown" (Netflix, 2016-). Foy was recognised at the Emmys, Golden Globes and Screen Actors Guild Awards for her restrained performance as the monarch in both of the show's first two seasons before the older Olivia Colman took on the role for its third. Foy then played two other real-life figures, the wives of famous polio sufferer Robin Cavendish in biopic "Breathe" (2017) and astronaut Neil Armstrong in "First Man" (2017), before taking center stage as a mental institution patient in "Unsane" (2018), a psychological horror shot entirely on an iPhone 7. Foy's prolific streak continued when she took over from Rooney Mara as hacker heroine Lisbeth Salander in crime thriller "The Girl in the Spider's Web" (2018).

Highest rated movies

Wreckers
First Man Unsane The Electrical Life of Louis Wain Breathe My Son The Girl in the Spider's Web
Vampire Academy

Photos

Filmography

Movies

Credit
69% 74% The Electrical Life of Louis Wain Emily Richardson-Wain (Character) - 2021
50% 42% My Son Joan Richmond (Character) - 2021
39% 35% The Girl in the Spider's Web Lisbeth Salander (Character) $14.8M 2018
87% 67% First Man Janet Armstrong (Character) $44.8M 2018
80% 58% Unsane Sawyer Valentini (Character) $7.7M 2018
No Score Yet No Score Yet Tráiler de Perturbada Unknown (Character) - 2018
No Score Yet No Score Yet Distúrbio Unknown (Character) - 2018
68% 72% Breathe Diana Cavendish (Character) $489.4K 2017
16% 55% Vampire Academy Ms. Karp (Character) $7.8M 2014
92% 53% Wreckers Dawn (Character) - 2011
11% 30% Season of the Witch The Girl (Character) $24.8M 2011
No Score Yet 83% Going Postal Unknown (Character) - 2010
No Score Yet 92% Little Dorrit Unknown (Character) - 2008

TV

Credit
90% 75% A Very British Scandal Margaret Campbell, Duchess of Argyll (Character) 2021
No Score Yet No Score Yet Today 3rd Hour Guest 2021
No Score Yet No Score Yet ET Canada Guest 2019
No Score Yet 28% The Late Late Show With James Corden Guest 2018-2019
No Score Yet 0% The Ellen DeGeneres Show Guest 2019
No Score Yet 10% Jimmy Kimmel Live! Guest 2017 2019
No Score Yet 44% Saturday Night Live Host 2018
No Score Yet 54% The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Unknown (Character),
Guest
2017-2018
No Score Yet No Score Yet Good Morning America Guest 2018
No Score Yet 39% Late Night With Seth Meyers Guest 2018
No Score Yet 100% The Graham Norton Show Guest 2016-2018
No Score Yet No Score Yet Today With Kathie Lee & Hoda Guest 2018
No Score Yet No Score Yet Live with Kelly and Ryan Guest 2017-2018
No Score Yet No Score Yet Close Up With The Hollywood Reporter Guest 2018
No Score Yet No Score Yet Variety Studio: Actors on Actors Guest 2018
No Score Yet No Score Yet etalk Guest 2017-2018
41% 61% Chelsea Guest 2017
90% 91% The Crown Queen Elizabeth II (Character) 2016-2017
No Score Yet No Score Yet Watch What Happens Live With Andy Cohen Guest 2017
No Score Yet No Score Yet q Guest 2017
No Score Yet No Score Yet Dish Nation Guest 2017
No Score Yet 41% The Late Show With Stephen Colbert Guest 2016-2017
No Score Yet No Score Yet Celebrity Page Guest 2017
No Score Yet No Score Yet Charlie Rose Guest 2016
98% No Score Yet Wolf Hall Anne Boleyn (Character) 2015
100% No Score Yet Little Dorrit Amy Dorrit (Character) 2009 2014
59% 52% Crossbones Kate Balfour (Character) 2014
42% 0% White Heat Charlotte (Character) 2012
No Score Yet 100% Upstairs Downstairs Lady Persephone Towyn (Character) 2010 2012
No Score Yet No Score Yet Going Postal Unknown (Character) 2010