Claire Foy is a British actress. She is best known for her roles as Amy Dorrit in the BBC series Little Dorrit, and as Queen Elizabeth II in the Netflix series The Crown, for which she earned a Golden Globe Award in 2017. She portrayed Anne Boleyn in the BBC2 series, Wolf Hall (2015), and played Kate in the NBC series Crossbones. Born Claire Elizabeth Foy on April 16, 1984 in Stockport, England, to parents Caroline and David Foy, she was raised in Manchester, Leeds and Buckinghamshire. She has two older siblings, a sister named Gemma, and a brother, Robert. She attended Aylesbury High School, and studied drama and film studies at Liverpool John Moores University. She then did a one year course at the Oxford School of Drama, and graduated in 2007. She made her screen debut in the 2008 series Being Human. She married Stephen Campbell Moore in 2014, and the couple had a daughter named Ivy Rose in 2015 before getting divorced in 2018.
Claire Elizabeth Foy Personal Details
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Claire Elizabeth Foy
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16 April 1984
Stockport, England, UK
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Claire Elizabeth Foy Family Details
David Foy (Sales director)
Caroline Foy (Pharmaceutical company worker)
Robert Foy (Older Brother), Gemma Foy (Older Sister)
Stephen Campbell Moore (m. 2014â€“2018)
Ivy Rose Moore (Daughter) (b. March 2015)
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35-24-35 in (89-61-89 cm)
24 inches (61 cm)
35 inches (89 cm)
Claire Elizabeth Foy Education
Aylesbury High School Liverpool John Moores UniversityAylesbury High School Liverpool John Moores University
Claire Elizabeth Foy Brand Endorsements
Claire Foy has fronted number of pictorial campaigns for leading fashion brands. These include photoshoot for the Elie Saab Resort 2012 collection and another one for Alexander McQueen.
Best Known For
Playing the lead role in BBC mini TV series, Little Dorrit in 2008.
Portraying the famous Anne Boleyn in BBC2 series, Wolf Hall in 2015.