Claire Foy

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  • Birth Place: Stockport, Greater Manchester, England
  • Profession: Actor
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Fast Facts

  • Trained as a ballet dancer from a young age, but got juvenile arthritis at the age of 13 and retired from dancing.
  • Is highly skilled at playing the piano.
  • Nominated for a Royal Television Society award in 2009 for her role in Little Dorrit.
  • Was listed as one of 55 Faces for the Future by Nylon Magazine in 2010.
  • Played Lady Macbeth in the 2013 West End production of Macbeth, opposite James McAvoy.

Awards

  • 2016, BAFTA Television Awards — Best Actress: Nominee
  • 2017, Emmy — Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 2017, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 2018, BAFTA Television Awards — Best Actress: Nominee
  • 2017, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama: Winner
  • 2016, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series: Winner
  • 2017, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series: Winner
  • 2017, BAFTA Television Awards — Best Actress: Nominee
  • 2017, Critics' Choice Awards — Best Actress in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 2018, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama: Nominee
  • 2015, Critics' Choice Television Awards — Best Supporting Actress in a Movie or Limited Series: Nominee
  • 2016, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Nominee

Relationships

  • Ivy Rose Moore — Daughter
  • Stephen Campbell Moore — Husband (separated)

College

  • John Moores University, Liverpool, England (Drama and Screen Studies, 2006); Oxford School of Drama, Oxford, England (2007)

Details

  • Birth Place: Stockport, Greater Manchester, England
  • Profession: Actor

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