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Anya Taylor-Joy Biography

Birth Name:
Anya-Josephine Taylor-Joy
Birth Place:
Miami, Florida, United States

Fast Facts

  • Was scouted as a model at age 16, while walking outside Harrods Department Store by Sarah Doukas of Storm Management
  • Previously trained in ballet
  • Made her film debut playing Feeder Girl in the 2014 comedy Vampire Academy
  • First lead role in a film was Thomasin in the 2015 horror film The Witch
  • Played the lead in the music video for Skrillex's remix of GTA's Red Lips


  • 2021Emmy-Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or a Movie: nominated
  • 2021Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy: nominated