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Claire Foy

Actor

Claire recently wrapped on THE GIRL IN THE SPIDER’S WEB where she stars as ‘Lisbeth Salander’. The fourth instalment in Stieg Larsson’s popular Millennium series, the story follows young hacker Lisbeth and Mikael Blomkvist as they find themselves caught up in a web of spies, cybercriminals and corrupt government officials. The film will be released in November by Sony Pictures. Later this year, Claire will also be seen starring alongside Ryan Gosling and Kyle Chandler as ‘Janet Shearon’ in FIRST MAN, as the ex-wife of Neil Armstrong. The story looks at the extraordinary life of the astronaut and the renowned space mission that led him to become the first man on the moon. Based on the book “First Man: The Life of Neil A. Armstrong”, the film will be directed by Damien Chazelle (La La Land). The film is slated for release in October.

Claire was most recently seen in series two of Netflix’s critically acclaimed series about Britain’s Royal Family, THE CROWN. Starring in the much coveted role of Queen Elizabeth II, her performance won her a Golden Globe, two SAG Awards and two BAFTA TV nominations.

Claire’s extensive work in television also includes: WOLF HALL, CROSSBONES, LITTLE DORRIT, THE WHITE HEAT, UPSTAIRS DOWNSTAIRS, THE PROMISE, THE NIGHT WATCH and GOING POSTAL. Claire’s theatre projects include: MACBETH with James McAvoy, Mike Bartlett’s LOVE, LOVE, LOVE, DING, DONG THE WICKED and DNA/ THE MIRACLE/ BABY GIR. Claire’s film credits also include: ROSEWATER, SEASON OF THE WITCH, and WRECKERS.

Credits

FEATURE FILM
Production (role):
THE GIRL IN THE SPIDER’S WEB (Lisbeth Salander)
Company:
Columbia Pictures
Project details:
Dir. Fede Alvarez
Production (role):
FIRST MAN (Janet Armstrong)
Company:
Universal / DreamWorks
Project details:
Dir. Damien Chazelle
Production (role):
BREATHE (Diana)
Company:
The Imaginarium Studios
Project details:
Dir. Andy Serkis
Production (role):
ROSE WATER (Paola)
Company:
Busboy Productions
Project details:
Dir. Jon Stewart
Production (role):
VAMPIRE ACADEMY: BLOOD SISTERS (Ms. Sonya Karp)
Company:
Angry Films / Kintop Productions / Pregar Entertainment
Project details:
Dir. Mark Waters
Production (role):
WRECKERS (Dawn)
Company:
Likely Story Productions
Project details:
Dir. D.R Hood
Production (role):
NIGHTWATCH (Helen Giniver)
Company:
BBC
Project details:
Dir. Richard Laxton
Production (role):
SEASON OF THE WITCH (The Witch)
Company:
Atlas Entertainment / Relativity Media
Project details:
Dir. Dominic Sena
TELEVISION
Production (role):
THE CROWN I & II (Elizabeth - E.R. II)
Company:
Netflix
Project details:
Dir. Stephen Daldry + Others

Winner - Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series (2018) - The Crown II
Winner - Golden Globe Award for Best Actress Television Series Drama (2017) - The Crown I
Winner - Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series (2017) - The Crown I

Nominated - BAFTA TV Award for Leading Actress (2018) - The Crown II
Nominated - Golden Globe Award for Best Actress Television Series Drama (2018) - The Crown II
Nominated - BAFTA TV Award for Leading Actress (2017) - The Crown I
Production (role):
WOLF HALL (Anne Boleyn)
Company:
BBC
Project details:
Dir. Peter Kosminsky

Nominated - Critics Choice Awards for Best Supporting Actress in a Movie or Limited Series
Nominated - BAFTA TV Award for Best Actress
Production (role):
CROSSBONES (Kate Balfour)
Company:
NBC Universal
Project details:
Dirs. David Slad & John Alexander
Production (role):
THE PROMISE (Erin)
Company:
Daybreak Pictures / Channel 4
Project details:
Dir. Peter Kosminsky
Production (role):
HACKS (Kate Loy)
Company:
Hatrick
Project details:
Dir. Guy Jenkins
Production (role):
UPSTAIRS DOWNSTAIRS (Lady Persephone)
Company:
BBC
Project details:
Dir. Various
Production (role):
GOING POSTAL (Adora Belle Dearheart)
Company:
Mob Productions / Sky 1 HD
Project details:
Dir. Jon Jones
Production (role):
LITTLE DORRIT (Amy ‘Little’ Dorrit)
Company:
BBC
Project details:
Dir. Various
Production (role):
DOCTORS (Chloe Webster)
Company:
BBC
Project details:
Dir. Laurence Wilson
Production (role):
BEING HUMAN (Julia)
Company:
Touchpaper TV / BBC
Project details:
Dir. Declan O’Dwyer
THEATRE
Production (role):
MACBETH (Lady Macbeth)
Company:
Trafalgar Studios
Project details:
Dir. Jamie Lloyd
Production (role):
DING DONG THE WICKED (Girl with flower / Girl with cigarette)
Company:
The Royal Court
Project details:
Dir. Dominic Cooke
Production (role):
LOVE, LOVE, LOVE (Rose)
Company:
The Royal Court
Project details:
Dir. James Grieve
Production (role):
THE CONNECTIONS PLAYS: BABY GIRL, DNA & THE MIRACLE (Lady Macbeth)
Company:
Trafalgar Studios
Project details:
Dir. Jamie Lloyd
Production (role):
WATERSHIP DOWN (Keehar)
Company:
Oxford Botanical Gardens / Oxford School of Drama
Project details:
Dir. Jonny Hoskins
Production (role):
TOUCHED (Joan)
Company:
Oxford School of Drama
Project details:
Dir. Richard Beecham
SKILLS / QUALIFICATIONS
The Oxford School of Drama
Based:

In London
Accents & Dialects

American-Standard, Australian, Dublin, Irish-Southern, Midlands-East*, RP, Scottish-Standard, Yorkshire
*=Native
Languages

English*
*=Native/Fluent
Music & Dance

Mezzo-Soprano, Piano*
*= Highly Skilled

Credits

  • Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Production (role): THE GIRL IN THE SPIDER’S WEB (Lisbeth Salander)
    Company: Columbia Pictures
    Project details: Dir. Fede Alvarez
  • Production (role): FIRST MAN (Janet Armstrong)
    Company: Universal / DreamWorks
    Project details: Dir. Damien Chazelle
  • Production (role): BREATHE (Diana)
    Company: The Imaginarium Studios
    Project details: Dir. Andy Serkis
  • Production (role): ROSE WATER (Paola)
    Company: Busboy Productions
    Project details: Dir. Jon Stewart
  • Production (role): VAMPIRE ACADEMY: BLOOD SISTERS (Ms. Sonya Karp)
    Company: Angry Films / Kintop Productions / Pregar Entertainment
    Project details: Dir. Mark Waters
  • Production (role): WRECKERS (Dawn)
    Company: Likely Story Productions
    Project details: Dir. D.R Hood
  • Production (role): NIGHTWATCH (Helen Giniver)
    Company: BBC
    Project details: Dir. Richard Laxton
  • Production (role): SEASON OF THE WITCH (The Witch)
    Company: Atlas Entertainment / Relativity Media
    Project details: Dir. Dominic Sena
  • Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Production (role): THE CROWN I & II (Elizabeth - E.R. II)
    Company: Netflix
    Project details: Dir. Stephen Daldry + Others

    Winner - Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series (2018) - The Crown II
    Winner - Golden Globe Award for Best Actress Television Series Drama (2017) - The Crown I
    Winner - Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series (2017) - The Crown I

    Nominated - BAFTA TV Award for Leading Actress (2018) - The Crown II
    Nominated - Golden Globe Award for Best Actress Television Series Drama (2018) - The Crown II
    Nominated - BAFTA TV Award for Leading Actress (2017) - The Crown I
  • Production (role): WOLF HALL (Anne Boleyn)
    Company: BBC
    Project details: Dir. Peter Kosminsky

    Nominated - Critics Choice Awards for Best Supporting Actress in a Movie or Limited Series
    Nominated - BAFTA TV Award for Best Actress
  • Production (role): CROSSBONES (Kate Balfour)
    Company: NBC Universal
    Project details: Dirs. David Slad & John Alexander
  • Production (role): THE PROMISE (Erin)
    Company: Daybreak Pictures / Channel 4
    Project details: Dir. Peter Kosminsky
  • Production (role): HACKS (Kate Loy)
    Company: Hatrick
    Project details: Dir. Guy Jenkins
  • Production (role): UPSTAIRS DOWNSTAIRS (Lady Persephone)
    Company: BBC
    Project details: Dir. Various
  • Production (role): GOING POSTAL (Adora Belle Dearheart)
    Company: Mob Productions / Sky 1 HD
    Project details: Dir. Jon Jones
  • Production (role): LITTLE DORRIT (Amy ‘Little’ Dorrit)
    Company: BBC
    Project details: Dir. Various
  • Production (role): DOCTORS (Chloe Webster)
    Company: BBC
    Project details: Dir. Laurence Wilson
  • Production (role): BEING HUMAN (Julia)
    Company: Touchpaper TV / BBC
    Project details: Dir. Declan O’Dwyer
  • Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Production (role): MACBETH (Lady Macbeth)
    Company: Trafalgar Studios
    Project details: Dir. Jamie Lloyd
  • Production (role): DING DONG THE WICKED (Girl with flower / Girl with cigarette)
    Company: The Royal Court
    Project details: Dir. Dominic Cooke
  • Production (role): LOVE, LOVE, LOVE (Rose)
    Company: The Royal Court
    Project details: Dir. James Grieve
  • Production (role): THE CONNECTIONS PLAYS: BABY GIRL, DNA & THE MIRACLE (Lady Macbeth)
    Company: Trafalgar Studios
    Project details: Dir. Jamie Lloyd
  • Production (role): WATERSHIP DOWN (Keehar)
    Company: Oxford Botanical Gardens / Oxford School of Drama
    Project details: Dir. Jonny Hoskins
  • Production (role): TOUCHED (Joan)
    Company: Oxford School of Drama
    Project details: Dir. Richard Beecham
  • The Oxford School of Drama
  • Based:

    In London
  • Accents & Dialects

    American-Standard, Australian, Dublin, Irish-Southern, Midlands-East*, RP, Scottish-Standard, Yorkshire
    *=Native
  • Languages

    English*
    *=Native/Fluent
  • Music & Dance

    Mezzo-Soprano, Piano*
    *= Highly Skilled

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