Anya Taylor-Joy


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Anya-Josephine Taylor-Joy (born 16 April 1996) is a British/Argentine actress. She is best known for her roles as Thomasin in the period horror film The Witch (2015), as Casey Cooke in the horror-thriller Split (2016), and as Lily in the black comedy thriller Thoroughbreds (2017). Her well known roles in horror films have given her the label of a ... See full bio »

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The Queen's Gambit Beth Harmon
(2020)
The Witch Thomasin
(2015)
Morgan Morgan
(2016)
The New Mutants Illyana Rasputin
(2020)

Filmography

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 2023 Furiosa (pre-production)
Furiosa
 2020 The Queen's Gambit (TV Mini-Series)
Beth Harmon
- End Game (2020) ... Beth Harmon
- Adjournment (2020) ... Beth Harmon
- Fork (2020) ... Beth Harmon
- Middle Game (2020) ... Beth Harmon
- Doubled Pawns (2020) ... Beth Harmon
 2020 The New Mutants
Illyana Rasputin
 2020 Emma.
Emma Woodhouse
 2019 Peaky Blinders (TV Series)
Gina Gray
- Mr. Jones (2019) ... Gina Gray
- The Shock (2019) ... Gina Gray
- The Loop (2019) ... Gina Gray
- Strategy (2019) ... Gina Gray
- Black Cats (2019) ... Gina Gray
 2019 Radioactive
Irène Aged 18
 2019 The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance (TV Series)
Brea
- A Single Piece Was Lost (2019) ... Brea (voice)
- The Crystal Calls (2019) ... Brea (voice)
- Prophets Don't Know Everything (2019) ... Brea (voice)
- Time to Make... My Move (2019) ... Brea (voice)
- By Gelfling Hand... (2019) ... Brea (voice)
 2019 Playmobil: The Movie
Marla Brenner
 2019 Hozier: Dinner & Diatribes (Video short)
Wife
 2019 Glass
Casey Cooke
 2018 Crossmaglen (Short)
Ana
 2017 The Miniaturist (TV Mini-Series)
Petronella Brandt
- Episode #1.2 (2017) ... Petronella Brandt
- Episode #1.1 (2017) ... Petronella Brandt
 2017 Marrowbone
Allie
 2017 Thoroughbreds
Lily
 2016/IX Split
Casey Cooke
 2016/II Barry
Charlotte
 2016 Morgan
Morgan
 2015 Atlantis (TV Series)
Cassandra
- The Queen Must Die (2015) ... Cassandra
- Kin (2015) ... Cassandra
- The Dying of the Light (2015) ... Cassandra
- The Gorgon's Gaze (2015) ... Cassandra
- The Madness of Hercules (2015) ... Cassandra
 2015 Viking Quest (TV Movie)
Mani
 2015 The Witch
Thomasin
 2014 Endeavour (TV Series)
Philippa Collins-Davidson
- Nocturne (2014) ... Philippa Collins-Davidson
 2014 Vampire Academy
Feeder Girl (uncredited)
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Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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You do not mess with my characters. See more »

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Counts British actor Eddie Redmayne as a major cinematic crush. See more »

Trademark:

Large, wide-set eyes

Star Sign:

Aries

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