Anya Taylor-Joy


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Anya Josephine Marie Taylor-Joy was born in Miami, Florida, the youngest of six children. Her mother is African-Spanish-English and her father is Scottish-Argentinian. She lived her whole life between Argentina and England. Her dad was an international banker but gave it all up to race motorboats. She was raised in Argentina until the age of six, ... See full bio »

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Anya Taylor-Joy and the cast of "The Queen's Gambit" compare the passion they find in their careers with the drive that the show's lead character Beth has for chess. They also discuss the positive and negative life lessons they've learned from the game.

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The Witch Thomasin
(2015)
Morgan Morgan
(2016)
Split Casey Cooke
(2016)
Glass Casey Cooke
(2019)

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  The Sea Change (announced)
Alberta
  Weetzie Bat (announced)
Weetzie Bat
 2020 The Queen's Gambit (TV Mini-Series)
Beth Harmon
- End Game (2020) ... Beth Harmon
- Adjournment (2020)
- 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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Music video: Dinner & Diatribes by Hozier See more »

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3 Pictorials | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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It sounds like such a cliché, but I'm so incredibly lucky to be able to do what I love. See more »

Trivia:

Though primarily seen with dark hair, she is a natural blonde. See more »

Trademark:

Large, wide-set eyes

Star Sign:

Aries

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