Saturday, Dec 26, 2020

→ Studied drama and film studies at Liverpool John Moores University, and then did a one year course at the Oxford School of Drama, graduating in 2007.
→ Attended Aylesbury High School.
→ Had juvenile arthritis from the ages of 12 to 15.
→ Younger sister of Gemma Foy (b. 1979) and Robert Foy (b. 1982).
→ Is a lifelong avid fan of Bruce Springsteen.
→ Is just 13 years younger than Victoria Hamilton, who played her mother on The Crown (2016).
→ Childhood celebrity crush was Stephen Gately of Boyzone.
→ For sheer magnetic screen presence she loves Jack Nicholson, and for his good looks she likes Mark Ruffalo.
→ Her maternal grandparents were Irish, her grandfather from Dublin and her grandmother from Naas.
→ Daughter of David Foy (b. 1953) and wife Caroline Stimpson (b. 1953) and maternal granddaughter of James Stimpson and wife Mary J. Kavanagh, from a massive Irish family.
→ Won the 2018 Emmy Award in the Lead Actress in a Drama Series category for her role as Queen Elizabeth II in The Crown (2016).
→ By her own admission when she won the Emmy for her performance in The Crown (2016) she had expected Sandra Oh to win for Killing Eve (2018) instead.
→ She made her stage debut in the play The Miracle.
→ Has a daughter, Ivy Rose Moore (b. March 2015), with her estranged husband Stephen Campbell Moore.

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