Claire Foy is an English actress. Claire played the title role in the BBC One miniseries Little Dorrit and made her film debut in the American historical fantasy drama, Season of the Witch. Following leading roles in the television series, The Promise and Crossbones, Foy received praise for portraying the ill-fated queen Anne Boleyn in the miniseries, Wolf Hall.

Claire gained international recognition for portraying the young Queen Elizabeth II in the first two seasons of the Netflix series The Crown for which she won a Golden Globe & a Primetime Emmy. In 2018, Claire starred in Steven Soderbergh’s psychological thriller Unsane portrayed the vigilante Lisbeth Salander in the action-thriller The Girl in the Spider’s Web.

Birth Name

Claire Elizabeth Foy







Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Claire Foy was born on the 16th of April 1984, in Stockport, Greater Manchester, England, United Kingdom.


She’s currently 36 years old.

Sun Sign




She is of Irish descent on her mother’s side.




Foy was educated at Aylesbury High School from the age of 12 and later attended  Liverpool John Moores University studying drama and screen studies. She also trained in a one-year course at the Oxford School of Drama. She graduated in 2007 and moved to London’s Peckham district to share a house with five friends from drama school.

Family Details

  • Father – David Foy (Sales Director at Rank Xerox)
  • Mother – Caroline Foy (Pharmaceutical Company Worker)
  • Siblings – Gemma Foy (Older Sister), Robert Foy (Older Brother)

Marital Status



Boyfriend / Spouse

Claire Foy has dated –

  • Stephen Campbell Moore (2011-2018) – In 2011, Claire started dating actor Stephen Campbell Moore after having met him on the sets of Season of the Witch. After dating for almost 3 years, they got married in December 2014 in a small ceremony. In February 2015, she gave birth to their first child a daughter, Ivy Rose. In February 2018, it was revealed that they had already been separated by some time then.

Physical Statistics

  • In feet – 5 feet 3¾ inches
  • In centimeters – 162 cm
  • In meters – 1.62 m


  • In Kilograms – 52 kg
  • In Pounds – 115 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 33-25-34
  • Bust – 33 inches
  • Waist – 25 inches
  • Hip – 34 inches
  • Bra Size – 32D

Body Build


Eye Color


Hair Color

Light Brown

Shoe Size

She wears a size 7 (US) shoe.

Dress Size

Her dress size is 4 (US).



Professional Statistics

Famous For

Claire Known for portraying the ill-fated queen Anne Boleyn in the miniseries, Wolf Hall. Claire gained international recognition for portraying the young Queen Elizabeth II in the first two seasons of the Netflix series, The Crown for which she won a Golden Globe and a Primetime Emmy.

Film Debut

In 2011, Claire made her first film debut in historical horror adventure film, Season of the Witch, starring Nicolas Cage and Ron Perlman and directed by Dominic Sena, for her role as Anna.

Television Debut

In 2008, Claire made her first television appearance came in the pilot of the supernatural drama series, Being Human in which she played Julia.

Claire Foy Favorites

Her favorite things are unknown.

Claire Foy Net worth

Claire Foy has an estimated net worth of $4 million dollars as of 2020.

Social Media Profiles

She doesn’t have any personal social media account.

Some Lesser Known Facts About Claire Foy

  • Claire played a lead role, Helen, in the TV movie The Night Watch which was based on a Sarah Waters novel.
  • At the age of 17, Claire developed a benign tumor in her one eye for which she had to undergo steroids treatment leading to weight pile up and bad skin.
  • she was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture, the Critics Choice Award for Best Supporting Actress.
  • In 2008, she starred as the protagonist, Amy Dorrit, in the BBC series Little Dorrit and was nominated for an RTS Award.
  • In 2010 to 2012, Claire starred in the BBC revival of Upstairs Downstairs as Lady Persephone.
  • In 2011, Claire played for the leading roles in the television series, The Promise.
  • In 2015, Claire played the English queen Anne Boleyn in the six-part drama serial, Wolf Hall.
  • In 2016, Claire portrayed the young Queen Elizabeth II in Peter Morgan’s Netflix biographical drama series, The Crown.
  • 2017, Claire starred as Diana Cavendish in the biographical drama film, Breathe.
  • In 2018, Claire starred in Steven Soderbergh’s psychological thriller Unsane directed by Steven Soderbergh and written by Jonathan Bernstein.


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