Anya Taylor-Joy

Anya Taylor-Joy

actress, model
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Short biography

AnyaJosephine Maria Taylor Joy is an American-British actress and model. She is the winner of a Golden Globe Award and an American Guild Award.


Anya Taylor-Joy was born on April 16, 1996 in Miami, United States. Her father is of Scottish-Argentine descent and her mother is of Spanish-English descent.

Anya is the youngest of six children in the family.

As a child, she lived in Argentina and then moved to London, the capital of England. Until she was six years old, she spoke Spanish and only after the move began to learn English.

From the age of 16 began to work as a model.

Acting career began in TV series and TV movies, and the first glory received after playing the lead role in the horror film "The Witch".

After that, she began to appear more and more often in American movies.

Particular fame and love of the audience gained after the release of Netflix series "The Queen's Gambit" (The Queen's Gambit), where she played the main role of chess player Elizabeth Harmon.

Personal life

On September 30, 2023, Anya Taylor-Joy married musician Malcolm McRae.

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