April 16, 1996
24 years old
U.S. - U.K. - Argentina
5 ft 8 in | 173 cm
33-26-34 in | 84-66-86 cm
55 kg | 121 lbs
7.5 US | 38 EU
Anya Taylor-Joy was born in Miami, Florida, United States, on April 16, 1996, is an American-born Argentine-British actress.
Young Anya Taylor-Joy first started her career as a model, at the age of 16, she was scouted by Sarah Doukas from Storm Model Management, in London.
She made her big screen debut in fantasy comedy horror movie Vampire Academy (2014) in role as Feeder Girl (her scene was deleted from the final cut).
She got her television debut in British detective drama series Endeavour (2014) in episode "Nocturne", in role as Philippa Collins-Davidson.
Her breakthrough performance came as Thomasin in supernatural horror film The Witch (2015).
Last Night in Soho (2021) psychological horror in role as Sandy, opposite Matt Smith and Thomasin McKenzie
The New Mutants (2020) superhero horror in role as Illyana Rasputin / Magik, with Maisie Williams and Charlie Heaton
Here Are the Young Men (2020) drama in role as Jen, opposite Travis Fimmel and Finn Cole
Emma. (2020) comedy drama in role as Emma Woodhouse, with Johnny Flynn and Mia Goth
She won the Empire Award for Best Female Newcomer and she was nominated for the Saturn Award for Best Performance by a Younger Actor for her role as Thomasin in supernatural horror film The Witch (2015).
Split (2016) psychological horror thriller opposite James McAvoy and Betty Buckley
Barry (2016) drama with Devon Terrell, Jason Mitchell and Ashley Judd
Morgan (2016) science fiction horror opposite Kate Mara, Toby Jones and Rose Leslie
Marrowbone (2017) psychological horror mystery drama with George MacKay, Charlie Heaton and Mia Goth
Thoroughbreds (2017) dark comedy thriller opposite Olivia Cooke, Anton Yelchin and Paul Sparks
Glass (2019) psychological superhero thriller with Bruce Willis, Samuel L. Jackson and James McAvoy
Radioactive (2019) biographical drama opposite Rosamund Pike and Sam Riley
She had recurring role as Cassandra in British fantasy adventure television programme Atlantis (2015).
The Miniaturist (2017) BBC miniseries in role as Petronella "Nella" Brandt
Peaky Blinders (2019) crime drama series in role as Gina Gray
She voiced Brea in Netflix and The Jim Henson Company fantasy series The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance (2019).
The Queen's Gambit (2020) Netflix coming-of-age period drama miniseries in role as Beth Harmon
Attended preparatory school Hill House in Chelsea and Northlands School in Argentina.
Attended Queen's Gate School in South Kensington, London.
Has African-Spanish-English, Scottish-Argentinian ancestry.
She is the youngest of six children.
Has training in ballet.
She was nominated for the BAFTA Rising Star Award (2017).
Can play ukulele and electric guitar.
She voiced Marla Brenner in animated musical adventure comedy film Playmobil: The Movie (2019).
Featured in music videos for:
GTA (featuring Sam Bruno) "Red Lips (Skrillex Remix)" (2015)
Hozier "Dinner & Diatribes" (2019)
She dated Irish model Eoin Macken.
She started dating British photographer Ben Seed in 2020.