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Anya Taylor-Joy


Anya 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, then moved to ... See full bio »

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6 wins & 11 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Split
Split Casey Cooke
(2016)
Morgan
Morgan Morgan
(2016)
Barry
Barry Charlotte
(2016)

Filmography

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 2017 Thoroughbred
Lily
 2017 The Miniaturist (TV Series)
Nella Oortman
 2016/IX Split
Casey Cooke
 2016/II Barry
Charlotte
 2016 Morgan
Morgan
 2015 Atlantis (TV Series)
Cassandra
- Kin (2015) ... Cassandra
 2015 Viking Quest (TV Movie)
Mani
 2014 Endeavour (TV Series)
Philippa Collins-Davidson
- Nocturne (2014) ... Philippa Collins-Davidson
 2014 Vampire Academy
Feeder Girl (uncredited)
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Height:

5' 6½" (1.69 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on why her parents decided to move from Argentina] My Dad's Scottish-Argentine and my Mum's African-Spanish - and the political situation in Argentina was getting so dire that they wanted their children to grow up in an environment without fear. We all really resented them for it and now we look back, we're like thank you so much because they gave us such an opportunity in life. See more »

Trivia:

Unlike her character in The VVitch: A New-England Folktale (2015), who speaks with an English accent, Joy only speaks with an American accent, due to moving back and forth between the countries. See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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