Anya Taylor-Joy (born in Miami, Florida, April 16, 1996) made her acting debut in the horror movie The Witch (2015) by Robert Eggers, she played Marvel Comics superhero Magik in The New Mutants (2020), Marie Curie’s daughter in Radioactive (2020) by Marjane Satrapi with Rosamund Pike, Emma Woodhouse in Emma. (2020) directed by Autumn de Wilde from the 1815 novel by Jane Austen, Last Night in Soho (2021) by Edgar Wright, The Northman (2022) by Robert Eggers with Alexander Skarsgard, Amsterdam (2022) by David O. Russell, The Menu (2022) with Nicholas Hoult.
On television, she played a chess champion in The Queen’s Gambit (2020) created by Scott Frank from the 1983 novel by Walter Tevis.
Golden Globe Awards
2021 WinnerBest Performance by an Actress in a Limited Series, Anthology Series, or a Motion Picture Made for Television
2021 NomineeBest Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy
2023 NomineeBest Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy