Place of Birth
Miami, Florida, USA
Anya Josephine Marie Taylor-Joy (born 16 April 1996) is an American-British actress. She first became known for making appearances on the fantasy series Atlantis (2015), and had her breakthrough with the period horror film The Witch (2015), for which she earned several accolades. She gained further recognition and praise for her role as Casey Cooke in the psychological horror films Split (2016) and Glass (2019), Lily Reynolds in the black comedy Thoroughbreds (2017) and Emma Woodhouse in the comedy-drama Emma (2020). She won an Golden Globe award for best actress in a limited series for her performance as Beth Harmon in the Netflix miniseries The Queen's Gambit (2020).