16 April 1996|
Miami, Florida, United States
Anya Taylor-Joy (born 16 April 1996) is an American-born Argentine-British actress and model. She is a modern scream queen, having initially gained fame when she starred in the horror films The Witch, Morgan and Split.
Taylor-Joy was born in Miami, Florida, the youngest of six children. Her mother is Spanish-English and her father is Scottish-Argentinian. Taylor-Joy has since lived in Argentina and the United Kingdom. She is a former ballet dancer.
In February 2016, it was announced she would co-star in Vikram Gandhi's new film Barry, a film focused on a young Barack Obama in 1981 New York City. Taylor-Joy is set to play one of Obama's close friends. In March 2016, it was reported that Taylor-Joy was being approached to star as Magik in an upcoming adaptation of the New Mutants comic book series, slated to be a part of the X-Men film franchise.
|2014||Vampire Academy||Feeder Girl||Uncredited|
|2015||The Witch||Thomasin||Gotham Award for Breakthrough Actor|
|2014||Endeavour||Philippa Collins-Davidson||Episode: "Nocturne"|
|2014||Viking Quest||Mani||Television movie|
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