The actress Anya Taylor-Joy has made a name for himself thanks to roles on the popular show Netflix, The Queen‘s Gambit and the period horror movie The Witch. Taylor-Joy’s story began in April 1996 in Miami, Florida. While Argentina runs through her blood on both sides, her father is also of English and Scottish descent and her mother is of English descent.
The 25-year-old originally made her television debut on the 2012 drama show, Endeavour, and then starred in the 2015 fantasy adventure series, Atlantis. It was not until The Witch that Taylor-Joy had a revolutionary role and was widely praised by critics for her acting ability. The film earned her the Gotham Independent Film Award for Breakout Actress and the Empire Award for Best New Female Breakthrough.
In 2016, Taylor-Joy entered Hollywood’s Rising Stars list on The Hollywood Reporter for under 25s and then, in 2019, appeared on the annual list Forbes, 30 Under 30.
From there, Taylor-Joy went on to land roles in more movies, including Split, from M. Night Shyamalan and the 2020 movie, Emma. It was not until the end of 2020 when Netflix released the miniseries, The Queen’s Gambit, which made the 25-year-old a household name. His role on the show earned him victories at the 2021 Golden Globes and the Screen Actors Guild Awards. That same year, she was named Breakout Artist of the Year by the Associated Press and Breakout Star of 2020 by the New York Post.
Today, the 25-year-old has more than seven million followers on Instagram. There, he gives fans a glimpse into his life and upcoming projects he’s working on. In regards to Taylor-Joy’s love life, she is rumored to be dating the musician and actor. Malcolm McRae. The actress has yet to confirm the news, but images emerged of the young couple on a recent outing showing affection for each other.
Next on Taylor-Joy’s schedule is to star in the new psychological horror movie from Edgar Wright, Last Night in Soho, which will premiere later this fall.