Anya Taylor-Joy

Anya Taylor-Joy is an Argentine-British actress. She got her big break in Robert Eggers's The Witch in 2015. After that, Taylor-Joy played Casey Cooke in M. Night Shyamalan's Split in 2016 and Glass in 2019. In 2020, she saw her profile rise thanks to her Golden Globe-winning performance in Netflix's The Queen's Gambit.
Anya Taylor-Joy
Full Name
Anya-Josephine Marie Taylor-Joy
Buenos Aires, Argentina


Where is Anya Taylor-Joy from?

Anya Taylor-Joy was born in Miami while her parents were on vacation, but she was raised in Buenos Aires, Argentina and London. Her father is Scottish Argentine and her mother is Zambian Spanish English, according to her interview with Elle.

Who is Anya Taylor-Joy dating?

Anya Taylor-Joy is dating actor and musician Malcolm McRae. "I've finally found someone who will happily sit in silence with me reading," Taylor-Joy told British Vogue, adding that they act like they're 80 years old.

What languages does Anya Taylor-Joy speak?

Anya Taylor-Joy's first language is Spanish. She learned English after her family left Buenos Aires, Argentina and moved to London.

Does Anya Taylor-Joy know how to play chess?

Anya Taylor-Joy told PEOPLE that she plays chess in between takes while filming Netflix's The Queen's Gambit. "Whilst we were filming, I was pretty good," Taylor-Joy said.

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