Entertainment TV Every New Parent Can Relate to the Reason 'The Crown' 's Claire Foy Is Excited to Attend the Emmys "Getting to wear a beautiful dress and have a night out is amazing," The Crown star Claire Foy tells PEOPLE By Patrick Gomez Patrick Gomez Patrick Gomez is the Editor in Chief/General Manager of Entertainment Weekly. Formerly at People magazine and The A.V. Club, the Critics Choice and Television Critics Association member has appeared on 'Today,' 'Extra!,' 'Access Hollywood,' 'E! News,' 'CNN,' and 'Nightline,' and can be seen frequently on 'Good Morning America.' Follow the Texas Native at @PatrickGomezLA wherever your media is social for all things 'For All Mankind' 'Top Chef,' and puppy related. People Editorial Guidelines Published on August 25, 2017 08:00 AM Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Venturelli/WireImage Claire Foy could not be more thrilled that her Netflix hit, The Crown, has been nominated for 13 Emmy awards. “It’s such an honor,” the actress — who is nominated outstanding lead actress in a drama series — says in the current issue of PEOPLE. Foy, 33, is looking forward to reuniting with her castmates at all the parties surrounding the Sept. 17 awards show. For more from Foy — and what fans can expect from season 2 of her historical drama — pick up the latest issue of PEOPLE, on newsstands now But the U.K.-based star, who has a 2-year-old daughter, has another reason she’s excited to head to Los Angeles in a few weeks. “I live in London and I have a child, so getting on a transatlantic flight and having my hair and makeup done and getting to wear a beautiful dress and have a night out is amazing,” says Foy. “It’ll be magic — aside from the jet lag!” FROM PEN: Jada Pinkett Smith Gets Emotional Over Children Jaden and Willow The upcoming second season, which will cover the Queen’s reign from 1956 to 1964, will be the last for Foy and costar Matt Smith. The Crown season 2 hits Netflix on Dec. 8.