Claire Foy is an English actress. She started her acting career in the late 2000s. Her initial works include guest appearances on Being Human and Doctors, as well as playing Amy Dorrit on the miniseries Little Dorrit. Her first main role on television was as Lady Persephone “Persie” Towyn on Upstairs Downstairs. She also starred on the TV serial The Promise. She next starred on the TV shows White Heat and Crossbones. In 2015, she portrayed Anne Boleyn on Wolf Hall. More recently, she’s known for her portrayal of Queen Elizabeth II on the Netflix series The Crown.