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Studied drama and film studies at Liverpool John Moores University, and then did a one year course at the Oxford School of Drama, graduating in 2007.

Was considered one of the 55 faces of the future by Nylon Magazine's Young Hollywood Issue (May 2010).

Attended Aylesbury High School.

Was 2 months pregnant with her daughter Ivy when she completed filming Wolf Hall (2015).

Gave birth to her 1st child at age 30, a daughter Ivy Rose Moore, in March 2015. Child's father is her now estranged husband, Stephen Campbell Moore.

Returned to work 4 months after giving birth to her daughter Ivy to begin filming The Crown (2016).

Younger sister of Gemma (b. 1979) and Robert Foy (b. 1982).

Is a lifelong avid fan of Bruce Springsteen.

Is just 13 years younger than Victoria Hamilton, who played her mother on The Crown (2016).

Childhood celebrity crush was Stephen Gately of Boyzone.

She and her husband (now estranged husband), Stephen Campbell Moore, have both played a King and Queen of the same family. He played King Edward VIII in Wallis & Edward (2005) and Claire played Queen Elizabeth II (Edwards niece) in The Crown (2016-).

For sheer magnetic screen presence she loves Jack Nicholson, and for his good looks she likes Mark Ruffalo.

Filed for divorce from husband Stephen Campbell Moore in February 2018, after three years of marriage.

Her maternal grandparents were Irish, her grandfather from Dublin and her grandmother from Naas.

Daughter of David (b. 1953) and Caroline (née Stimpson) Foy (b. 1953).

Won the 2018 Emmy Award in the Lead Actress in a Drama Series category for her role as Queen Elizabeth II in The Crown (2016).