Anya-Josephine Taylor-Joy, born 16 April 1996, is an actress and model. She has received several accolades, including a Critics’ Choice Award, a Golden Globe Award and a SAG Award, and nominations for a BAFTA Award and a Primetime Emmy Award. In 2021, Time magazine placed her on the Time 100 Next list.
Taylor-Joy gained popularity after playing Beth Harmon in the Netflix miniseries The Queen’s Gambit (2020). She won the Critics’ Choice Television Award for Best Actress in a Movie/Miniseries, the Golden Globe for Best Actress – Miniseries or Television Film, the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Miniseries or Television Movie and received a nomination for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie.