Claire Foy is an English actress. She studied acting at the Liverpool John Moores University. And the Oxford School of Drama. Following her professional stage debut at the Royal National Theatre. She played the title role in the BBC One miniseries Little Dorrit. And made her film debut in the American historical fantasy drama Season of the Witch. Following leading roles in the television series The Promise and Crossbones, Foy received further praise for portraying the ill-fated queen Anne Boleyn in the miniseries Wolf Hall.