Anya Taylor-Joy’s 5 Best Roles

Anya Taylor-Joy is a star. Though she has only been acting professionally for the last ten years, we love the work she has put out thus far and always look forward to her upcoming projects. Taylor-Joy was born on April 16, 1996, in Miami, Florida. [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="408"] (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images)[/caption] Though she was born in Florida, she wasn't raised there. Her parents were actually just vacationing there at the time of her birth, and even though she calls it a "fluke," she holds dual citizenship in America as well as England. Her parents are both English, with her father being part Scottish and Argentinian, while her mother having ancestry in Spain. It may come as a surprise that the award-winning actress' native tongue is not English. As we [inlink id="anya-taylorjoy-credits-jack-black-with-teaching-her-english" text="previously reported"], Taylor-Joy was raised in Argentina until she was six years old, moving to London after. She learned English by watching Harry Potter, School of Rock, and Jumanji. She wants to work with “any Spanish-speaking directors” to make a movie in Spanish for upcoming projects. https://www.instagram.com/p/C4gc9r-vmmh/ [inlink id="anya-taylor-joy-got-secretly-married" text="RELATED: Anya Taylor-Joy Secretly Got Married In 2022"] Taylor-Joy made her acting debut in A24's 2015 film, The Witch. The critically acclaimed Robert Eggers period horror film stars Taylor-Joy as Thomasin, who becomes a witch herself by the end of the film. Shortly after, the actress starred in more films in the horror and thriller genre: Morgan, Split, and Glass. By 2020, she achieved mainstream success with back-to-back hits with the period rom-com Emma and the Netflix series, The Queen's Gambit. The latter role showcased Taylor-Joy in her most mature role as of late and entranced audiences with her captivating performance. She made a cameo in the latest Dune film as Alia Atreides and is expected to star in the third installment of the saga. Her upcoming roles include the [inlink id="chris-hemsworth-mad-max-fury-road-prequel"] Mad Max: Fury Road prequel, Furiosa, starring as the titular character opposite Chris Hemsworth. The film is set to release in theaters on May 23, 2024. She will also star opposite Miles Teller and Sigourney Weaver in the romantic action film The Gorge, to be released on AppleTV+. Filming began in 2023, but there is no release date as of yet. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FVswuip0-co Take a look below at Anya Taylor-Joy's 5 best roles in film and television:

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