Claire Foy

Foy in 2016, photo by Prphotos

Birth Name: Claire Elizabeth Foy

Place of Birth: Stockport, Lancashire, England, U.K.

Date of Birth: 16 April, 1984

Ethnicity: Irish, English

Claire Foy is a British actress.

Claire is the daughter of Caroline and David Foy. She has a daughter with her husband, actor Stephen Campbell Moore.

Claire has said:

My granddad, one of 13, is from Dublin, my nan, one of 11, from Naas, and they met, hilariously, at a dance in west London… I do think about generational things. I think how quickly my nan and grandad’s life – coming to London where the Irish were completely stigmatized and they just worked themselves to the bone – six kids in a two up, two down. And then suddenly my mum – the eldest – went to university…

Claire’s maternal grandparents are named James Stimpson and Mary J. Kavanagh.

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