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Your first online source for all things ANYA TAYLOR-JOY. She is an American-born Argentine-British actress and model. She is best known for her role as Casey Cooke in "Split" (2017), her lead role as Thomasin in "The Witch" (2015) and more recently in "The Queen's Gambit" (2020) playing Beth Harmon. Enjoy your stay!

Find here funny or interesting facts about Anya Taylor-Joy. Please note that everything has been said or stated by Anya in interviews. We respect her privacy.

  • Spoke only Spanish until she was 8 years old, when she learned English after moving to London. She still is fluent in Spanish.
  • Can speak three languages: spanish, english and french.
  • She can play ukulele and electric guitar.
  • She is a former ballet dancer.
  • Her full name is Anya Josephine Marie Taylor-Joy.
  • Though primarily seen with dark hair, she is a natural blonde.
  • Her favorite movies are ‘Bringing Up Baby’ and ‘Almost Famous’.
  • Her favorite fictional character is Peter Pan.
  • She has a tattoo on the inside of her mouth that says “VV”.
  • She can never resist truffles.
  • Says she swears like a sailor.
  • Read the book ‘The Queen’s Gambit’ in an hour and a half then ran to meet the director of the Netflix series.
  • Is a big fan of Saoirse Ronan and Eddie Redymayne.
  • Her first ever audition was to play the younger version of Angelina Jolie’s Maleficent.
  • She wrote an essay to convince her parents to let her pursue acting.
  • She’s scared of revolving doors.
  • On her first day of shooting ‘Peaky Blinders’, she got stuck in the revolving doors.
  • Has a dog named Khala.
  • Learned english by reading Harry Potter.
  • Her favorite Harry Potter book is Order of the Phoenix.
  • Loves History.
  • Almost fell down the stairs at the 2018 Met Gala until Jimmy Fallon saved her.
  • Her go-to karaoke song is Johnny Cash’s Folsom Prison Blues.
  • Has a ragdoll cat named Kitsune.