Claire Foy

Pencil Portrait by Antonio Bosano.

Claire Foy Pencil Portrait
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She’s got that Brando-esque skill – a near-genius for the silent response to others. Check out Marlon’s work on One Eyed Jacks (1961) after he’s been betrayed and you will see a similar persona in Claire Foy’s work. So often her dilating eyes, the flinching muscles in her jaw and neck, do more thorough emotional work than the dialogue going on around her. It’s become Foy’s thing, “a very powerful ability to do very little and speak volumes,” as The Crown’s director Stephen Daldry put it.

Having been interested in the space race as a child, I went to see First Man on the big screen, and she was doing it again; appearing in a devastating early sequence about the terminal illness of a child. Filmed closer and closer, Foy says hardly ten words, and shows us a whole universe of grief via a few smoked cigarettes.

Stockport’s finest gained international recognition for portraying the young Queen Elizabeth II in the first two seasons of the Netflix series The Crown, for which she won a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Television Series Drama. Approaching 35, she’s busy revving up for what should be a peak decade long period of starring roles. I wouldn’t bet against that………………