CLAIRE FOY (The Girl) has recently finished filming
"Upstairs Downstairs" for the BBC.
In this hugely anticipated revival due for release this December Foy plays Lady
stars alongside a stellar cast including Aileen Atkins, Jean Marsh and Keeley
Hawes. She spent
the earlier part of this year in Israel where she was filming the highly
anticipated four-part serial
"Homeland," by the multi-award-winning writer-director Peter Kosminsky. Foy
takes the lead role
"Erin" in this topical British Channel 4 drama about the conflict in the Middle
East, due for
release early next year.
Foy has recently been seen on British television screens in the Sky 1 series
Postal," in which she played Adora Belle Dearheart. In this adaptation of Terry
Foy starred alongside David Suchet and Tamsin Greig.
Since graduating from the Oxford School of Drama in the summer of 2007, Foy made
name for herself in the title role of the critically acclaimed BBC adaptation
"Little Dorrit," which
won best mini-series at the 2009 Emmy Awards and has been nominated for best
this year's Golden Globes. Foy's performance also earned her a nomination in the
category at the 2009 RTS Television Awards. Foy starred opposite Matthew
Tom Courtenay in this compelling period drama based on Charles Dickens' classic
Foy's other television credits include "Being Human" (BBC), in which she played
of Julia, directed by Declan O'Dwyer. Foy also played the role of Chloe Webster
in the popular
BBC1 daytime series "Doctors."
She made her professional stage debut at the National Theatre in "DNA/The
Miracle/Baby Girl," a trio of acts directed by Paul Miller.