The Crown's Claire Foy Was Paid Less By Netflix Than Costar Matt Smith

Claire Foy may be The Crown‘s leading lady, but the compensation she received in comparison to her male costar is royally questionable.

Foy, 33, starred as Queen Elizabeth II on the first two seasons of the Netflix drama opposite Matt Smith, who played her on-screen husband, Prince Philip.

Although Foy earned an Emmy nomination and won both a Golden Globe and SAG Award for best actress in a drama series, Smith — also known for his starring role in Doctor Who — received a higher paycheck.

On Tuesday, Crown producers Suzanne Mackie and Andy...

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By: - Tuesday, 13 March

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