Faye Marsay

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Faye Marsay
Born(1986-12-30) 30 December 1986 (age 27)
Middlesbrough, England, United Kingdom
NationalityBritish
Alma materBristol Old Vic Theatre School
OccupationActress
Years active2008-present
 
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Faye Marsay
Born(1986-12-30) 30 December 1986 (age 27)
Middlesbrough, England, United Kingdom
NationalityBritish
Alma materBristol Old Vic Theatre School
OccupationActress
Years active2008-present

Faye Marsay (born 30 December 1986) is an English stage and screen actress. She is known for her role as Anne Neville in The White Queen and as the recurring character Candice in Fresh Meat.

Early life[edit]

Marsay was born in Middlesbrough, in the north of England. Faye attended the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, where she played the roles of Sissy Jupe in "Hard Times", First Wyrd Sister and Fleance in "Macbeth", Runt in "Disco Pigs", and the lead role of Shen Te in "The Good Soul of Szechuan". It was during her time at the school that she won the Spotlight Prize 2012. As soon as she graduated she landed a main role in The White Queen.[1]

Career[edit]

In 2008, Marsay played Sue in the comedy drama 'Is That It?',[2] she was credited as 'Fay Marsay'. She rose to prominence in 2013, playing Anne Neville in The White Queen, who was Richard III's (Aneurin Barnard) wife and Queen. Marsay has just completed filming on series 2 of The Bletchley Circle, where she will play 'Lizzie'.[3] She played a main role called 'Candice' in the TV series Fresh Meat.

Filmography[edit]

Television
YearTitleRoleNotes
2008Is That It?SueComing of age comedy drama
2013The White QueenAnne Neville10 episodes
2013Fresh MeatCandice Pelling8 episodes
2014The Bletchley CircleLizzie
Film
YearTitleRoleNotes
2014PrideStephFirst film role
Theatre
YearTitleRoleCompany
2011Hard TimesSissy JupeBOVTS
2012MacbethFirst Wyrd SisterBOVTS
2012MacbethFleanceBOVTS
2012Disco PigsRuntBOVTS
2012The Good Soul of SzechuanShen TeBOVTS

Awards and Nominations[edit]

YearOrganisationAwardResult
2012SpotlightSpotlight Prize 2012Won
2014Golden GlobesTV movie or miniseries (The White Queen)Nominated

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