Anya Taylor-Joy Wins Her First Major Acting Award with Golden Globe for ‘Queen’s Gambit’

Anya Taylor-Joy is officially a top acting award winner thanks to the Netflix sensation “The Queen’s Gambit,” which earned the rising actress the Golden Globe for Best Actress in a Limited Series.

Taylor-Joy won the Globe over fellow nominees Cate Blanchett (“Mrs.

America”), Daisy Edgar-Jones (“Normal People”), Shira Haas (“Unorthodox”), and Nicole Kidman (“The Undoing”).

The performer was also up for a second Golden Globe at the 78th annual ceremony with her performance in the film “Emma,” for which she competed in the Best Actress in a Motion Picture Comedy or Musical category.Prior to the 2021 Golden Globes, Taylor-Joy had a Gotham Award under her belt and a few critics prizes.

The actress took home the Gotham Award for Breakthrough Actor at the 2016 ceremony for her performance in Robert Eggers’ “The Witch.” Despite facing tough competition from the likes of Nicole Kidman (who was in the running for her fifth

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