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Emma Corrin
British actress

Emma Corrin

Emma Corrin
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Intro British actress
A.K.A. Emma Louise Corrin
Is Actor Film actor Stage actor
From United Kingdom
Field Film, TV, Stage & Radio
Gender genderqueer
Birth 13 December 1995, Royal Tunbridge Wells, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, United Kingdom
Age 27 years
Star sign Sagittarius
Woldingham School
London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art
St John's College
Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Drama  
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Emma-Louise Corrin (born 13 December 1995) is an English actor. They portrayed Diana, Princess of Wales in the fourth season of the Netflix historical drama The Crown (2020), for which they won a Golden Globe and were nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award. They have since starred in the 2022 romantic drama films My Policeman and Lady Chatterley's Lover.

Early life and education

Emma-Louise Corrin was born on 13 December 1995 in Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent. Their father, Chris Corrin, is a businessman and their mother, Juliette Corrin, is a speech therapist from South Africa. They have two younger brothers, Richard and Jonty. Their family is based in Seal, Kent, near Sevenoaks.

Corrin attended the Roman Catholic Woldingham School in Surrey, an all-girl boarding school where they developed their interest in acting and dance. They took a gap year, during which they took a Shakespeare course at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art and volunteered as a teacher at a school in Knysna, South Africa. They studied drama at the University of Bristol, but left to study Education, English, Drama and the Arts at St John's College, Cambridge from 2015 to 2018.


Emma Corrin
Corrin in 2020

Corrin made their television debut in 2019 with a guest appearance in an episode of the ITV detective drama Grantchester and a recurring role as Esme Winikus in the first season of the Epix DC series Pennyworth. This was followed by their feature film debut as Jillian Jessup in Misbehaviour.

Corrin was cast as Princess Diana in the fourth season of the Netflix historical drama The Crown, which was released in November 2020. For their performance, Corrin received a number of accolades, including the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Television Series Drama, the Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Actress in a Drama Series, as well as a nomination for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series. They also featured on six tracks on Little Simz's 2021 album Sometimes I Might Be Introvert.

Corrin was nominated for a Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actress for their 2021 West End debut in Anna X at the Harold Pinter Theatre. Corrin starred in the 2022 films My Policeman and Lady Chatterley's Lover. They starred in the titular role of Orlando at the West End's Garrick Theatre, and received good reviews for their performance.

Corrin will star in a villainous role in Deadpool 3, set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

Personal life

In July 2021, Corrin came out as queer and in July 2022 added "they/them" pronouns to their Instagram account. They later discussed identifying as non-binary in an interview with The New York Times.

In 2022, they became Vogue magazine's first non-binary cover star.



Denotes films that have not yet been released
Year Title Role Notes Ref.
2017 Cesare Mica
2018 Alex's Dream Beth Short film
2020 Misbehaviour Jillian Jessup
2021 The Pet Psychic Emma Short film
2022 My Policeman Marion Taylor
Lady Chatterley's Lover Lady Chatterley
2024 Deadpool 3 Filming
Nosferatu Anna Harding Post-production


Year Title Role Notes Ref.
2019 Grantchester Esther Carter Episode: "4.4"
Pennyworth Esme Winikus Recurring role (season 1)
2020 The Crown Diana, Princess of Wales Main role (Season 4)
2022 Ten Percent Themself Guest role
A Murder at the End of the World Darby Hart Post-production


Year Title Role Theatre Ref.
2021 Anna X Anna Harold Pinter Theatre, The Lowry
2022 Orlando Orlando Garrick Theatre


Year Title Role Author Production company Ref.
2021 The Sandman: Act II Thessaly Neil Gaiman, Dirk Maggs Audible

Awards and nominations

Year Award Category Work Result Ref.
2020 Pena de Prata Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series The Crown Won
2021 Critics' Choice Television Awards Best Actress in a Drama Series Won
2021 Golden Globe Awards Best Actress – Television Series Drama Won
2021 Broadcasting Press Guild Breakthrough Award Won
2021 Hollywood Critics Association TV Awards Best Actress in a Streaming Series, Drama Won
2021 International Online Cinema Awards Best Actress in a Drama Series Won
2021 Online Film & Television Association Best Actress in a Drama Series Nominated
2021 TV Times Awards Favourite Newcomer Nominated
2021 MTV Movie & TV Awards Best Performance in a Show Nominated
2021 Satellite Awards Best Supporting Actress – Series, Miniseries or Television Film Nominated
2021 Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series Nominated
Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series Won
2021 Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series Nominated
2021 Gold Derby TV Awards Drama Actress Won
2021 Gold Derby TV Awards Breakthrough Performer of the Year Won
2021 Gold Derby TV Awards Performer of the Year Nominated
2022 Laurence Olivier Awards Best Actress Anna X Nominated
2022 Diva Awards Actor of the Year (April 2021- March 2022) TV & theatre Nominated
2022 The Queerties Closet Door Bustdown Nominated
2022 Toronto International Film Festival Tribute Award for Performance My Policeman Won
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