Anya Taylor-Joy: Who is Peaky Blinders actress who played Gina Grey and did she marry boyfriend Malcolm McRae?

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The Peaky Blinders star Anya Taylor-Joy is reportedly married.

Peaky Blinders actress Anya Taylor-Joy has reportedly married Malcolm McRae.

Engagement rumours first began in June 2022 when she was pictured with a ring on her wedding finger, however no formal comment was ever made.

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The actress is currently in Australia filming her current project Furiosa.

So, when did Anya Taylor-Joy and her partner tie the knot?

Here’s everything you need to know about the private couple.

Who is Anya Taylor-Joy?

Anya-Josephine Marie Taylor-Joy is an actress who was born in Miami, United States. The actress however, spent most of her life splitting time between Buenos Aires, Argentina and London, England while she was growing up.

Taylor-Joy left school at the age of 16 to pursue an action career. She began her career with small television roles before eventually making her film debut with a leading role in the 2015 horror movie The Witch.

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The actress has been described by IndieWire as ‘one of the world’s best young actors’. In 2020, she was named "Breakthrough Entertainer" of the Year by the Associated Press.

In 2021, Time magazine included Taylor-Joy on its 100 Next list of "emerging leaders who are shaping the future". The instalment included a tribute written by former World Chess Champion Garry Kasparov.

Her career has also seen her accumulate many awards including a Golden Globe Award and a Screen Actors Guild Award, in addition to a nomination for a Primetime Emmy Award.

Who did she play in Peaky Blinders?

Alongside her many other acting credits, Anya Taylor-Joy had a stint on the popular BBC One show Peaky Blinders.

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Taylor-Joy played the character of Gina Gray in season five and reprised the role one more time in season six.

Gina Gray is an American who meets Michael Gray, played by Finn Cole, in New York. The characters later marry.

Michael Gray is the cousin of the feared central character Tommy Shelby. Throughout the series Gina and Tommy butt heads when Michael returns to the UK after a disastrous time in New York which results in the family losing a chunk of their empire.

What else has Anya Taylor-Joy been in?

Throughout her career she has garnered quite the list of credits, however, the actress rose to prominence in 2022 when she portrayed Beth Harmon in the Netflix miniseries The Queen’s Gambit.

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The series and her performance received widespread critical acclaim.

On 23 November 2020, Netflix announced that it had been seen by 62 million households since its release, becoming its "biggest scripted limited series to date."

That same year, Taylor-Joy starred as Emma Woodhouse in Autumn De Wilde’s directorial debut Emma. The film was an adaptation of Jane Austen’s 1815 novel of the same name.

The actress’s performance once again received critical acclaim.

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As well as these roles her reel of credits include Split (2016), and its sequel Glass (2019), as well as the dark comedy Thoroughbreds (2017) and many more.

How old is Anya Taylor-Joy?

Anya Taylor-Joy was born 16 April 1996 making her 26 years old.

How long have the pair been together?

It’s hard to pinpoint exactly when the pair first got together, but Taylor-Joy confirmed that she was dating the musician back in 2021 during an interview with ELLE.

It’s been a milestone year for the couple, who made their red carpet debut together at the Vanity Fair Oscars afterparty in February.

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Taylor-Joy spoke to British Vogue about their private relationship saying: “I’ve finally found someone who will happily sit in silence with me reading. We’re basically 80 years old and seven at the same time, and it works really well.”

Who is Malcolm McRae?

Malcolm McRae is a 27-year-old musician from Alabama.

Did Anya Taylor-Joy and Malcolm McRae get married?

Information surrounding the wedding is very limited apart from where it took place.

Numerous outlets have reported that the couple got married in an ‘intimate courthouse wedding’ in the United States.

Sources reportedly told Page Six that the pair plan to have a bigger ceremony in the United States after filming for her current project Furiosa, which is earmarked for release in 2024, has concluded.

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