Anya Taylor-Joy achieves first career Golden Globe for “The Queen’s Gambit”, thanks creator Scott Frank “for trusting me with Beth”

Anya Taylor-Joy achieves first career Golden Globe for "The Queen's Gambit", thanks creator Scott Frank "for trusting me with Beth"

It was considered “checkmate” for Anya Taylor-Joy at the 78th Annual Golden Globe Awards Queen’s Gambit Star secured her first career win on Sunday. During the awards ceremony on Sunday by Tina Fey and Amy Poehler, the Peaky Blinders and New mutants The actress took home the best actress in a limited series, anthology series, or film for the television award.

In the Netflix series by Scott Frank and Allan Scott, Taylor-Joy is the highly skilled, yet self-destructive child prodigy Beth Harmon. Taylor-Joy plays alongside Chloe Pirrie, Bill Camp and Marcin Dorocinski.

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When Taylor-Joy received her first Golden Globe Award from Rosie Perez, she thanked her competitors she met while looking at her projects during the lockdown. The Queen’s Gambit Nicole Kidman, Shira Haas, Daisy Edgar-Jones and Cate Blanchett.

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In her short acceptance speech, she also thanked Netflix, HFPA and series creator Scott Frank.

“Thank you for being part of this journey, thank you for trusting me with Beth,” she said.

Taylor-Joy’s praise also went to Father Bill Camp, fans, and “the lovely cast” and “lovely crew” of the show.

“I would do this project over and over again, I love it so much,” he said Emma. Actress added.

Shortly after Taylor-Joy’s win The Queen’s Gambit took home the award for the best anthology series of the evening and contributed to multiple Netflix wins.

The 78th Annual Golden Globe Awards aired on NBC on Sunday.

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