Claire Foy (left) as the young Queen Elizabeth and Olivia Colman as Queen Elizabeth in later years in The Crown. Imelda Staunton will be the third and final actress to portray the British monarch in the Netflix series. Photo: AP Claire Foy (left) as the young Queen Elizabeth and Olivia Colman as Queen Elizabeth in later years in The Crown. Imelda Staunton will be the third and final actress to portray the British monarch in the Netflix series. Photo: AP
Claire Foy (left) as the young Queen Elizabeth and Olivia Colman as Queen Elizabeth in later years in The Crown. Imelda Staunton will be the third and final actress to portray the British monarch in the Netflix series. Photo: AP
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Netflix series The Crown shows even if you’re an Oscar or Emmy winner, no roles are for keeps

  • Academy Award recipient Olivia Colman and Emmy winner Claire Foy both played Queen Elizabeth in The Crown, but neither held on to the role
  • Rather than ageing the cast cosmetically with make-up as the series went on, producers instead choose to recast characters using older actors

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Claire Foy (left) as the young Queen Elizabeth and Olivia Colman as Queen Elizabeth in later years in The Crown. Imelda Staunton will be the third and final actress to portray the British monarch in the Netflix series. Photo: AP Claire Foy (left) as the young Queen Elizabeth and Olivia Colman as Queen Elizabeth in later years in The Crown. Imelda Staunton will be the third and final actress to portray the British monarch in the Netflix series. Photo: AP
Claire Foy (left) as the young Queen Elizabeth and Olivia Colman as Queen Elizabeth in later years in The Crown. Imelda Staunton will be the third and final actress to portray the British monarch in the Netflix series. Photo: AP
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