Faye Marsay

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Faye Marsay
Born (1986-12-30) 30 December 1986 (age 27)
Middlesbrough, England, United Kingdom
Nationality British
Alma mater Bristol Old Vic Theatre School
Occupation Actress
Years active 2008-present

Faye Marsay (born 30 December 1986) is an English stage and screen actress. She is known for her role as Anne Neville in The White Queen and as the recurring character Candice in Fresh Meat.

Early life[edit]

Marsay was born in Middlesbrough, in the north of England. Faye attended the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, where she played the roles of Sissy Jupe in "Hard Times", First Wyrd Sister and Fleance in "Macbeth", Runt in "Disco Pigs", and the lead role of Shen Te in "The Good Soul of Szechuan". It was during her time at the school that she won the Spotlight Prize 2012. As soon as she graduated she landed a main role in The White Queen.[1]


In 2008, Marsay played Sue in the comedy drama 'Is That It?',[2] she was credited as 'Fay Marsay'. She rose to prominence in 2013, playing Anne Neville in The White Queen, who was Richard III's (Aneurin Barnard) wife and Queen. Marsay has just completed filming on series 2 of The Bletchley Circle, where she will play 'Lizzie'.[3] She is currently filming Fresh Meat, in which she will play a main role called 'Candice'.


Year Title Role Notes
2008 Is That It? Sue Coming of age comedy drama
2013 The White Queen Anne Neville 10 episodes
2013 Fresh Meat Candice Pelling
2014 The Bletchley Circle Lizzie
Year Title Role Notes
2014 Pride Steph First film role
Year Title Role Company
2011 Hard Times Sissy Jupe BOVTS
2012 Macbeth First Wyrd Sister BOVTS
2012 Macbeth Fleance BOVTS
2012 Disco Pigs Runt BOVTS
2012 The Good Soul of Szechuan Shen Te BOVTS

Awards and Nominations[edit]

Year Organisation Award Result
2012 Spotlight Spotlight Prize 2012 Won
2014 Golden Globes TV movie or miniseries (The White Queen) Nominated


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