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Emma Corrin
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Corrin in 2020
Emma-Louise Corrin

December 1995
EducationSt John's College, Cambridge
Years active2017–present

Emma-Louise Corrin[1] (born December 1995) is an English actress, best known for portraying Diana, Princess of Wales in the Netflix series The Crown.[2]

Early life

Corrin was born in Royal Tunbridge Wells, England.[3] Her father, Chris Corrin, is a businessman and her mother, Juliette Corrin, is a speech therapist from South Africa. Corrin has two younger brothers, Richard and Jonty.[4]

She attended the Roman Catholic Woldingham School in Surrey, an all-girls boarding school where she developed her interest in acting and dance.[4][5] Corrin took a gap year, during which she 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. Corrin studied drama at the University of Bristol, but left to read Education, English, Drama and the Arts at St John's College, Cambridge.[3]



Year Title Role Notes
2017 Cesare Mica
2018 Alex's Dream Beth Short film
2020 Misbehaviour Jillian Jessup


Year Title Role Notes
2019 Grantchester Esther Carter 1 episode
Pennyworth Esme Winikus 4 episodes
2020 The Crown Diana, Princess of Wales Main role; Series 4


  1. ^ "The Queen Meets Diana - Olivia Colman and Emma Corrin". 11 November 2020. Retrieved 12 November 2020.
  2. ^ "The Crown's Emma Corrin Reacts to Criticism Over Princess Diana Portrayal: 'I Understand'". The People. 18 November 2020. Retrieved 21 November 2020.
  3. ^ a b Thorne, Will (12 November 2020). "Meet Emma Corrin, 'The Crown' Star Bringing Princess Diana to Life For a New Generation". Variety. Retrieved 12 November 2020.
  4. ^ a b Simpson, Richard (31 October 2020). "The Crown actress Emma Corrin set to become household name playing iconic Diana". mirror. Retrieved 12 November 2020.
  5. ^ "Alumna Emma Joins Cast of The Crown | Woldingham School". Retrieved 12 November 2020.

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