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'The Crown' Will Embrace Salary Parity After Star Claire Foy Earned Less Than Matt Smith

The Hollywood Reporter 65 sources

"Going forward, no one gets paid more than the Queen," executive producer Suzanne Mackie said at a conference in Israel on Tuesday.

The Crown's Claire Foy paid less than male co-star, producers admit

The Guardian

Foy, who starred as the Queen in hit series, earned less than Matt Smith who played Prince Philip

The Crown's Queen Claire Foy paid less than co-star Matt Smith

BBC / Entertainment

The actress earned less for starring as the Queen than her co-star who played the duke.

Netflix’s ‘The Crown’ paid lead actress Claire Foy less than supporting actor Matt Smith

If there is a lesson to take away from the first two seasons of “The Crown,” it is that no sane person would dare cross Queen Elizabeth II. Netflix seems to have learned this too late, however, as it was revealed on Tuesday that lead…

The Crown’s Matt Smith Was Paid More Than Claire Foy, Executive Producer Reveals

Huffington Post UK

Despite the fact she plays the lead role in Netflix’s ‘The Crown’, it has emerged that Claire Foy was paid less for her work on the drama than co-star Matt Smith.

Claire Foy played the queen but was paid less than the prince in 'The Crown'

She played the queen. She was the lead. She won the awards. He got paid more. But producers say it will be different for next cast in 'The Crown.'

The Queen Was Paid Less Than Her Prince On Netflix's 'The Crown'

NPR

The producers of the TV drama say the star, Claire Foy, got less than former Doctor Who star Matt Smith, but also say that will be rectified in future seasons when new actors take over the characters.

Netflix Paid 'The Crown' Star Claire Foy Less Than Her On-Screen Husband

The Huffington Post

Producers attributed the pay disparity to Smith’s name recognition after he rose to stardom as the title character on the British television series “Doctor Who.” The show will not let it happen again, said Suzanne Mackie, creative director…

Netflix's 'The Crown' paid lead actress Claire Foy less than supporting actor Matt Smith

If there is a lesson to take away from the first two seasons of "The Crown," it is that no sane person would dare cross Queen Elizabeth II. Netflix seems to have learned this too late, however, as it was revealed on Tuesday that lead…

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Foy, who starred as the Queen in hit series, earned less than Matt Smith who played Prince Philip