Claire Foy Who Played Queen Elizabeth on Netflix's 'The Crown' Made Less Than Her Male Co-Star

Mar 13, 2018

Producers on the Netflix show The Crown revealed at a panel interview that Matt Smith made more money than Claire Foy. Smith played Prince Philip while Foy played Queen Elizabeth II. The producers said Smith was paid more due to his existing fame playing “Doctor Who.” Producer Suzanne Mackie wishes to rectify that pay gap in the future and said “going forward, no one gets paid more than the queen.