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Anya Taylor-Joy Kept Her Promise & Took Her Dad to the Oscars

By Orgesta Tolaj


18 March 2024

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Have you ever made a promise to someone that seemed impossible to fulfill? Well, Anya Taylor-Joy can’t relate! The breakout star of “The Queen’s Gambit,” made a bold promise to her father when she was just 12 years old. Now, years later, she is poised to make good on that promise by taking him to the Oscars. Amidst all the glamour and success, she has not forgotten the promise she made to her father all those years ago. Here is how she managed to invite him.

Anya Taylor-Joy Fulfilled Her Oscars Dream

Anya Taylor-Joy, the 27-year-old Furiosa star, fulfilled a childhood dream at the 2024 Oscars ceremony by presenting alongside her co-star Chris Hemsworth. She brought her father, Dennis Alan Taylor, as her date, calling it a “dreamy moment” in an Instagram post where she shared photos of them getting ready for the event.

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Anya Taylor-Joy, who was raised in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and London, fulfilled a promise to her father by taking him as her date to the Oscars. She wrote part of her Instagram post in Spanish. The actress expressed gratitude and shared a photo of her in a silver beaded Dior Haute Couture gown. She went on to call it a “reimagining of the 1949 Venus Dress” by designer Maria Grazia Chiuri. The caption read: “At 12 I promised my dad that if I was ever invited to the Oscars, I would take him.. 🥹”. She added that she was “llena de gratitud” which means “filled with gratitude.

What Else Did Anya Taylor-Joy Have to Say?

On Oscar Sunday, Anya Taylor-Joy hinted at her upcoming Mad Max prequel during an interview with Cox on the red carpet. She mentioned the chaos inherent in the Mad Max franchise. She also talked about how she inherited the role of Imperator Furiosa in the upcoming installment.

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When asked by Extra’s Billy Bush if he was proud of Anya Taylor-Joy, her father responded affirmatively. He praised her hard work, talent, and perseverance in her career. Taylor-Joy acknowledged having a lot happening in her life. This includes her role in the newly released “Dune: Part Two”. However, she expressed gratitude for the opportunity to share the Oscars night with her father. She even called it the “cherry on top of the cake.”

What do you think of Anya Taylor-Joy’s Oscars achievement?

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