- Elizabeth plays Princess Diana in seasons 5 and 6.
- Elizabeth made her film debut in 2011.
- Elizabeth is from Australia.
The crown is heading to the 1990s and will bring some big cast members to the fifth season, which starts on November 9. Elizabeth Debicki will play Princess Diana in season 5. The actress will play the late royal in the last years of her life.
You may be wondering, who is Elizabeth Debicki? The 32-year-old Australian actress has made a name for herself in complex and award-winning roles over the years. Here’s everything you need to know about the outstanding actress.
1. Elizabeth takes over the role of Princess Diana The crown.
Elizabeth will make her crown debut in season 5. She will play the iconic royal in the final two seasons of the Netflix series. The role was previously played by Emma Corrin, who won a Golden Globe for their performance.
Season 5 will begin in 1992, a tumultuous year for the royal family due to Charles and Diana’s separation. Elizabeth told EW that she is “so lucky to have this huge span of years to play the character. It is my hope that people feel that there is an enormous evolution in her as the season progresses. For me, it is a journey to a person who finds a part of himself that is deeply strong – there is a piece that has survived so much and can thrive.”
2. Elizabeth’s breakout role was in The Great Gatsby.
Elizabeth starred as Jordan, Daisy Buchanan’s gossipy best friend by Baz Luhrmann 2013 movie The Great Gatsby. The film was only her second on-screen role. She made her film debut in the 2011 movie A Few Best Men. Elizabeth also has notable roles in it The Man From OOM, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, Starting pointand the miniseries The Night Manager.
3. Elizabeth is taller than Princess Diana.
Elizabeth stands at 6-foot-3. Princess Diana was also tall at 5-foot-10. King Charles III is exactly the same height as Diana.
4. Elizabeth grew up in Australia.
Elizabeth was born in France but grew up primarily in Melbourne, Australia. Her parents were both ballet dancers. Elizabeth went on to gain a drama degree at the University of Melbourne’s Victorian College of the Arts.
5. Elizabeth has no social media.
Elizabeth does not have an Instagram or Twitter account. “It’s kind of a strange world for me, Instagram,” the actress said The guardian adding that she finds it “very overwhelming”. She admitted that she had the app on her phone “for about a week, and it was like when you give your grandma email or something, and she’s like, ‘Oh honey, what’s this all about?’ I was like, ‘Oh my God, what is this whole world?’ But I can see why it’s so addictive.”