The business of Hollywood is, of course, the suspension of disbelief. But it takes a truly talented actor to transcend time, space, gender, and genre from one role to the next. For 26-year-old Emma Corrin, however, this constant metamorphosis is quickly becoming routine.
Corrin, who is British and nonbinary, began acting in 2017 and won viewers’ hearts and critics’ praise around the world for their portrayal of Princess Diana in the fourth season of The Crown on Netflix. Now, Corrin’s latest project, My Policeman, places them in a similarly recognized yet less universally revered role: the 1950s housewife.