'The Crown' actor was paid more than female star

"The Crown" producers said at the INTV Conference in Jerusalem that Claire Foy made less money than her on-screen husband, actor Matt Smith.
0:24 | 03/14/18

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And the producers of the hit Netflix series the crown are facing a royal flap over pay disparity. Executive producers now admit the show's lead actress Claire Foy who plays a young Queen Elizabeth. Was paid less than her costar Matt Smith. Who played Prince Philip. Producers say it's because Smith came to Netflix with more acting credits while boy it was a relative unknown even though she is playing the main character.

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