Michael C. Hall calls her an "amazing talent." Claire Foy: "Brilliant."
They're referring to castmate Jodi Balfour, the actress who plays Jackie Kennedy on Season 2 of The Crown, out today on Netflix. Balfour got the part last Christmas Eve, as she was watching Season 1. She said it was "the best Christmas present ever... that is, until the terror set in." Playing Jackie is a tough assignment, especially following the recent, strong performances of such big-name actresses as Natalie Portman and Katie Holmes. But Balfour brings it.
Who is this 30-year-old rising star from South Africa? And how did she end up playing one of America's most beloved First Ladies? Consult our cheat sheet for answers.