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How Emma Corrin Brought Princess Diana to Thrilling Life on ‘The Crown’

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“I feel a fondness towards her,” admits Emma Corrin. The actress is speaking about Princess Diana, of course, the reluctant royal she so masterfully embodied in The Crown’s dishy fourth season, which traces her relationship with the icy Prince Charles over the course of twelve years, from age 16 (he was 28) through to their marriage’s collapse.

It’s a nearly impossible task, portraying someone as beloved and mythologized as the Lady Di, and yet Corrin handles it admirably, as the nervy teen transforms before our very eyes into a self-possessed humanitarian. (Corrin was so convincing that the royals are still clutching their pearls.)

“It’s almost like it’s two separate people. That’s how I was approaching it,” Corrin tells me. “Generally, we have a much better understanding of what older Diana was like than younger Diana—there’s hardly any footage of her when she was younger, living with her flatmates before she got married.”

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