Gugu Mbatha-Raw

Birthday:
04/21/1983
Place of birth:
Oxford, Oxfordshire, England UK:
Biography:
Gugulethu Sophia Mbatha, MBE (born 21 April 1983), known as Gugu Mbatha-Raw, is an English actress. Working in British television and stage productions, she gained prominence on the Doctor Who series as Tish Jones, sister of Martha Jones. She garnered attention in American productions, beginning with a supporting role in the Tom Hanks comedy Larry Crowne, and starring roles on the short-lived television series Undercovers and Touch. She earned critical acclaim for her performances in the British period drama Belle (2013) and the romantic drama Beyond the Lights (2014), receiving numerous accolade nominations from critics worldwide. In 2015, Mbatha-Raw premiered the title role in Jessica Swale's play Nell Gwynn, an actress and mistress of King Charles II of England and Scotland. She was nominated for an Evening Standard Theatre Award for Best Actress for her performance. Her performance as Kelly in the critically acclaimed "San Junipero", an episode in season three of the cult anthology series Black Mirror, was highly praised.

Credits

Farming (2018)
as Ms. Dapo
Fast Color (2018)
as Ruth
A Wrinkle in Time (2018)
as Dr. Kate Murry
Irreplaceable You (2018)
as Abbie
The Cloverfield Paradox (2018)
as Ava Hamilton
August 28: A Day in the Life of a People (2017)
Beauty and the Beast (2017)
as Plumette
Miss Sloane (2016)
as Esme Manucharian
Free State of Jones (2016)
as Rachel
The Whole Truth (2016)
as Janelle
Concussion (2015)
as Prema Mutiso
Jupiter Ascending (2015)
as Famulus
9 Kisses (2014)
as Bride
Beyond the Lights (2014)
as Noni Jean
Belle (2013)
as Dido Elizabeth Belle
Odd Thomas (2013)
as Viola Peabody
Larry Crowne (2011)
as Talia
All My Dreams on VHS (2009)
as Erica
Act of God (2009)
as Rose
Fallout (2008)
as Shanice Roberts
Straightheads (2007)
as Young PA
Dead Clever: The Life and Crimes of Julie Bottomley (2007)
as Jessica
Born Equal (2006)
as Girl at King's Cross Station
Viva Blackpool (2006)
as Pretty Young Woman
Walk Away and I Stumble (2005)
as Nurse
Summerland
Motherless Brooklyn

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