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Gugu Mbatha-Raw

First name in Zulu means "our pride." Grew up in Witney, West Oxfordshire, England, where she took acting, dancing and saxophone lessons. Finished school early so she could perform in a 2004 open-air production of As You Like It. Nominated for a Manchester Evening News Award in 2005 for her lead role as Juliet in Romeo and Juliet.  First TV appearance was on the BBC drama Holby City.   Made big-screen debut in the 2007 thriller Closure. Included on the 2008 UK Stars of Tomorrow list by Screen International, a global multimedia film magazine.    In 2009 portrayed Ophelia in the London and Broadway productions of Hamlet. Cast as the female lead opposite Boris Kodjoe in the 2010 NBC series Undercovers, it marked her introduction to American TV.   

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Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
No Score Yet A Wrinkle in Time
  • Actor
2018
No Score Yet God Particle
  • Actor
2017
No Score Yet Beauty and the Beast
  • Plumette
2017
69% Miss Sloane
  • Esme Manucharian
2016
29% The Whole Truth
  • Janelle
2016
47% Free State of Jones
  • Rachel
2016
60% Concussion
  • Prema Mutiso
2015
26% Jupiter Ascending
  • Famulus
2015
82% Beyond the Lights
  • Noni
2014
83% Belle
  • Dido Elizabeth Belle
2014
34% Odd Thomas
  • Nicolina
2014
36% Larry Crowne
  • Talia
2011
40% Straightheads (Closure)
  • Young P. A.
2007
No Score Yet Closure
  • Young PA
1997

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT
No Score Yet Tavis Smiley
2013
  • Guest
64% Touch
2012
  • Lucy Robbins Clea Hopkins
No Score Yet Last Call With Carson Daly
2007
  • Guest
No Score Yet MI-5
2003-2011
  • Jenny
88% Doctor Who
2006-2016
  • Tish Jones
94% Easy
2016
  • Sophie
36% Undercovers
2010
  • Samantha Bloom
No Score Yet Charlie Rose
2013
  • Guest
No Score Yet Jimmy Kimmel Live
2003
  • Guest
96% Black Mirror
2011-2014
  • Kelly

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