Jessica Henwick

Jessica Henwick

Highest Rated: 93% Love and Monsters (2020)

Lowest Rated: 48% Underwater (2020)

Birthday: Aug 30, 1992

Birthplace: Surrey, England, UK

It took only a single year to raise English actress Jessica Henwick from relative obscurity to global attention, thanks to a significant role on "Game of Thrones" (HBO, 2011- ) and in "Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens" (2015). Born August 30, 1992 in Surrey, England, Henwick was the daughter of a British father and a Singaporean-Chinese mother, and spent much of her childhood traveling between the two countries. She received her initial training in performance at the Redroofs Theatre School and National Youth Theatre before making her television debut at the age of 16 on BBC Two's "Spirit Warriors" (2010- ). The children's adventure series, about a trio of Asian siblings who discover that they possess magical powers, was the first U.K. series to feature a predominately East Asian cast, and won critical praise as well as awards from several TV groups. When the show ran its course the following year, Henwick began a steady schedule of guest appearances on television series like Armando Ianucci's "The Thick of It" (BBC Four, 2005- ) and as activist and writer Jane Jeong Trenka on an episode of "Obsession: Dark Desires" (Investigation Discovery, 2014- ), which concerned incidents of stalking. After making her feature debut in the independent thriller "Dragonfly" in 2015, Henwick was vaulted to international attitude when she was cast as Nymeria Sand on the fifth season of "Game of Thrones." A member of a group of sisters known as the Sand Snakes, Nymeria is the illegitimate daughter of Prince Oberyn Martell (played by Pedro Pascel), and is frequently called with her siblings into plots against the Lannister family. That same year, she was also cast in an unnamed role in "The Force Awakens."

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Movies

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No Score Yet No Score Yet The Matrix 4 Unknown (Character) - 2021
No Score Yet No Score Yet Godzilla vs. Kong Unknown (Character) - 2021
86% 51% On the Rocks Fiona (Character) - 2020
93% No Score Yet Love and Monsters Aimee (Character) $579.1K 2020
48% 60% Underwater Emily Haversham (Character) $17.3M 2020
86% 67% Iron Fists and Kung Fu Kicks Herself (Character) - 2019
69% 60% Newness Joanne (Character) - 2017
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Head Hunter Aiko (Character) - 2016
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Heart of the Forest Akira (Character),
Screenwriter,
Producer
- 2016

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100% 81% Blood of Zeus Alexia (Voice) 2020
37% 72% Marvel's Iron Fist Colleen Wing (Character) 2017-2018
78% 74% Marvel - The Defenders Colleen Wing (Character) 2017
89% 85% Game of Thrones Nymeria Sand (Guest Star) 2015-2017

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