Ruth Negga

Ruth Negga

  • Highest Rated: 89% Loving (2016)
  • Lowest Rated: 26% The Samaritan (2012)
  • Birthday: Not Available
  • Birthplace: Not Available
  • Born in Ethiopia, she moved to Dublin with her Irish mother after the death of her father in a car crash. After auditioning for a role in Neil Jordan's Breakfast on Pluto, Jordan was so impressed that he changed the part so she could play it. Played Ophelia in Hamlet at the National Theatre in London in 2010, opposite Rory Kinnear as the title character. Only had eight days to prepare for the title role of Shirley Bassey in the BBA drama biopic, Shirley. Filmed scenes for 12 Years a Slave, but her role was eventually cut from the film.

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Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

Movies

Rating

Title

Credit

Box
Office

Year

84% Ad Astra Helen Lantos 2019
No Score Yet Angela's Christmas Actor 2018
89% Loving Mildred $7.7M 2016
28% Warcraft Lady Taria $44.8M 2016
71% Of Mind and Music Jessica $15.6K 2016
82% Noble Joan $0.4M 2015
No Score Yet Trafficked Actor 2015
67% Jimi: All Is by My Side Ida 2014
66% World War Z W.H.O. Doctor $202.4M 2013
26% The Samaritan Iris $2.2K 2012
No Score Yet Criminal Justice Actor 2008
50% Color Me Kubrick Lolita $37.7K 2007
64% Isolation Mary 2006
57% Breakfast on Pluto Charlie $0.8M 2005

TV

Rating

Title

Credit

Year

86% Preacher
2016
Tulip
  • 2019
  • 2018
  • 2017
  • 2016
No Score Yet The Late Show With Stephen Colbert
2015
Guest
  • 2018
No Score Yet Jimmy Kimmel Live
2003
Guest
  • 2017
No Score Yet Tavis Smiley
2013-2018
Guest
  • 2017
No Score Yet The Talk
2010
Guest
  • 2017
No Score Yet The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon
2014
Guest
  • 2017
  • 2016
  • 2015
No Score Yet Late Night With Seth Meyers
2014
Guest
  • 2017
  • 2014
No Score Yet Charlie Rose
2013-2017
Guest
  • 2016
94% Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
2013
Raina
  • 2015
  • 2014
  • 2013
92% Misfits
2009-2013
No Score Yet Secret State
2012
Agnes Evans

QUOTES FROM Ruth Negga CHARACTERS

Iris
I can't remember the last time I did something I was proud of.