Ruth Negga - Rotten Tomatoes

Ruth Negga

Highest Rated:   89% Loving (2016)
Lowest Rated:   24% 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 YEAR
89% Loving
  • Mildred
2016
28% Warcraft
  • Lady Taria
2016
71% Of Mind and Music
  • Jessica
2016
84% Noble
  • Joan
2015
No Score Yet Trafficked
  • Actor
2015
67% Jimi: All Is by My Side
  • Ida
2014
67% World War Z
  • W.H.O. Doctor
2013
24% The Samaritan
  • Iris
2012
No Score Yet Criminal Justice
  • Actor
2008
50% Color Me Kubrick
  • Lolita
2007
67% Isolation
  • Mary
2006
57% Breakfast on Pluto
  • Charlie
2005

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT
No Score Yet Secret State
2012
  • Agnes Evans
No Score Yet Tavis Smiley
2013
  • Guest
89% Preacher
2016
  • Tulip
No Score Yet Charlie Rose
2013
  • Guest
No Score Yet The Talk
2010
  • Guest
No Score Yet Jimmy Kimmel Live
2003
  • Guest
No Score Yet The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon
2014
  • Guest
No Score Yet Misfits
2009-2013
  • Actor
95% Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
2013
  • Raina

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