Gugu Mbatha-Raw

Stage Actress / Film Actress / Actress | * 04/21/1983 (37) | Oxford, Oxfordshire, England UK
Gugulethu "Gugu" Sophia Mbatha-Raw (born 21 April 1983) is an English actress. After studying at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, she began acting in British television and stage productions, appearing in the science-fiction series Doctor Who (2007), and went on to appear in American productions such as the comedy film Larry Crowne (2011), and the short-lived television series Undercovers (2010) and Touch (2012). Mbatha-Raw's breakthrough came with the British period drama Belle (2013), for which she won the BIFA Award for Best Actress, and the romantic drama Beyond the Lights (2014). Her leading performance as the titular character in Jessica Swale's 2015 play Nell Gwynn earned her a nomination for the Evening Standard Theatre Award for Best Actress. Her starring role in "San Junipero", an episode in season three of the ant... ()
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Gugulethu Sophia Mbatha-Raw MBE is an English actress, known for her role as Kelly in Black Mirror, Dido Elizabeth Belle in Belle, Noni Jean in Beyond the Lights, and Plumette in Beauty and the Beast.

Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Thriller | Romance / Love

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Awards & Nominations for Gugu Mbatha-Raw

Member of The Order of The British Empire

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Movies with Gugu Mbatha-Raw as Actress(32)

as Detective Reese Rezek2021 Blood Ties
as Jennifer Hosten2020 Misbehaviour
as Mireille Duval Jameson2020 An Untamed State
as Laura Rose2019 Motherless Brooklyn
as Ruth2019 Fast Color
as Dr. Kate Murry2018 A Wrinkle in Time
as Abbie2018 Irreplaceable You
as Ava Hamilton2018 The Cloverfield Paradox
as Ms. Dapo2018 Farming
as Plumette2017 Beauty and the Beast
as Esme Manucharian2016 Miss Sloane
as Janelle2016 The Whole Truth
as Rachel2016 Free State of Jones
as Famulus2015 Jupiter Ascending
as Prema Mutiso2015 Concussion
as Noni Jean2014 Beyond the Lights
as Bride2014 9 Kisses
as Dido Elizabeth Belle2013 Belle
as Viola Peabody2013 Odd Thomas
as Talia2011 Larry Crowne
as Rose2009 Act of God
as Shanice Roberts2008 Fallout
as Young PA2007 Straightheads
as Pretty Young Woman2006 Viva Blackpool
as Girl at King's Cross Station2006 Born Equal

TV Shows/Series with Gugu Mbatha-Raw as Actress(18)

2021 Surface
2021 Loki
as Hannah Shoenfeld2019 The Morning Show
as Seladon (voice)2019 The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance
as Sophie2016 Easy
as Clea Hopkins2012 Touch
as Kelly Booth2011 Black Mirror
as Tish Jones2005 Doctor Who
2002 Spooks
as Pirhana1996 T.V. Kaiser

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Citizenship: United Kingdom (UK)
Born: Thursday, 04/21 1983 (April) in Oxford (current age: 37 years + 359 days)
Zodiac sign: Taurus (Chinese zodiac sign: Pig)
Educated at: Royal Academy of Dramatic Art
Other names for Gugu Mbatha-Raw (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Gugulethu Sophia Mbatha"
"Gugulethu Mbatha"
"Gugulethu Mbatha-Raw"
"Gugu Mbatha Raw"
"Γκούγκου Μπάθα-Ρο"
Gugu Mbatha-Raw frequently works together with these people:
Paul Kasey (8x, Actor)
Nicholas Briggs (8x, Actor)
David Oyelowo (7x, Actor)
Alan Ruscoe (6x, Actor)
David Tennant (5x, Actor)
Hugh Bonneville (5x, Actor)
Barnaby Edwards (5x, Actor)
Tobias Menzies (4x, Actor)
Rebecca Frayn (4x, Crew)
James Hawes (4x, Crew)
Trevor Laird (4x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:2502, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 03/26/2021