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Zawe Ashton


Zawe was born on 21st July 1984 in Hackney, London, to two teachers, Ugandan Victoria and English Paul, and had her first acting experience at the age of six as a member of the Anna Scher Theatre school in Islington. After leaving the City and Islington College in London - where she was an A student - Zawe attended Manchester University School of ... See full bio »

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Known For

Blitz
Blitz Falls
(2011)
Nocturnal Animals
(2016)
Doctor Who
Doctor Who Journey Blue
(2014)
Sherlock
Sherlock Sally Donovan
(2010)

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 2018 Wanderlust (TV Series) (filming)
- Episode #1.1 (2018)
 2017 Guerrilla (TV Mini-Series)
Omega
- Episode #1.1 (2017) ... Omega
 2017 Oasis (TV Movie)
Judy Severin
 2016 Little Soldier (Short)
Amanda
 2016 Nocturnal Animals
Alex
 2016 The Complete Walk: King Lear (Short)
Cordelia
 2011-2016 Fresh Meat (TV Series)
Vod
- Episode #4.6 (2016) ... Vod
- Episode #4.5 (2016) ... Vod
- Episode #4.4 (2016) ... Vod
- Episode #4.3 (2016) ... Vod
- Episode #4.2 (2016) ... Vod
 2016 The Tall Tales of Urchin (Short)
Ragamuffin
 2015 Not Safe for Work (TV Series)
Katherine
- Episode #1.6 (2015) ... Katherine
- Episode #1.5 (2015) ... Katherine
- Episode #1.4 (2015) ... Katherine
- Episode #1.3 (2015) ... Katherine
- Episode #1.2 (2015) ... Katherine
 2015 The Devil You Know (TV Mini-Series)
- Pilot (2015)
 2014 Flinch (Short)
Emily
 2013-2014 Psychobitches (TV Series)
Cleopatra / Eartha Kitt
- Episode #2.4 (2014) ... Cleopatra
- Episode #1.5 (2013) ... Eartha Kitt
 2014 Doctor Who (TV Series)
Journey Blue
- Into the Dalek (2014) ... Journey Blue
 2011-2013 Case Histories (TV Series)
Deborah Arnold
- Jackson and the Women (2013) ... Deborah Arnold
- Nobody's Darling (2013) ... Deborah Arnold
- Started Early, Took My Dog (2013) ... Deborah Arnold
- When Will There Be Good News? Part 2 (2011) ... Deborah Arnold
- When Will There Be Good News? Part 1 (2011) ... Deborah Arnold
 2012 Butterfly Plague (Short)
Girl
 2011 Bloody Muddle (Short)
Kate
 2011 Lapland (TV Movie)
Jingle Jill
 2011 Dreams of a Life (Documentary)
Joyce Vincent
 2011 Weekender
Sarah
 2011 Blitz
Falls
 2010 Tomato Soup (Short)
Gun Girl
 2010 Misfits (TV Series)
Jessica
- Episode #2.5 (2010) ... Jessica
 2010 Sherlock (TV Series)
Sally Donovan
- Unaired Pilot (2010) ... Sally Donovan
 2009 Coming Up (TV Series)
Yvonne
- Raising Baby Rio (2009) ... Yvonne
 2009 Casualty (TV Series)
Gina
- True Lies (2009) ... Gina
 2000-2008 The Bill (TV Series)
Kylie / Becka Adams
- Gun Runner: Under Cover (2008) ... Becka Adams
- Meltdown: Part 3 (2000) ... Kylie
- Meltdown: Part 2 (2000) ... Kylie
 2007 Mobile (TV Mini-Series)
Eyewitness
- The Soldier (2007) ... Eyewitness
 2003 Holby City (TV Series)
Abigail Meredith
- Crossing the Line (2003) ... Abigail Meredith
 2002 NCS Manhunt (TV Series)
Mia Davis
- Collision Course: Part 2 (2002) ... Mia Davis
- Collision Course: Part 1 (2002) ... Mia Davis
 2002 In Deep (TV Series)
Jade
- Untouched: Part 2 (2002) ... Jade
- Untouched: Part 1 (2002) ... Jade
 1996 The Demon Headmaster (TV Series)
Rebecca
- Episode #1.4 (1996) ... Rebecca
 1995 Game-On (TV Series)
Little Girl
- Bad Timing (1995) ... Little Girl
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Played Bianca in Shakespeare's "Othello" - Shakespeare's Globe, London (2007). See more »

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Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Trivia:

Her play "Harm's Way" was shortlisted for the Verity Bargate Award in 2007. See more »

Trademark:

Very deep, barithone voice

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