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Ruth Negga


Ruth Negga was born in 1982 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. She is an actress, known for World War Z (2013), The Samaritan (2012) and Jimi: All Is by My Side (2013). See full bio »

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 2016 Preacher (TV Series) (filming)
Tulip O'Hare
- Episode #1.10 (2016) ... Tulip O'Hare
- Episode #1.9 (2016) ... Tulip O'Hare
- Episode #1.8 (2016) ... Tulip O'Hare
- Episode #1.7 (2016) ... Tulip O'Hare
- Episode #1.6 (2016) ... Tulip O'Hare
 2015 Iona
Iona
 2013-2015 Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (TV Series)
Raina
- S.O.S. Part 1 (2015) ... Raina
- Scars (2015) ... Raina
- Melinda (2015) ... Raina
- Afterlife (2015) ... Raina
 2014 Of Mind and Music
Jessica
 2014 Dark Souls II (Video Game)
Shanalotte (voice)
 2014 Noble
Joan
 2014 The Money (TV Movie)
Erin Foley
 2013 Things He Never Said (Short)
Rachel
 2013 12 Years a Slave
Celeste (uncredited)
 2012 Secret State (TV Mini-Series)
Agnes Evans
- Episode #1.4 (2012) ... Agnes Evans
- Episode #1.3 (2012) ... Agnes Evans
- Episode #1.2 (2012) ... Agnes Evans
- Episode #1.1 (2012) ... Agnes Evans
 2012/I The Samaritan
Iris
 2011 Hello Carter (Short)
Doctor
 2010-2011 Love/Hate (TV Series)
Rosie
- Episode #2.6 (2011) ... Rosie
- Episode #2.5 (2011) ... Rosie
- Episode #2.4 (2011) ... Rosie
- Episode #2.1 (2011) ... Rosie
- Episode #1.4 (2010) ... Rosie
 2011 Shirley (TV Movie)
Shirley Bassey
 2011 El Shaddai: Ascension of the Metatron (Video Game)
Ishtar (voice)
 2010/I Bleach (Short)
Anne
 2010 Jacob (Short)
 2010 The Nativity (TV Mini-Series)
Leah
- Part 4 (2010) ... Leah
- Part 3 (2010) ... Leah
- Part 2 (2010) ... Leah
- Part 1 (2010) ... Leah
 2010 Misfits (TV Series)
Nikki
- Christmas Special (2010) ... Nikki
- Episode #2.6 (2010) ... Nikki
- Episode #2.5 (2010) ... Nikki
- Episode #2.4 (2010) ... Nikki
- Episode #2.3 (2010) ... Nikki
 2010 Five Daughters (TV Mini-Series)
Rochelle
- Episode #1.3 (2010) ... Rochelle
- Episode #1.2 (2010) ... Rochelle
- Episode #1.1 (2010) ... Rochelle
 2009 Corduroy (Short)
Tess
 2009 National Theatre Live: Phèdre (TV Movie)
Aricia
 2008 Criminal Justice (TV Mini-Series)
Melanie Lloyd / Melanie
- Episode #1.5 (2008) ... Melanie Lloyd
- Episode #1.4 (2008) ... Melanie Lloyd (uncredited)
- Episode #1.3 (2008) ... Melanie Lloyd
- Episode #1.2 (2008) ... Melanie Lloyd (uncredited)
- Episode #1.1 (2008) ... Melanie
 2006 The Four Horsemen (Short)
Woman Priest
 2005 Color Me Kubrick
Lolita (uncredited)
 2005 Isolation
Mary
 2005 3-Minute 4-Play (Short)
Woman
 2005 Stars (Short)
Sophie (voice)
 2004 Love Is the Drug (TV Series)
Lisa Sheerin
- Episode #1.4 (2004) ... Lisa Sheerin
- Episode #1.3 (2004) ... Lisa Sheerin
- Episode #1.2 (2004) ... Lisa Sheerin
- Episode #1.1 (2004) ... Lisa Sheerin
 2004 Capital Letters
Taiwo
 2004 Doctors (TV Series)
Wanda Harrison
- The Replacement (2004) ... Wanda Harrison
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Appeared in Robin Soans "Talking to Terrorists" at the Royal Court Theatre, Jerwood Theatre Downstairs in London, England. See more »

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5' 3" (1.6 m)
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Has an Irish mother and Ethiopian father. See more »

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Big doe-like eyes See more »

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