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Ruth Negga was born in 1982 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. She is an actress, known for World War Z (2013), Warcraft: The Beginning (2016) and The Samaritan (2012). See full bio »

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2 wins & 9 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

World War Z
World War Z W.H.O. Doctor
(2013)
Warcraft: The Beginning
(2016)
The Samaritan
(2012)

Filmography

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 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
 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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Personal Details

Other Works:

Appeared as 'Antigone' in Seamus Heaney's adaptation of "The Burial at Thebes" at the Abbey Theatre in Dublin, Ireland. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Article | See more »

Height:

5' 3" (1.6 m)
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Personal Quote:

I like working with people who are kind, above all else. I don't really want to work with someone who will manipulate me. The idea that you must treat actors a certain way in order to get a performance out of them kind of disturbs me, and it's disregarding what we do. Our job is to do our job. I don't believe that directors need to essentially manipulate actors into doing things. You can suffer ... See more »

Trivia:

She was born in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, to an Ethiopian father and Irish mother. She was raised in Limerick, Ireland from the age of four. See more »

Trademark:

Big doe-like eyes See more »

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Reminds me of...... chrryrd72
Ruth's Last Name: Negga TheHG
obviously the most beautiful creature ever created funisfun26
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. shawnmattock441
She looks like Maya Rudolph clashdudette87
Is it just me, or... crystaltokyo
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