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Gugu Mbatha-Raw


Gugu, short for Gugulethu which is Zulu for "Our Pride", was born in the John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, England. Her mother, Anne Raw, is a Caucasian English nurse, and her father, Patrick Mbatha, is a Black South African doctor. Her parents separated when she was a year old, and she was brought up by her mother in the town of Witney, ... See full bio »

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 2013 Odd Thomas
Viola Peabody
 2010 Capture Anthologies: Love, Lust and Tragedy (Video)
Erica (segment "All My Dreams On VHS")
 2009 All My Dreams on VHS (Short)
Erica
 2009/II Act of God
Rose
 2008 Lost in Austen (TV Mini-Series)
Pirhana
- Episode #1.4 (2008) ... Pirhana
- Episode #1.1 (2008) ... Pirhana (as Gugu Mbatha Raw)
 2008 Fallout (TV Movie)
Shanice Roberts
 2008 Trial & Retribution (TV Series)
Jenny Miller
- The Box: Part 1 (2008) ... Jenny Miller
 2007 Agatha Christie's Marple (TV Series)
Tina Argyle
- Ordeal by Innocence (2007) ... Tina Argyle (as Gugu Mbatha Raw)
 2007 Closure
Young PA
 2006 Born Equal (TV Movie)
Girl at King's Cross Station (uncredited)
 2006 MI-5 (TV Series)
Jenny
- Episode #5.9 (2006) ... Jenny
- Episode #5.8 (2006) ... Jenny
- Episode #5.7 (2006) ... Jenny
- Episode #5.6 (2006) ... Jenny
- Episode #5.5 (2006) ... Jenny
 2006 Viva Blackpool (TV Movie)
Pretty Young Woman
 2006 Vital Signs (TV Series)
Eve
- Episode #1.5 (2006) ... Eve
- Episode #1.4 (2006) ... Eve
- Episode #1.6 (2006) ... Eve
- Episode #1.3 (2006) ... Eve
- Episode #1.2 (2006) ... Eve
 2005 Walk Away and I Stumble (TV Movie)
Nurse
 2005 Legless (TV Movie)
Beth
 2005 Holby City (TV Series)
Colette Hill
- Overload (2005) ... Colette Hill
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Has performed in the Birmingham Rep's 'Transmissons' new writing season. See more »

Alternate Names:

Gugu Mbatha Raw

Height:

5' 4" (1.63 m)
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Trained at The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art

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Cancer

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I'm still not convinced she's English! cupcakenightmare
Gosh she is so pretty Maddie_07
Another Doctor Who Alum patw_law
Still on 'Touch'? kmaestro27
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Looks likes a younger Victoria Rowell GeneC74
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