Carmen Ejogo


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Carmen Elizabeth Ejogo was born in Kensington, London, England, to a Nigerian father and a Scottish mother. Her television career began in the United Kingdom in the early 1990s, where she presented the children's series Saturday Disney (1990). Subsequently, she has had an acting career in the United States. She has appeared in Metro (1997) with ... See full bio »

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Selma Coretta Scott King
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Away We Go Grace
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 2020-2021 Your Honor (TV Series)
Lee
- Part Ten (2021) ... Lee
- Part Nine (2021) ... Lee
- Part Eight (2021) ... Lee
- Part Seven (2021) ... Lee
- Part Six (2021) ... Lee
 2020 Dirty Diana (Podcast Series)
Petra
- Amanda & Erika (2020) ... Petra (voice)
- Jada (2020) ... Petra (voice)
- Evie (2020) ... Petra (voice)
- Lux (2020) ... Petra (voice)
- Liz (2020) ... Petra (voice)
 2020 Self Made: Inspired by the Life of Madam C.J. Walker (TV Mini Series)
Addie
- A Credit to the Race (2020) ... Addie
- The Walker Girl (2020) ... Addie
- Bootstraps (2020) ... Addie
- The Fight of the Century (2020) ... Addie
 2019 Rattlesnake
Katrina Ridgeway
 2019 True Detective (TV Series)
Amelia Reardon
- Now Am Found (2019) ... Amelia Reardon
- The Final Country (2019) ... Amelia Reardon
- Hunters in the Dark (2019) ... Amelia Reardon
- If You Have Ghosts (2019) ... Amelia Reardon
- The Hour and the Day (2019) ... Amelia Reardon
 2017 The Girlfriend Experience (TV Series)
Bria Jones
- Relapse (2017) ... Bria Jones
- Citizens First (2017) ... Bria Jones
- Living Like a Tornado (2017) ... Bria Jones
- Moral Inventory (2017) ... Bria Jones
- Negotiation (2017) ... Bria Jones
 2017 Roman J. Israel, Esq.
Maya Alston
 2017 Alien: Covenant
Karine
 2017 It Comes at Night
Sarah
 2016 Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: Snapchat (Short)
Seraphina Picquery
 2016 Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
Seraphina Picquery
 2015 Lego Dimensions (Video Game)
Seraphina Picquery (voice)
 2015 Born to Be Blue
Jane / Elaine
 2014 Selma
Coretta Scott King
 2014 The Purge: Anarchy
Eva Sanchez
 2013 Zero Hour (TV Series)
Rebecca 'Beck' Riley
- Spring (2013) ... Rebecca 'Beck' Riley
- Ratchet (2013) ... Rebecca 'Beck' Riley
- Hands (2013) ... Rebecca 'Beck' Riley
- Escapement (2013) ... Rebecca 'Beck' Riley
- Balance (2013) ... Rebecca 'Beck' Riley
 2012 Alex Cross
Maria Cross
 2012/I Sparkle
Sister
 2012 Whitney Houston & Jordin Sparks: Celebrate (Music Video)
Carmen Ejogo
 2011 Chaos (TV Series)
Fay Carson
- Proof of Life (2011) ... Fay Carson
- Mincemeat (2011) ... Fay Carson
- Deep Cover Band (2011) ... Fay Carson
- Glory Days (2011) ... Fay Carson
- Defending Sophia (2011) ... Fay Carson
 2009 Away We Go
Grace
 2008 Pride and Glory
Tasha
 2008 Law & Order (TV Series)
April Lannen
- Burn Card (2008) ... April Lannen
 2007 M.O.N.Y. (TV Movie)
Francine Tyson
 2007 The Brave One
Jackie
 2006-2007 Kidnapped (TV Series)
Turner
- Resolution (2007) ... Turner
- Acknowledgement (2007) ... Turner
- Mutiny (2007) ... Turner
- Impasse (2007) ... Turner
- Do Unto Others (2007) ... Turner
 2005 Lackawanna Blues (TV Movie)
Alean
 2004 Noel
Dr. Batiste
 2001 What's the Worst That Could Happen?
Amber Belhaven
 2001 Boycott (TV Movie)
Coretta Scott King
 2001 Perfume
Chloe
 2000 Love's Labour's Lost
Maria
 2000 Sally Hemings: An American Scandal (TV Series)
Sally Hemings
 1999 Tube Tales
Girl (segment "Steal Away")
 1998 Colour Blind (TV Mini Series)
Rose-Angela Patterson
- Episode #1.3 (1998) ... Rose-Angela Patterson
- Episode #1.2 (1998) ... Rose-Angela Patterson
 1998 The Avengers
Brenda
 1998/I I Want You
Amber
 1997 Metro
Veronica 'Ronnie' Tate
 1996 Cold Lazarus (TV Mini Series)
Blinda
- Episode #1.4 (1996) ... Blinda
- Episode #1.3 (1996) ... Blinda
- Episode #1.2 (1996) ... Blinda
- Episode #1.1 (1996) ... Blinda
 1986 Absolute Beginners
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4 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)

Spouse:

Jeffrey Wright  (divorced)  (2 children) | See more »

Children:

Wright, Juno | See more »

Parents:

Ejogo, Elizabeth | Ejogo, Charles

Relatives:

Ejogo, Charles (sibling)
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Personal Quote:

I'm playing the president of a wizard association in the new Harry Potter movie, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016). We filmed in England, and it comes out in November. It was very exciting to be part of that legacy and to be part of the expansion of that aesthetic. I mean, on the topic of diversity, there's a whole swath of children who didn't know they could engage in that because ... See more »

Trivia:

Has two children with her now ex-husband Jeffrey Wright: Elijah and Juno Wright. See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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