Gugu Mbatha-Raw


STARmeter
Top 500
Up 75 this week
Gugu Mbatha-Raw was born Gugulethu Sophia Mbatha in the John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, England. Her father, Patrick Mbatha, is a Black South African doctor, and her mother, Anne Raw, is a Caucasian English nurse. Her parents separated when she was a year old, and she was brought up by her mother in the town of Witney, Oxfordshire (she is still ... See full bio »

10 Best Moments From the 2021 Emmys

Check out the funniest acceptance speeches and most moving highlights from the 73rd Primetime Emmy Awards.

Watch the video

2021 Emmy Winners You Need to See

Here are some of our favorite winning shows from television's biggest night, the 73rd Primetime Emmy Awards.

Watch the video

Around The Web

 | 

Provided by Taboola

On Prime Video

Watch on TV

Beauty and the Beast
Mon, Sep 20 8:00 PM PDT on FREFRM (055)
Larry Crowne
Mon, Sep 20 11:35 PM PDT on STARZ (587)

Projects In Development

Details only on IMDbPro »

Editorial Lists

Related lists from IMDb editors

a list of 12 images
updated 09 Feb 2018
 
a list of 9 images
updated 05 Feb 2018
 
a list of 32 images
updated 18 Sep 2017
 
a list of 46 images
updated 25 Aug 2017
 

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 48 people
created 20 Feb 2018
 
a list of 25 people
created 15 May 2019
 
a list of 33 people
created 6 months ago
 
a list of 23 people
created 26 Feb 2020
 
a list of 47 people
created 26 Jan 2017
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Gugu Mbatha-Raw's work have you seen?

User Polls

10 wins & 29 nominations. See more awards »

Photos

Known For

Belle Dido Elizabeth Belle
(2013)
(2014)
Miss Sloane Esme Manucharian
(2016)
(2017)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Actress (51 credits)
  Seacole (filming)
Mary Seacole
  Surface (TV Series) (filming)
 2021 The Girl Before (TV Mini Series) (filming)
Jane
- Episode #1.1 (2021) ... Jane
- Episode #1.4 ... Jane
- Episode #1.2 ... Jane
- Episode #1.3 ... Jane
 2019-2021 The Morning Show (TV Series)
Hannah Shoenfeld
- Episode #2.10 (2021) ... Hannah Shoenfeld
- Episode #2.9 (2021) ... Hannah Shoenfeld
- Episode #2.8 (2021) ... Hannah Shoenfeld
- Episode #2.7 (2021) ... Hannah Shoenfeld
- Episode #2.6 (2021) ... Hannah Shoenfeld
 2021 Loki (TV Series)
Ravonna Renslayer
- For All Time. Always. (2021) ... Ravonna Renslayer
- Journey Into Mystery (2021) ... Ravonna Renslayer
- The Nexus Event (2021) ... Ravonna Renslayer
- Lamentis (2021) ... Ravonna Renslayer
- The Variant (2021) ... Ravonna Renslayer
 2020/I Summerland
Vera
 2020 Misbehaviour
Jennifer Hosten - Miss Grenada
 2020 Come Away
Alice Darling
 2019 Motherless Brooklyn
Laura Rose
 2019 The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance (TV Series)
Seladon
- A Single Piece Was Lost (2019) ... Seladon (voice)
- The Crystal Calls (2019) ... Seladon (voice)
- Prophets Don't Know Everything (2019) ... Seladon (voice)
- By Gelfling Hand... (2019) ... Seladon (voice)
- She Knows All the Secrets (2019) ... Seladon (voice)
 2016-2019 Easy (TV Series)
Sophie
- She's Back (2019) ... Sophie
- Chemistry Read (2016) ... Sophie
 2018 Farming
Ms. Dapo
 2018 Fabled (TV Series)
Dee
 2018 Fast Color
Ruth
 2018 A Wrinkle in Time
Mrs. Murry
 2018 Irreplaceable You
Abbie
 2018 The Cloverfield Paradox
Hamilton
 2017/I Beauty and the Beast
Plumette
 2016 Miss Sloane
Esme Manucharian
 2016 Black Mirror (TV Series)
Kelly Booth
- San Junipero (2016) ... Kelly Booth
 2016/II After the Storm (Short)
Mother
 2016 Free State of Jones
Rachel
 2016 The Whole Truth
Janelle
 2015 Concussion
Prema Mutiso
 2015 Jupiter Ascending
Famulus
 2014 9 Kisses (Short)
Bride
 2014 Beyond the Lights
Noni
 2013 Belle
Dido Elizabeth Belle
 2013 Odd Thomas
Viola Peabody
 2012 Touch (TV Series)
Clea Hopkins
- The Road Not Taken (2012) ... Clea Hopkins (credit only)
- Gyre, Part 2 (2012) ... Clea Hopkins
- Gyre, Part 1 (2012) ... Clea Hopkins
- Tessellations (2012) ... Clea Hopkins
- Music of the Spheres (2012) ... Clea Hopkins
 2010-2012 Undercovers (TV Series)
Samantha Bloom
- The Reason (2012) ... Samantha Bloom
- Dark Cover (2012) ... Samantha Bloom
- The Key to It All (2010) ... Samantha Bloom
- Funny Money (2010) ... Samantha Bloom
- A Night to Forget (2010) ... Samantha Bloom
 2011 Larry Crowne
Talia
 2010 Capture Anthologies: Love, Lust and Tragedy (Video)
Erica (segment "All My Dreams On VHS")
 2009/II Act of God
Rose
 2009 All My Dreams on VHS (Short)
Erica
 2008 Lost in Austen (TV Mini Series)
Pirhana
- Episode #1.4 (2008) ... Pirhana
- Episode #1.1 (2008) ... Pirhana (as Gugu Mbatha Raw)
 2008 Bonekickers (TV Mini Series)
Viv Davis
- Follow the Gleam (2008) ... Viv Davis
- The Lines of War (2008) ... Viv Davis
- The Cradle of Civilisation (2008) ... Viv Davis
- The Eternal Fire (2008) ... Viv Davis
- Warriors (2008) ... Viv Davis
 2008 Fallout (TV Movie)
Shanice Roberts
 2008 Trial & Retribution (TV Series)
Jenny Miller
- The Box: Part 1 (2008) ... Jenny Miller
 2007 Doctor Who (TV Series)
Tish Jones
- Last of the Time Lords (2007) ... Tish Jones
- The Sound of Drums (2007) ... Tish Jones
- The Lazarus Experiment (2007) ... Tish Jones
- Smith and Jones (2007) ... Tish Jones
 2007 Marple (TV Series)
Tina Argyle
- Ordeal by Innocence (2007) ... Tina Argyle (as Gugu Mbatha Raw)
 2007 Closure
Young PA
 2006 Bad Girls (TV Series)
Fidelity Saunders / Fidelity
- Christmas Special (2006) ... Fidelity Saunders
- Episode #8.6 (2006) ... Fidelity
 2006 Born Equal (TV Movie)
Girl at King's Cross Station (uncredited)
 2006 MI-5 (TV Series)
Jenny
- The Criminal (2006) ... Jenny
- Agenda (2006) ... Jenny
- Hostage Takers: Part 2 (2006) ... Jenny
- Hostage Takers: Part 1 (2006) ... Jenny
- The Message (2006) ... Jenny (uncredited)
 2006 Viva Blackpool (TV Movie)
Pretty Young Woman
 2006 Vital Signs (TV Series)
Eve
- Episode #1.6 (2006) ... Eve
- Episode #1.5 (2006) ... Eve
- Episode #1.4 (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
Show Show Producer (1 credit)
Show Show Soundtrack (4 credits)
Show Show Thanks (2 credits)
Show Show Self (50 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (2 credits)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

Appeared in a reading of "Sweeney Agonistes" by T.S. Eliot - Arcola Theatre, London. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Article | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Gugu Mbatha Raw

Height:

5' 4" (1.63 m)

Children:

None

Parents:

Mbatha, Patrick | Raw, Anne
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[on being her own life coach] When I'm facing a hectic schedule, I tell myself, "Come on, Gugs." Sometimes you have to be your own coach. See more »

Trivia:

She was awarded the MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire) in the 2017 Queen's Birthday Honours List for her services to Drama. She is an actress in Oxfordshire, England. See more »

Trademark:

Mole on right side of upper lip

Star Sign:

Taurus

Contribute to This Page



Recently Viewed