Gugu Mbatha-Raw


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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 »

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Belle Dido Elizabeth Belle
(2013)
(2014)
Concussion Prema Mutiso
(2015)
(2017)

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  Seacole (filming)
Mary Seacole
 2021 Loki (TV Series) (filming)
- Episode #1.6 (2021)
- Episode #1.4 (2021)
- Episode #1.5 (2021)
- Episode #1.3 (2021)
- Episode #1.2 (2021)
 2020 Summerland
 2020 Misbehaviour
Jennifer Hosten - Miss Grenada
 2020 Come Away
Adult Alice Littleton
 2019 The Morning Show (TV Series)
Hannah Shoenfeld
- The Interview (2019) ... Hannah Shoenfeld
- Play the Queen (2019) ... Hannah Shoenfeld
- Lonely at the Top (2019) ... Hannah Shoenfeld
- Open Waters (2019) ... Hannah Shoenfeld
- The Pendulum Swings (2019) ... Hannah Shoenfeld
 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 Colour
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 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
 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 Spooks (TV Series)
Jenny
- The Criminal (2006) ... Jenny
- Episode #5.8 (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
 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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Other Works:

Stage play: "Gethsemane" - playing Monique, at the National 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)
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Personal Quote:

[on her rather unorthodox method of getting into character] Different fragrances promote different emotions, and I find that fragrance gets me in the frame of mind for that person. See more »

Trivia:

Attended the Henry Box School and participated at the National Youth Theatre, having been interested in drama, dance, and musical theatre from a young age. See more »

Trademark:

Mole on right side of upper lip See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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