Cush Jumbo


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Cush Jumbo is a British Actress and Writer best known for playing Lucca Quinn in The Good Wife. She was Olivier nominated for the role of Marc Anthony in Phyllida Lloyd's all female production of Julius Caesar (Donmar Warehouse/St Anns Warehouse NYC) and won an Evening Standard Award for writing and starring in Josephine and I, a one woman show ... See full bio »

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The Good Wife Lucca Quinn
(2015-2016)
City of Tiny Lights Melody Chase / Laura
(2016)
Remainder Catherine
(2015)
Vera DC Bethany Whelan
(2012-2016)

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 2017-2021 The Good Fight (TV Series)
Lucca Quinn
- Episode #5.1 (2021) ... Lucca Quinn
- The Gang Offends Everyone (2020) ... Lucca Quinn
- The Gang Goes to War (2020) ... Lucca Quinn
 2021 The Beast Must Die (TV Series)
Frances Cairnes
- Episode #1.5 (2021) ... Frances Cairnes
- Episode #1.4 (2021) ... Frances Cairnes
- Episode #1.3 (2021) ... Frances Cairnes
- Episode #1.2 (2021) ... Frances Cairnes
- Episode #1.1 (2021) ... Frances Cairnes
 2020 Trying (TV Series)
Jane
- Someone Else's Kids (2020) ... Jane
- The Ex-Girlfriend (2020) ... Jane
 2020 The Postcard Killings
Dessie Lombard
 2020 Deadwater Fell (TV Mini Series)
Jess Milner
- Episode #1.4 (2020) ... Jess Milner
- Episode #1.3 (2020) ... Jess Milner
- Episode #1.2 (2020) ... Jess Milner
- Episode #1.1 (2020) ... Jess Milner
 2016 City of Tiny Lights
Melody Chase / Laura
 2015-2016 The Good Wife (TV Series)
Lucca Quinn
- End (2016) ... Lucca Quinn
- Verdict (2016) ... Lucca Quinn
- Party (2016) ... Lucca Quinn
- Landing (2016) ... Lucca Quinn
- Unmanned (2016) ... Lucca Quinn
 2012-2016 Vera (TV Series)
DC Bethany Whelan
- Dark Road (2016) ... DC Bethany Whelan
- Shadows in the Sky (2015) ... DC Bethany Whelan
- Muddy Waters (2015) ... DC Bethany Whelan
- Old Wounds (2015) ... DC Bethany Whelan
- Changing Tides (2015) ... DC Bethany Whelan
 2015 Remainder
Catherine
 2010-2012 Getting On (TV Series)
Damaris Clarke
- Episode #3.4 (2012) ... Damaris Clarke
- Episode #3.3 (2012) ... Damaris Clarke
- Episode #3.2 (2012) ... Damaris Clarke
- Episode #3.1 (2012) ... Damaris Clarke
- Episode #2.5 (2010) ... Damaris Clarke
 2012 She Stoops to Conquer
Miss Neville
 2011 The Inbetweeners
Check In Woman
 2010 Lip Service (TV Series)
Becky
- Episode #1.6 (2010) ... Becky
- Episode #1.5 (2010) ... Becky
- Episode #1.4 (2010) ... Becky
- Episode #1.3 (2010) ... Becky
- Episode #1.2 (2010) ... Becky
 2009 Casualty (TV Series)
Zara Finchley
- Every Breath You Take (2009) ... Zara Finchley
 2009 Torchwood (TV Series)
Lois Habiba
- Children of Earth: Day Five (2009) ... Lois Habiba
- Children of Earth: Day Four (2009) ... Lois Habiba
- Children of Earth: Day Three (2009) ... Lois Habiba
- Children of Earth: Day Two (2009) ... Lois Habiba
- Children of Earth: Day One (2009) ... Lois Habiba
 2008 Harley Street (TV Series)
Hannah
- Episode #1.6 (2008) ... Hannah
- Episode #1.5 (2008) ... Hannah
- Episode #1.4 (2008) ... Hannah
- Episode #1.3 (2008) ... Hannah
- Episode #1.2 (2008) ... Hannah
 2007 My Family (TV Series)
Girlfriend
- Dutch Art and Dutch Courage (2007) ... Girlfriend
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(Actor) (Genre: Mystery & Suspense) Starred in Vera as DC Bethany Whelan, season 2, E2, "Rotten Tomatoes" air date Nov 15, 2012 through season 6, E1, "Dark Road" air date Jan 31, 2016. See more »

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5' 7" (1.7 m)
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The origin of her unusual name stemmed from her parents, a British mother and a Nigerian father, both of whom loved biblical/historical names. Cush was derived from the ancient King Kush of Egypt coupled with her father's name, Jumbo. See more »

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