Gugu Mbatha-Raw

Gugu Mbatha-Raw

Gugulethu Sophia Mbatha, MBE (born 21 April 1983), known as Gugu Mbatha-Raw, is an English actress.

Working in British television and stage productions, she gained prominence on the Doctor Who series as Tish Jones, sister of Martha Jones. She garnered attention in American productions, beginning with a supporting role in the Tom Hanks comedy Larry Crowne, and starring roles on the short-lived television series Undercovers and Touch. She earned critical acclaim for her performances in the British period drama Belle (2013) and the romantic drama Beyond the Lights (2014), receiving numerous accolade nominations from critics worldwide.

In 2015, Mbatha-Raw premiered the title role in Jessica Swale's play Nell Gwynn, an actress and mistress of King Charles II of England and Scotland. She was nominated for an Evening Standard Theatre Award for Best Actress for her performance. Her performance as Kelly in the critically acclaimed "San Junipero", an episode in season three of the cult anthology series Black Mirror, was highly praised.

YearTitleCharacterRelease Date
2018Fast ColorRuth2018-03-10
2018A Wrinkle in TimeDr. Kate Murry2018-03-09
2018Irreplaceable YouAbbie2018-02-16
2018The Cloverfield ParadoxAva Hamilton2018-02-04
2017August 28: A Day In The Life Of A People2017-08-26
2017Beauty and the BeastPlumette2017-03-17
2016Miss SloaneEsme Manucharian2016-11-25
2016The Whole TruthJanelle2016-10-21
2016Free State of JonesRachel2016-06-24
2015ConcussionPrema Mutiso2015-12-25
2015Jupiter AscendingFamulus2015-02-27
20149 KissesBride2014-12-11
2014Beyond the LightsNoni Jean2014-11-14
2014BelleDido Elizabeth Belle2014-05-01
2014Odd ThomasViola Peabody2014-02-24
2011Larry CrowneTalia2011-06-30
2009All My Dreams on VHSErica2009-09-21
2009Act of GodRose2009-01-01
2008FalloutShanice Roberts2008-07-03
2007StraightheadsYoung PA2007-09-18
2007Dead Clever: The Life and Crimes of Julie BottomleyJessica2007-01-01
2006Born EqualGirl at King's Cross Station2006-12-04
2006Viva BlackpoolPretty Young Woman2006-06-10
2005Walk Away and I StumbleNurse2005-11-14
1970FarmingMs. Dapo
1970Motherless Brooklyn