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Ruth Negga


Ruth Negga was born on January 7, 1982 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. She is an actress, known for World War Z (2013), Loving (2016) and Warcraft: The Beginning (2016). See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 12 wins & 44 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

World War Z
World War Z W.H.O. Doctor
(2013)
Loving
Loving Mildred
(2016)
Warcraft: The Beginning
(2016)
Preacher
Preacher Tulip O'Hare
(2016-2017)

Filmography

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 2019 Ad Astra (filming)
 2016 Loving
Mildred
 2015 Iona
Iona
 2013-2015 Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (TV Series)
Raina
- S.O.S. Part 1 (2015) ... Raina
- Scars (2015) ... Raina
- Melinda (2015) ... Raina
- Afterlife (2015) ... Raina
 2014 Of Mind and Music
Jessica
 2014 Dark Souls II (Video Game)
Shanalotte (voice)
 2014 Noble
Joan
 2014 The Money (TV Movie)
Erin Foley
 2013 Things He Never Said (Short)
Rachel
 2012 Secret State (TV Mini-Series)
Agnes Evans
- Episode #1.4 (2012) ... Agnes Evans
- Episode #1.3 (2012) ... Agnes Evans
- Episode #1.2 (2012) ... Agnes Evans
- Episode #1.1 (2012) ... Agnes Evans
 2012/I The Samaritan
Iris
 2011 Hello Carter (Short)
Doctor
 2010-2011 Love/Hate (TV Series)
Rosie
- Episode #2.6 (2011) ... Rosie
- Episode #2.5 (2011) ... Rosie
- Episode #2.4 (2011) ... Rosie
- Episode #2.1 (2011) ... Rosie
- Episode #1.4 (2010) ... Rosie
 2011 Shirley (TV Movie)
Shirley Bassey
 2011 El Shaddai: Ascension of the Metatron (Video Game)
Ishtar (voice)
 2010/I Bleach (Short)
Anne
 2010 Jacob (Short)
 2010 The Nativity (TV Mini-Series)
Leah
- Part 4 (2010) ... Leah
- Part 3 (2010) ... Leah
- Part 2 (2010) ... Leah
- Part 1 (2010) ... Leah
 2010 Misfits (TV Series)
Nikki
- Christmas Special (2010) ... Nikki
- Episode #2.6 (2010) ... Nikki
- Episode #2.5 (2010) ... Nikki
- Episode #2.4 (2010) ... Nikki
- Episode #2.3 (2010) ... Nikki
 2010 Five Daughters (TV Mini-Series)
Rochelle
- Episode #1.3 (2010) ... Rochelle
- Episode #1.2 (2010) ... Rochelle
- Episode #1.1 (2010) ... Rochelle
 2009 Corduroy (Short)
Tess
 2009 Phèdre
Aricia
 2008 Criminal Justice (TV Series)
Melanie Lloyd / Melanie
- Episode #1.5 (2008) ... Melanie Lloyd
- Episode #1.4 (2008) ... Melanie Lloyd (uncredited)
- Episode #1.3 (2008) ... Melanie Lloyd
- Episode #1.2 (2008) ... Melanie Lloyd (uncredited)
- Episode #1.1 (2008) ... Melanie
 2006 The Four Horsemen (Short)
Woman Priest
 2005 Color Me Kubrick
Lolita (uncredited)
 2005 Isolation
Mary
 2005 3-Minute 4-Play (Short)
Woman
 2005 Stars (Short)
Sophie (voice)
 2004 Love Is the Drug (TV Series)
Lisa Sheerin
- Episode #1.4 (2004) ... Lisa Sheerin
- Episode #1.3 (2004) ... Lisa Sheerin
- Episode #1.2 (2004) ... Lisa Sheerin
- Episode #1.1 (2004) ... Lisa Sheerin
 2004 Capital Letters
Taiwo
 2004 Doctors (TV Series)
Wanda Harrison
- The Replacement (2004) ... Wanda Harrison
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Personal Details

Other Works:

(1/2003) Stage: Appeared in Jim Nolan's "The Road to Carne" at the Abbey Theatre in Dublin, Ireland. See more »

Publicity Listings:

5 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Height:

5' 3" (1.6 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

Does romantic mean When Harry Met Sally... (1989)? Or does it mean Betty Blue (1986)? The fact that he kills her in the end of "37°2 le matin" is romantic to me. It's a different kind of romance to Sleepless in Seattle (1993), but with the same intentions. See more »

Trivia:

She was born in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, to an Ethiopian father and Irish mother. She was raised in Limerick, Ireland, from the age of four. See more »

Trademark:

Big doe-like eyes See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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