Gugu Mbatha-Raw

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

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

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Easy (2016)
Guest starring as Sophie
Touch (2012)
Starring as Clea Hopkins (12 episodes)
Black Mirror (2011)
Guest starring as Kelly
Undercovers (2010)
Starring as Samantha Bloom
Bonekickers (2008)
Starring as Viv Davis
Doctor Who (2005)
Guest starring as Tish Jones (4 episodes)