Gugu
Mbatha-Raw

Gugu was named best actress at 2014 British Independent Film Awards for her portrayal of Dido Elizabeth Belle.

Gugu was awarded an MBE in June 2017. 

Gugu was one of 2014 nominees for the BAFTA EE Rising Star Award. 

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Film

Mary Seacole 
Director Charlie Stratton
Jennifer Hosten 
Director Philippa Lowthorpe
Pathe
Alice Littleton 
Director Brenda Chapman
Fred Films, Yoruba Saxon Productions
Vera 
Director Jessica Swale
Laura Rose 
Director Edward Norton
Warner Brothers
Ms Dapo 
Director Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje
Hanyway Films
Ruth 
Producer Jordan Horowitz, Mickey Liddell, Pete Shilaimon
Director Julia Hart
LD Entertainment, Original Headquarter
Abbie 
Director Stephanie Laing
Netflix
Dr. Kate Murry 
Director Ava DuVernay
Ava 
Director Julius Onah
Esme Manucharian 
Producer Kris Thykier
Director John Madden
Writer Jonathan Perera
Archery Pictures
Mother 
Producer David Oyelowo, Jessica Oyelowo, Jenna Pfefferle
Director Jessica Oyelowo
Rachel 
Director Gary Ross
Larger Than Life Productions
Plumette 
Director Bill Condon
Disney
Prema Mutiso 
Producer Elizabeth Cantillon, Ridley Scott, David Crockett, Giannina Facio, Michael Schaefer, Larry Shuman, David Wolthoff
Director Peter Landesman
Scott Free Productions
Janelle 
Director Courtney Hunt
Writer Nicholas Kazan
Film Nation Entertainment
Palm Star Entertainment
Noni 
Director Gina Prince-Bythewood
Relativity
Famulus 
Director Lana Wachowski & Andy Wachowski
Starring
  • Channing Tatum
  • Sean Bean
  • Mila Kunis
  • Sloane Square Films Ltd
    Belle
    Best Actress: British Independent Film Awards 2014
    Belle 
    Director Amma Asante
    Fox Searchlight
    Head Gear Films
    Viola 
    Director Stephen Sommers
    Fusion Films
    Talia 
    Director Tom Hanks
    Universal
    Playtone
    Woman At Kings Cross 
    Director Dominic Savage
    BBC Films
    Rose 
    Director Ezna Sands/Sean Faughnan
    AOG Films Ltd
    Young P.A. 
    Director Dan Reed
    Straightheads Ltd

    Television

    Hannah Shoenfeld 
    Director Mimi Leder, David Frankel, Lynn Shelton
    Apple TV
    Kelly 
    Creator Charlie Brooker
    Director Owen Harris
    Netflix
    Gugu 
    Creator Joe Swanberg
    Director Joe Swanberg
    Netflix
    Clea Hopkins 
    Director Francis Lawrence
    Writer Tim Kring
    20th Century Fox Television
    Samantha 
    Director JJ Abrams
    Bonanza Productions for NBC
    Vivien 
    Director Sarah O'Gorman/Nick Hurran
    BBC
    Piranha 
    Director Dan Zeff
    Mammoth Screen
    Shanice 
    Director Ian Rickson
    Writer Roy Williams
    Company Television for Channel 4
    Jenny Miller 
    Director Alex Pillai
    La Plante Productions
    Ruth 
    Director Nick Hurran
    Granada
    Tina 
    Director Moria Armstrong
    LWT
    Tish 
    Director Charlie Palmer
    BBC
    Jessica 
    Director Dearbhla Walsh
    LWT
    Jenny 
    Director Various
    Kudos Television
    Fidelity Morgan 
    Director Laurence Moody
    Shed Productions
    Eve 
    Director Charlie Palmer
    Tiger Aspect
    Beth 
    Director Matt Greenhold
    Red Productions

    Theatre

    Nell Gwynn 
    Director Christopher Luscombe
    Writer Jessica Swale
    Wanda 
    Producer Almedia Theatre
    Director Michael Attenborough
    Monique Santaniello 
    Producer National Theatre
    Director Howard Davies
    Various 
    Producer Almedia/Sydney
    Director Michael Attenborough
    Ophelia 
    Producer West End/Broadway
    Director Michael Grandage
    Donmar Warehouse
    Juliet 
    Producer Royal Exchange
    Director Jacob Murray
    Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester
    Octavia/Iras 
    Producer Royal Exchange
    Director Braham Murray
    Producer Birmingham Rep
    Director Ben Paine
    Moni 
    Producer Birmingham Rep
    Director Paul Jepson
    Celia 
    Producer Northcott Exeter
    Director Ben Crocker