Fast Facts

  • Mother is Jamaican; father is Trinidadian.
  • Started taking acting classes at age 7 at the Anna Scher Theatre in North London.
  • Made her acting debut in the BBC series Simon and the Witch when she was 10.
  • Graduated from Cambridge with a degree in Social and Political Science.
  • Reunited with her 28 Days Later director Danny Boyle for Frankenstein at the National Theatre in 2011.


  • 2007, BAFTA Film Awards — Rising Star Award: Nominee


  • Lisselle Kayla — Mother


  • University of Cambridge, Pembroke College, Cambridge, England (1998); Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, Bristol, England

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  • Birth Name: Naomie Melanie Harris
  • Birth Place: London, England
  • Profession: Actor

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