Ruth Negga Celebrity

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Birth Name: Ruth Negga

Birth Place: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Birthday: March 2, 1982,

Profession: Actor

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Fast Facts

  • Born in Ethiopia, she moved to Dublin with her Irish mother after the death of her father in car crash.
  • After auditioning for a role in Neil Jordan's Breakfast on Pluto, Jordan was so impressed that he changed the part especially so she could play it.
  • Only had 8 days to prepare for the title role of Shirley Bassey in BBC drama biopic, Shirley.

Awards

  • 2004, Olivier Awards — Most Promising Newcomer in an Affiliate Theatre: Nominee
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Relationships

  • Dominic Cooper — Significant Other

College

  • Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland (BA in Acting Studies)

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