Ruth Negga

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Ruth Negga
  • Birth Place: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 1982
  • Profession: Actor
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Ruth Negga 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.
  • Ruth Negga Relationships:
  • Dominic Cooper - Significant Other
  • Ruth Negga Awards:
  • 2004 Olivier Awards: Most Promising Newcomer in an Affiliate Theatre - Nominee
  • 2012 Irish Film & Television Awards: Best Actress in a Supporting Role in Television - Nominee
  • 2012 Irish Film & Television Awards: Best Actress in a Lead Role in Television - Winner
  • 2013 Irish Film & Television Awards: Best Actress in a Supporting Role in Television - Nominee
  • 2007 Irish Film & Television Awards: Best Lead Actress Film - Nominee
  • 2011 Irish Film & Television Awards: Best Actress in a Supporting Role in Television - Nominee
  • 2007 Irish Film & Television Awards: Best Supporting Actress Film - Nominee
  • College:
  • Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland (BA in Acting Studies)

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