Nathalie Emmanuel

  • Birth Name: Nathalie Joanne Emmanuel
  • Birth Place: Southend-on-Sea, Essex, England
  • Profession: Actor
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Fast Facts

  • Started acting as a child, and her breakthrough role came as Young Nala in the original London production of The Lion King in 1999.
  • Got noticed on British TV playing Sasha Valentine on the soap opera Hollyoaks (2006-10).
  • Made film debut in 2012 thriller Twenty8k, which also featured her future Game of Thrones costar Stephen Dillane.
  • First appearance as Missandei on HBO's Game of Thrones came in the third-season premiere, "Valar Dohaeris," in 2013.
  • Credits Game of Thrones role for opening doors to more work in feature films, including Furious 7 (2015) and Fast 8 (2017), the seventh and eighth installments, respectively, of The Fast and the Furious franchise, and Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials (2015) and Maze Runner: The Death Cure (2018), the second and third titles, respectively, in The Maze Runner movie series.

Awards

  • 2017, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 2013, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 2014, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 2015, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 2016, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Nominee

Relationships

  • Louise Emmanuel — Sister

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Details

  • Birth Name: Nathalie Joanne Emmanuel
  • Birth Place: Southend-on-Sea, Essex, England
  • Profession: Actor