Nathalie Emmanuel

Active - 2012 - 2020  |   Born - Mar 2, 1989 in Southend-on-Sea, Essex, England  |  

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  • 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.