Gugu Mbatha-Raw

1983 - Today

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Gugulethu Sophia Mbatha-Raw (; born 21 April 1983) is an English actress. After studying at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, she began acting in British television and stage productions, appearing in the science-fiction series Doctor Who (2007), and went on to appear in Tom Hanks' comedy film Larry Crowne (2011), and the short-lived television series Undercovers (2010) and Touch (2012). Mbatha-Raw's breakthrough came with the British period drama Belle (2013), for which she won the BIFA Award for Best Actress, and the romantic drama Beyond the Lights (2014). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gugu Mbatha-Raw has received more than 8,489,637 page views. Her biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Gugu Mbatha-Raw is the 6,514th most popular actor (down from 6,128th in 2019), the 4,683rd most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 4,077th in 2019) and the 781st most popular British Actor.

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  • 8.5M

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  • 53.64

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 29

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.12

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.83

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Gugu Mbatha-Raw ranks 6,514 out of 10,030Before her are Melissa Auf der Maur, Ana Ortiz, Elyes Gabel, Monica Guerritore, Mammootty, and Jason David Frank. After her are Jack Falahee, Takashi Sorimachi, Kerry Fox, Emilia Fox, Aileen Pringle, and Kim So-yeon.

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Among people born in 1983, Gugu Mbatha-Raw ranks 172Before her are Marwan Kenzari, Arthur Boka, Carolina Klüft, Derek Boateng, Pavel Pogrebnyak, and Elyes Gabel. After her are José Fonte, Yoann Lemoine, Sean Biggerstaff, Juan Manuel Vargas, Cheryl, and Andreas Ivanschitz.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Gugu Mbatha-Raw ranks 4,683 out of 6,924Before her are Terry Paine (1939), Sophie Monk (1979), David Jack (1898), Neil Marshall (1970), Eric Linklater (1899), and Elyes Gabel (1983). After her are Kathy Kirby (1938), John George Children (1777), Grahame Clark (1907), Emilia Fox (1974), Alex James (1901), and Peter Broadbent (1933).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Gugu Mbatha-Raw ranks 781Before her are Benjamin Whitrow (1937), Kevin Whately (1951), Lionel Jeffries (1926), Stephanie Beacham (1947), Sophie Monk (1979), and Elyes Gabel (1983). After her are Emilia Fox (1974), Mel Smith (1952), Sean Biggerstaff (1983), Rory Kinnear (1978), Joan Greenwood (1921), and Olivia d'Abo (1969).

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