Gugu was born in Oxford, England. After Graduating from RADA in 2004 she appeared in TV series Bad Girls, Bonekickers and Doctor Who. In 2013 She starred in Amma Asante's film Belle, playing the eponymous historical character, Dido.Followed by starring in Gina Prince-Bythewood's film Beyond The Lights
EE British Academy Film Awards Nominations Announcement Live Friday 8th January with Gugu and Stephen Fry
EE British Academy Film Awards Nominations Announcement
4 January 2016
Nominations for this year's EE British Academy Film Awards will be announced at 07.35 on Friday 8 January.
Join us from 07.35 to watch the nominations announced live by Stephen Fry and Gugu Mbatha-Raw, followed by an panel discussion about this year's contenders hosted by Zoë Ball. Watch live via our Facebook page: www.facebook.com/bafta
The EE British Academy Film Awards will take place on Sunday 14 February 2016 and will be held for the tenth year at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden and hosted byStephen Fry for the 11th time. Sponsored by EE, the Awards will be broadcast exclusively on BBC One and BBC One HD that evening.