Gugu was born in Oxford, England, she appeared in TV series Bad Girls, Bonekickers and Doctor Who. In 2013 She starred in Amma Asante's film Belle.Followed by starring in Gina Prince-Bythewood's film Beyond The Lights. Also starred in Jupiter Ascending, Concussion, Free State of Jones, Miss Sloane and Beauty and the Beast.
The annual Charles Finch and Chanel pre-BAFTAs dinner party calls on the industry’s talent to celebrate British film before the awards ceremony. Last night, Greta Gerwig, Gugu Mbatha-Raw and Natalie Dormer joined industry heavyweights Kristin Scott Thomas and Sir Patrick Stewart at London’s Kensington Palace.