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Letitia Wright      

Actress Known for "Black Panther" & "Ready Player One"

Letitia Wright is a Guyanese-British actress. Beginning her professional career in 2011, she has played roles in several British TV series, including "Top Boy", "Coming Up", "Chasing Shadows", "Humans", "Doctor Who", and the "Black Mirror" episode "Black Museum"; for the latter she received a Primetime Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie.

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts named Wright among the 2015 group of BAFTA Breakthrough Brits for her role in the award-winning film Urban Hymn. In 2018, she achieved global recognition for her portrayal of Shuri in the Marvel Cinematic Universe film Black Panther. She reprised the role in Avengers: Infinity War and Avengers: Endgame. In 2019, she received the BAFTA Rising Star Award. Also in 2018, Wright appeared as Reb in Steven Spielberg's film adaptation of the 2011 science-fiction novel Ready Player One. Wright features as one of the cameos in Drake's music video for "Nice for What".

Wright has been vocal about her struggles with depression. Wright credits her faith for helping her overcome her depression, which she discovered after attending a London actors' Bible study meeting.

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Black Panther Star Letitia Wright Might Be the Next Leonardo DiCaprio

Letitia Wright, star of AMC's Humans—which returns for a second season Monday—is one of the most promising actresses of her generation, at least if you  ...

'Black Panther' Adds 'Ready Player One's' Letitia Wright | Variety

Newcomer Letitia Wright has joined Marvel's "Black Panther" starring Chadwick Boseman.

TV News Roundup: 'Colony' Season 2 Premiere Date, 'Humans'

... season, including Carrie-Anne Moss (“The Matrix”), Sam Palladio (“Nashville”), Marshall Allman (“True Blood”), Sonya Cassidy (“The Paradise”), Letitia Wright ...

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