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Naomi Ackie        

Actress Known for "The End of the F***ing World" & "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker"

Naomi Ackie is a British actress who made her television debut in 2015 as Jen in the "Doctor Who" episode "Face the Raven." She received critical acclaim and the 2020 British Academy Television Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Bonnie on the television dark comedy-drama series "The End of the F*ing World." Ackie is also well-known for her role as Jannah in the film Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. In 2021, she secured a main role in the third season of "Master of None."

Her breakthrough film role was in Lady Macbeth in 2016, earning her the British Independent Film Award for Most Promising Newcomer the following year. She undertook the role of a school inspector in "Education," a component of the anthology film series "Small Axe." In 2022, Ackie garnered significant praise for her portrayal of American singer Whitney Houston in the biographical film I Wanna Dance with Somebody.

Continuing her prosperous career trajectory, Ackie has several upcoming projects, including the films Pussy Island and Mickey 17. She also confirmed her appearance in Bong Joon Ho's next film at Warner Bros. Her captivating performances have earned her a plethora of awards, including the Trophée Chopard for Female Revelation of the Year in 2023, and a nomination for the EE Rising Star Award at the British Academy Film Awards.

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