Nathalie Emmanuel

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Nathalie Emmanuel
Born Nathalie Joanne Emmanuel
(1989-03-02) 2 March 1989 (age 26)
Southend-on-Sea, Essex, England
Occupation Actress
Years active 2006–present

Nathalie Joanne Emmanuel[1] (born 2 March 1989) is an English actress best known for her role as the scribe Missandei on the HBO fantasy series Game of Thrones.

Early life[edit]

Nathalie Emmanuel's mother is Dominican and her father is half Saint Lucian, half English. Emmanuel has a sister, Louise, who was in the 2002 final of Stars in Their Eyes Kids. She attended St Hilda's School, Westcliff from the age of 3 to 11, then moved schools, attending Westcliff High School for Girls from the age of 12.[citation needed]


In 2007, Emmanuel presented the award for "Best R&B Act" at the MOBO Awards alongside Martin Offiah. She also presented an award at the 2008 Urban Music Awards.

Her first major television break came as the star of a summer Vodafone advertisement while she worked at a bank. She also played Nala in the West End production of The Lion King alongside Pippa Bennett-Warner and Dominique Moore. She then later played "Charlie" in the E4 show, Misfits in the first episode of the third season.

In January 2012 Emmanuel presented BBC Three's Websex: What's the Harm?, investigating the online sexual habits of 16~24-year-olds in the UK.

Emmanuel currently plays the role of Missandei in HBO's Game of Thrones.[2] In 2015 she will join the main cast in Season 5.

Emmanuel will be appearing in Furious 7.[3]



Year Title Role Notes
2012 Twenty8k Carla
2015 Furious 7 Megan Ramsey Completed
2015 The Maze Runner: Scorch Trials Harriet Filming


Year Title Role Notes
2006–10 Hollyoaks Sasha Valentine Main cast (17 July 2006 – 13 August 2010)
2008 Hollyoaks Later Sasha Valentine Main cast (Series 1)
2009 Hollyoaks: The Morning After the Night Before Sasha Valentine Main cast
2011 Casualty Cheryl Hallows Episode: "Only Human"
2011 Misfits Charlie Episode: "3.1"
2013–present Game of Thrones Missandei Recurring (Series 3–4), Main cast (Series 5–present)[4]
15 episodes


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