Nathalie Emmanuel

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Nathalie Emmanuel
Born Nathalie Joanne Emmanuel
(1989-03-02) 2 March 1989 (age 25)
Southend-on-Sea, England
Occupation Actress
Years active 2006–present

Nathalie Joanne Emmanuel[1] (born 2 March 1989) is an English actress best known for her role in the Channel 4 soap Hollyoaks as Sasha Valentine, which she played from 2006 to 2010. Emmanuel's mother is Dominican and her father is half St Lucian, half English.


Career[edit]

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]

Emmanuel will be appearing in Fast and Furious 7.[3]

Background[edit]

Emmanuel attended St Hilda's School, Westcliff from the age of 3 to 11. She then moved schools, attending Westcliff High School for Girls from the age of 12. She has a sister, Louise, who was in the 2002 final of Stars in Their Eyes Kids.

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