Nathalie Emmanuel

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Nathalie Emmanuel
Born Nathalie Joanne Emmanuel
(1989-03-02) 2 March 1989 (age 25)
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 on Game of Thrones. Emmanuel's mother is Dominican (from the country of Dominica in the Lesser Antilles) and her father is half St Lucian, half English.

Early life[edit]

Nathalie 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. She 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]

Emmanuel will be appearing in Furious 7.[3]



Year Title Role Notes
2012 Twenty8k Carla
2015 Furious 7 Megan Post-production
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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