Georgina Campbell

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Georgina Campbell
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Campbell in 2022
Georgina Alice Campbell

(1992-06-12) 12 June 1992 (age 30)
Maidstone, Kent, England
Alma materRoyal Holloway, University of London (BA)
Years active2009–present

Georgina Alice Campbell (born 12 June 1992) is an English actress and model. She won the 2015 BAFTA TV Award for Best Actress for Murdered by My Boyfriend (2014).[1] Her other television credits include Flowers (2016), Broadchurch (2017), the Black Mirror episode "Hang the DJ" (2017), and Krypton (2018). She starred in the film Barbarian (2022).

Early life and education[edit]

Campbell was born in Maidstone, Kent to a Jamaican father, a police officer, and an English mother, a teacher. She is the second of three daughters. After her parents divorced, she was primarily raised by her mother and stepfather in Dartford.[2]

Campbell graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Film Studies from Royal Holloway, University of London in 2014.[3][4][5]


At 16, Campbell was scouted in the street for her first role as Lucy in the 2009 web series Freak. She had minor roles in series such as Casualty, Holby City, Doctors, and Death in Paradise. Campbell was 22 when she won the BAFTA TV Award for Best Actress for her role as Ashley Jones in the BBC Three television film Murdered by My Boyfriend.

Since 2014, Campbell has starred in the Sky 1 comedy drama After Hours as Jasmine. The first series was directed by Craig Cash and was broadcast in November 2015. She had a lead role in the TV mini-series Tripped (2015), a supporting role in the BBC drama mini-series One of Us (2016) and she appeared in Channel 4 black comedy series Flowers (2016). In 2017, she appeared in the ITV drama series Broadchurch as DC Katie Harford and in Black Mirror, series 4 episode 4, "Hang the DJ", as Amy. In 2018, she began playing Lyta-Zod in Syfy drama series Krypton. In 2019, she appeared in one episode of HBO's His Dark Materials.

In 2022, she starred in the critically acclaimed horror film Barbarian.[6][7]



Year Title Role Notes Ref.
2017 The Ministry of Stories Anthology of Horror Medusa Short film
King Arthur: Legend of the Sword Kay
Canned Georgie Short film
2021 Wildcat Khadija "Kat" Young
Blank Shores Emily Short film
All My Friends Hate Me Fig
2022 Barbarian Tess [7]
2023 Bird Box Barcelona TBA [8][9]


Year Title Role Notes Ref.
2010 Casualty Amy Episode: "Dark Places"
The Cut Kelly 2 episodes
2011–2012 Sadie J Whitney Landon Recurring; 6 episodes
2012 Doctors Abby Hellier Episode: "Crocodile Tears"
One Night Rochelle Miniseries
Holby City Gabby Greendale Episode: "Last Day on Earth"
2013 Death in Paradise Therese Episode: "An Unholy Death"
The Ice Cream Girls Young Serena Gorringe Miniseries
2014 The Dumping Ground Jen Episode: "Finding Frank"
Murdered by My Boyfriend Ashley Jones Television film
Won – BAFTA TV Award for Best Actress
2015 The Ark Aris Television film
Brotherhood Katherine Episode: "Mating"
After Hours Jasmine 6 episodes
Tripped Kate Miniseries
2016 One of Us Anna Miniseries
Flowers Abigail 6 episodes
2017 Broadchurch Detective Constable Katie Harford 8 episodes
Philip K. Dick's Electric Dreams Barbara Episode: "Impossible Planet"
five by five Chloe 2 episodes
Black Mirror Amy Episode: "Hang the DJ" [10]
2018 Krypton Lyta Zod Main role
2019 His Dark Materials Adele Starminster Episode: "The Idea of North"
Cake Paige 3 episodes
Oh Jerome, No Paige 3 episodes
2020 The Pale Horse Delphine Easterbrook Main role; miniseries
Soulmates Miranda Episode: "Little Adventures"
2022 Suspicion Natalie Thompson Main role


Year Title Role Notes Ref.
2009 Freak Lucy Main role; 16 episodes

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Work Result Ref.
2015 RTS Programme Awards Actor – Female Murdered by My Boyfriend Nominated
British Academy Television Awards Best Actress Won [11]
2018 Black Reel Awards Outstanding Actress, TV Movie or Limited Series Black Mirror Nominated


  1. ^ Masters, Tim (11 May 2015). "Crime drama wins big at Bafta TV awards". BBC News. Retrieved 11 May 2015.
  2. ^ Saner, Emine (22 August 2016). "Georgina Campbell: 'I wanted to be an air hostess, not an actor'". The Guardian. Retrieved 21 March 2022.
  3. ^ Khaleeli, Homa (13 May 2015). "Bafta winner Georgina Campbell: 'We wanted it to be truthful and real'". The Guardian. Retrieved 26 March 2018.
  4. ^ Hughes, Sarah (30 October 2015). "Georgina Campbell on TV's lack of diversity". The Independent. Retrieved 26 March 2018.
  5. ^ "Alumni in the news". Higher Online. 4 January 2016. Archived from the original on 3 June 2016. Retrieved 26 March 2018.
  6. ^ Militano, Hannah (5 October 2022). "Georgina Campbell Reaches Scream Queen Status in New Horror Hit 'Barbarian'". Grazia. Retrieved 14 May 2023.
  7. ^ a b Tauer, Kristen (6 September 2022). "Georgina Campbell Embraces Horror in 'Barbarian'". WWD. Retrieved 14 May 2023.
  8. ^ Mitchell, Harriet (9 May 2023). "Netflix confirms new Bird Box movie release date with intense teaser". Digital Spy. Retrieved 11 May 2023.
  9. ^ Hibbs, James (9 May 2023). "Bird Box Barcelona spin-off coming to Netflix – watch the teaser". Radio Times. Retrieved 11 May 2023.
  10. ^ Plaugic, Lizzie (5 January 2018). "The dating-app future of Black Mirror's Hang The DJ doesn't seem that implausible". The Verge. Retrieved 14 May 2023.
  11. ^ "KEY CONTRIBUTOR | Actor Georgina Campbell". BAFTA. Retrieved 14 May 2023.

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