Georgina Campbell

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Georgina Campbell
Born (1992-06-12) 12 June 1992 (age 26)
Maidstone, Kent, England
Occupation Actress
Years active 2009-present
Awards BAFTA award for Best Actress (2015)

Georgina Campbell (born 12 June 1992) is an English actress. 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).

Early life[edit]

Campbell was born in Maidstone, Kent, England.[2] Her father, who is of Jamaican descent, is black, and her mother is white.[3]

Campbell attended Royal Holloway, University of London.[4] She graduated in 2014 with a degree in film studies.[5][6]

Career[edit]

Campbell’s first role came in 2009 playing lead role Lucy in online drama Freak. After previously having minor roles in series such as Casualty, Holby City, Doctors and Death in Paradise as Campbell won BAFTA TV Award for Best Actress for her role as Ashley Jones in Murdered by My Boyfriend in 2014.

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 One of Us and in 2016 appeared in Channel 4 black comedy series Flowers. 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 Krypton.

Filmography[edit]

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2009 Freak Lucy Lead; 16 episodes
2010 Casualty Amy Episode: "Dark Places"
2010 The Cut Kelly 2 episodes
2011–2012 Sadie J Whitney Landon Recurring; 6 episodes
2012 Doctors Abby Hellier Episode: "Crocodile Tears"
2012 One Night Rochelle Mini series
2012 Holby City Gabby Greendale Episode: "Last Day on Earth"
2013 Death in Paradise Therese Episode: "An Unholy Death"
2013 Ice Cream Girls Young Serena Gorringe Mini series
2014 The Dumping Ground Jen Episode: "Finding Frank"
2014 Murdered by My Boyfriend Ashley Jones TV movie

Won – BAFTA TV Award for Best Actress

2015 The Ark Aris TV movie
2015 Brotherhood Katherine Episode: "Mating"
2015 After Hours Jasmine 6 episodes
2015 Tripped Kate Mini series
2016 One Of Us Anna Mini series
2016 Flowers Abigail 6 episodes
2017 Broadchurch Detective Constable Katie Harford 8 episodes
2017 Black Mirror Amy Episode: "Hang the DJ"
2017 Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams Barbara Episode: "Impossible Planet"
2018 Krypton Lyta Zod

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2017 The Ministry of Stories Anthology of Horror Medusa Short film
2017 King Arthur: Legend of the Sword Kay
2017 Canned Georgie Short film

References[edit]

  1. ^ Masters, Tim (11 May 2015). "Crime drama wins big at Bafta TV awards". BBC News. Retrieved 11 May 2015.
  2. ^ Higgins, Michelle (April 17, 2017). "Bafta winner Georgina Campbell - who's playing a 'headstrong' detective in Broadchurch series three". The Sun. Retrieved March 26, 2018.
  3. ^ Urwin, Rosamund (25 April 2016). "Georgina Campbell says acting is 100 per cent too posh". Evening Standard. Retrieved 26 March 2018.
  4. ^ Khaleeli, Homa (2015-05-13). "Bafta winner Georgina Campbell: 'We wanted it to be truthful and real'". The Guardian. Retrieved 2018-03-26.
  5. ^ Hughes, Sarah (2015-10-30). "Georgina Campbell on TV's lack of diversity". The Independent. Retrieved 2018-03-26.
  6. ^ "Alumni in the news". Higher Online. 4 January 2016. Archived from the original on June 3, 2016. Retrieved 2018-03-26.

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