Lashana Lynch

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Lashana Lynch
Lashana Lynch interview 2019.jpg
Lynch promoting Captain Marvel in 2019
Born
Lashana Rasheda Lynch[1]

(1987-11-27) November 27, 1987 (age 31)
London, England
NationalityBritish
Alma materArts Educational School
OccupationActress
Years active2007–present

Lashana Rasheda Lynch (born 27 November 1987) is a British actress. She is best known for playing the role of Rosaline Capulet in the ABC period drama series Still Star-Crossed (2017) and Maria Rambeau in Captain Marvel (2019).

Early life[edit]

Lynch is of Jamaican descent,[2] and was born in Hammersmith, London. She is a graduate of the BA Acting course at ArtsEd drama school in London.

Career[edit]

Lynch made her film debut in the 2012 drama film Fast Girls.[3][4] She later co-starred in the BBC television film The 7.39.[5] On television, she has appeared in Silent Witness and Death in Paradise, and was a regular cast member on the short-lived BBC comedy Crims in 2015.

In 2016, Lynch was cast as leading character Rosaline Capulet in the American period drama series Still Star-Crossed produced by Shonda Rhimes.[6][7][8] In 2018, she joined the cast of Y as Agent 355.[9]

In 2019, she played fighter pilot Maria Rambeau in the Marvel Cinematic Universe film Captain Marvel.[10][11] She has been cast as Nomi in No Time to Die, due for release in April 2020.[12]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2012 Fast Girls Belle Newman
2013 Powder Room Laura
2016 Brotherhood Ashanti
2019 Captain Marvel Maria Rambeau
2020 No Time to Die Nomi Filming

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2007 The Bill Precious Miller Episode: "Man Down"
2013 Silent Witness Shona Benson Episodes: "Trust: Part 1", "Trust: Part 2"
2014 Atlantis Areto Episode: "Telemon"
The 7.39 Kerry Wright Television film
2015 Death in Paradise Jasmine Laymon Episode 4.6
Crims Gemma
2016 Doctors Leah Gattis Episodes: "Nighthawks: Part One", "Nighthawks: Part Two"
2017 Still Star-Crossed Rosaline Capulet
2018–present Bulletproof Arjana Pike 6 episodes
2020 Y Agent 355

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Familysearch.org". Familysearch.org.
  2. ^ Fisher, Gillian (27 February 2014). "Lashana Lynch – interview Dog Days, Theatre 503". Afridiziak. Retrieved 10 March 2019.
  3. ^ Catherine Shoard. "Fast Girls: the Cannes sprint". the Guardian. Retrieved 14 May 2016.
  4. ^ "5 minutes with... Lashana Lynch". BMS World Mission. Retrieved 14 May 2016.
  5. ^ Tambay A. Obenson (6 May 2013). "Lashana Lynch Books Role In BBC One's Upcoming 2-part Rom - Shadow and Act". Shadow and Act. Retrieved 14 May 2016.
  6. ^ Nellie Andreeva. "'Still Star-Crossed': ABC Pilot Casts Zuleikha Robinson, Finds Female Lead - Deadline". Deadline. Retrieved 14 May 2016.
  7. ^ Tambay A. Obenson (29 March 2016). "Lashana Lynch Books Lead Role in Shondaland's 'Romeo & Ju - Shadow and Act". Shadow and Act. Retrieved 14 May 2016.
  8. ^ Elizabeth Wagmeister. "'The Catch' Renewed for Season 2; Shondaland's 'Still Star-Crossed' Greenlit - Variety". Variety. Retrieved 14 May 2016.
  9. ^ Petski, Denise (July 11, 2018). "'Y': Diane Lane To Star In FX Drama Pilot Based On 'Y': The Last Man' Comic Book Series; Barry Keoghan, More Round Out Cast". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved July 11, 2018.
  10. ^ Galuppo, Mia (16 March 2018). "Lashana Lynch Replacing DeWanda Wise in 'Captain Marvel' (Exclusive)". Hollywood Report. Retrieved 10 March 2019.
  11. ^ Robinson, Joanna (8 March 2018). "Captain Marvel Breakout Lashana Lynch Is Ready to Take Flight". Vanity Fair. Retrieved 10 March 2019.
  12. ^ Lang, Brent (April 25, 2019). "'Bond 25' Team Reveals Cast, Plot Details, but No Title". Variety. Retrieved April 25, 2019.

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