Zawe Ashton

Zawe Ashton

Zawe Ashton is an English actress, playwright, director, and narrator best known for her roles in Channel 4 comedy dramas Fresh Meat and Not Safe for Work and her portrayal of Joyce Carol Vincent in Dreams of a Life. Other credits include the feature films Blitz and St. Trinian’s 2: The Legend of Fritton’s Gold. She was also shortlisted in the Verity Bargate Award in 2007 for her awesome acting in “Harm’s Way”. In June 2010, she won the 2nd prize at the Lan Charleson Awards for her classical performance in Salome. In October 2012, she won the “Ultimate Newcomer” trophy by Cosmopolitan magazine at their Women of the Year.

Zawe’s mom, who landed in England as a young person, is initially from Uganda, while her dad is an Englishman. Her late granddad Paulo Muwanga, who kicked the bucket at 97 years old, filled in as both president and PM.

The model started her vocation in the late 1990s. She showed up on BBC 2 Science in real life as one of the three inquisitive kids. Her TV work incorporates Holby City, Casualty, The Crust, The Bill, NCS: Manhunt, and Misfits. She featured in the Channel 4 parody Fresh Meat in 2011, filling the role of God.

She will join the Marvel Cinematic Universe with a role in The Marvels, expected in 2022.

Zawe Ashton Bio

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