October 31, 1993
27 years old
Guyana - U.K.
5 ft 5 in | 165 cm
32-23-32 in | 83-58-83 cm
51 kg | 112.5 lbs
8 US | 38.5 EU
Letitia Michelle Wright was born in Georgetown, Guyana, on October 31, 1993, is a Guyanese-British actress.
Young Letitia Wright first started performing in school theater productions.
She made her big screen debut in action drama film Victim (2011) in role as Nyla.
She got her television debut in BBC One medical drama series Holby City (2011) in two episodes: "Tunnel Vision" and "Crossing the Line", in role as Ellie Maynard.
Her breakthrough performance came as Shuri in superhero movie Black Panther (2018) for which she won the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Breakthrough Performance in a Motion Picture and a Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture, also she was nominated for two Teen Choice Awards and a Saturn Award for Best Performance by a Younger Actor.
Surrounded (2021) drama in role as Moses Washington, opposite Jamie Bell, Jeffrey Donovan and Michael Kenneth Williams
Death on the Nile (2021) drama thriller in role as Rosalie Otterbourne, with Armie Hammer, Rose Leslie and Gal Gadot
Sing 2 (2021) animated musical comedy in voice role as Vivace
She played Shuri in superhero films:
Black Panther (2018)
Avengers: Infinity War (2018)
Avengers: Endgame (2019)
She portrayed Reb in science fiction action adventure film Ready Player One (2018), directed by Steven Spielberg.
My Brother the Devil (2012) crime drama opposite James Floyd, Fady Elsayed and Saïd Taghmaoui
Urban Hymn (2015) coming-of-age drama with Shirley Henderson, Ian Hart and Steven Mackintosh
The Commuter (2018) action thriller opposite Liam Neeson, Vera Farmiga and Patrick Wilson
Guava Island (2019) musical with Donald Glover and Rihanna
She was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie for her performance as Nish in dystopian science fiction anthology television series Black Mirror (2017) in episode "Black Museum".
She was nominated for the Chicago Film Critics Association Award and a Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Altheia Jones in anthology film series Small Axe (2020) in episode "Mangrove".
Top Boy (2011) Channel 4 crime drama series in role as Chantelle
Banana (2015) British television series in role as Vivienne Scott
Cucumber (2015) British television series in role as Vivienne Scott
Humans (2016) Channel 4 science fiction series in role as Renie
Attended school in London, England.
Studied acting at Identity School of Acting in East London.
Her family moved to London when she was seven years old.
Has African Guyanese ancestry.
She won the British Academy Film Award for Rising Star Award in 2019.
Likes skateboarding and playing video games.
Good friends with actor Malachi Kirby.
Huge fan of Damien Chazelle's Whiplash (2014).
Lives in North London, England.
There is no information about her boyfriend or affair.