Ruth Negga

Ruth Negga (born 7 January 1982) is an Ethiopian-born Irish actress. She appeared in Irish films and has also played roles in television, such as in the BBC’s mini-series Criminal Justice, RT??’s Love/Hate, E4’s Misfits, and ABC’s Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.. In 2016, she began a starring role as Tulip O’Hare in AMC’s Preacher.For her portrayal of Mildred Loving in Loving (2016), Negga was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress, Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama, Independent Spirit Award for Best Female Lead and Critics’ Choice Movie Award for Best Actress, as well as the BAFTA Rising Star Award.