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Georgina Campbell (born 12 June 1992) is a BAFTA award-winning English actress, best known for her television roles in One Night and Murdered by My Boyfriend. Her performance in the latter won her the British Academy Television Award for Best Actress in 2015.[1] In 2017, she starred in the Black Mirror episode "Hang the DJ".

Early life

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

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) and a supporting role in the BBC drama One of Us. 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.

Filmography

Television

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

Year Title Role Notes
2012 One Night Rochelle
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

  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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