Dominique Tipper

Dominique Jade Tipper is a British-Dominican actress, dancer and singer-songwriter. She rose to prominence in her role as Naomi Nagata, the engineer in the SyFy/Amazon Prime Video science fiction television series The Expanse.

Dominique Tipper
Dominique Tipper in 2019
Tipper at the 2019 FedCon
Born (1988-06-24) June 24, 1988 (age 32)[1]
Other namesMiss Tipper
OccupationActress, dancer

Early lifeEdit

Tipper was brought up in Limehouse, East London.[2] As a child, she trained at the O'Farrell Stage and Theatre School and performed in shows at the Hackney Empire.[3]


Tipper in 2012

Until 2012, Tipper performed as a commercial dancer with musical groups and artists. As a solo musician, she has published the promotional single Superstar, among others.[3]

Tipper film roles have included in 2012 as Sarah in the British athletic drama Fast Girls, in 2014 as Gabriela in the fantasy comedy horror Vampire Academy and in the 2015 as Maddie in Austrian science fiction film MindGamers (also known as DxM).[4][5][6] She is best known for her television acting breakthrough in 2015 with her main cast role as Naomi Nagata in the science fiction series The Expanse.[7][8]


Film roles
Year Title Role Notes Ref(s)
2008 Adulthood Student 1 [9]
2012 Fast Girls Sarah [9]
2014 Vampire Academy Guardian Gabriela
2014 Montana Mohawk [9]
2015 MindGamers Maddie
2016 The Girl with All the Gifts Devani [9]
2016 Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Auror 1 [9]
2020 Monday Bastian
Television roles
Year Title Role Notes Ref(s)
2015 Death in Paradise Maz Shipley Episode: "The Perfect Murder"
2015–present The Expanse Naomi Nagata Main role

Video gamesEdit

Video game roles
Year Title Role Notes
2017 Need for Speed Payback Lina Navarro Voice acting


  1. ^ "Dominique Tipper (Biography)". 19 May 2015. Archived from the original on 19 May 2015.
  2. ^ Earnshaw, Helen (18 June 2012). "Dominique Tipper Chats About Fast Girls". Female First. Retrieved 17 May 2015.
  3. ^ a b "Live Music - Miss Tipper". Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 17 May 2015.
  4. ^ "Fast Girls: how the Olympics dream inspired 'the new Chariots of Fire'". The Guardian. 27 May 2012. Retrieved 23 May 2020.
  5. ^ "Dominique Tipper, Wes Chatham, More, Round Out 'The Expanse'". Deadline Hollywood. 29 October 2014. Retrieved 23 May 2020.
  6. ^ "DxM, first look at sci-fi thriller". Screen International - Screendaily. Retrieved 23 May 2020.
  7. ^ Vlessing, Etan (29 October 2014). "Dominique Tipper, Cas Anvar Join Syfy's 'The Expanse'". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 17 May 2015.
  8. ^ "Naomi Nagata". Retrieved 20 July 2020.
  9. ^ a b c d e "Dominique Tipper". British Film Institute. Retrieved 23 May 2020.

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