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Lashana Lynch (born 27 November 1987) is a British actress. She plays the leading role of Rosaline in the ABC period drama series Still Star-Crossed.

Lashana Lynch
Born (1987-11-27) November 27, 1987 (age 31)
Years active2007–present


Life and careerEdit

Lynch has made her film debut in the 2011 drama film Fast Girls.[1][2] She later co-starred in the BBC television film The 7.39.[3] On television, she also has appeared in Silent Witness, Death in Paradise, and was regular cast member on the short-lived BBC comedy Crims in 2015.

In 2016, Lynch was cast as leading character, Rosaline, in the American period drama series Still Star-Crossed produced by Shonda Rhimes.[4][5][6]

Lynch is of Jamaican descent.[7]


Film roles
Year Title Role Notes
2011 Fast Girls Belle Newman
2013 Powder Room Laura
2016 Brotherhood Ashanti
2019 Captain Marvel Maria Rambeau Post-production
Television roles
Year Title Role Notes
2007 The Bill Precious Miller Episode: "Man Down"
2013 Silent Witness Shona Benson Episodes: "Trust: Part 1", "Trust: Part 2"
2014 Atlantis Areto Episode: "Telemon"
The 7.39 Kerry Wright Television film
2015 Death in Paradise Jasmine Laymon Episode 4.6
Crims Gemma Main role
2016 Doctors Leah Gattis Episodes: "Nighthawks: Part One", "Nighthawks: Part Two"
2017 Still Star-Crossed Rosaline Main role
2018–present Bulletproof Arjana Pike 6 Episodes
2020 Y Agent 355 [8]


  1. ^ Catherine Shoard. "Fast Girls: the Cannes sprint". the Guardian. Retrieved 14 May 2016.
  2. ^ "5 minutes with... Lashana Lynch". BMS World Mission. Retrieved 14 May 2016.
  3. ^ Tambay A. Obenson (6 May 2013). "Lashana Lynch Books Role In BBC One's Upcoming 2-part Rom - Shadow and Act". Shadow and Act. Retrieved 14 May 2016.
  4. ^ Nellie Andreeva. "'Still Star-Crossed': ABC Pilot Casts Zuleikha Robinson, Finds Female Lead - Deadline". Deadline. Retrieved 14 May 2016.
  5. ^ Tambay A. Obenson (29 March 2016). "Lashana Lynch Books Lead Role in Shondaland's 'Romeo & Ju - Shadow and Act". Shadow and Act. Retrieved 14 May 2016.
  6. ^ Elizabeth Wagmeister. "'The Catch' Renewed for Season 2; Shondaland's 'Still Star-Crossed' Greenlit - Variety". Variety. Retrieved 14 May 2016.
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  8. ^ Petski, Denise (July 11, 2018). "'Y': Diane Lane To Star In FX Drama Pilot Based On 'Y': The Last Man' Comic Book Series; Barry Keoghan, More Round Out Cast". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved July 11, 2018.

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