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Lashana Rasheda Lynch (born 27 November 1987) is a British actress. She is best known for playing the role of Rosaline Capulet in the ABC period drama series Still Star-Crossed and Maria Rambeau in Captain Marvel.

Lashana Lynch
Lashana Lynch interview 2019.jpg
Lynch in 2019
Born
Lashana Rasheda Lynch[1]

(1987-11-27) November 27, 1987 (age 31)
Hammersmith, London, England, U.K.
NationalityBritish
OccupationActress
Years active2007–present

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Life and careerEdit

Lynch is of Jamaican descent,[2] and was born in Hammersmith, London. She is a graduate of the BA Acting course at ArtsEd drama school in London. She made her film debut in the 2012 drama film Fast Girls.[3][4] She later co-starred in the BBC television film The 7.39.[5] On television, she has appeared in Silent Witness and Death in Paradise, and was a regular cast member on the short-lived BBC comedy Crims in 2015.

In 2016, Lynch was cast as leading character Rosaline Capulet in the American period drama series Still Star-Crossed produced by Shonda Rhimes.[6][7][8] In 2018, she joined the cast of Y as Agent 355.[9]

In 2019, she played fighter pilot Maria Rambeau in the Marvel Cinematic Universe film Captain Marvel, replacing DeWanda Wise.[10][11] She is a member of the cast of Bond 25.[12]

FilmographyEdit

FilmEdit

Year Title Role Notes
2012 Fast Girls Belle Newman
2013 Powder Room Laura
2016 Brotherhood Ashanti
2019 Captain Marvel Maria Rambeau
2020 Bond 25 Nomi Filming

TelevisionEdit

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
2016 Doctors Leah Gattis Episodes: "Nighthawks: Part One", "Nighthawks: Part Two"
2017 Still Star-Crossed Rosaline Capulet
2018–present Bulletproof Arjana Pike 6 episodes
2020 Y Agent 355

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Familysearch.org". Familysearch.org.
  2. ^ Fisher, Gillian (27 February 2014). "Lashana Lynch – interview Dog Days, Theatre 503". Afridiziak. Retrieved 10 March 2019.
  3. ^ Catherine Shoard. "Fast Girls: the Cannes sprint". the Guardian. Retrieved 14 May 2016.
  4. ^ "5 minutes with... Lashana Lynch". BMS World Mission. Retrieved 14 May 2016.
  5. ^ 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.
  6. ^ Nellie Andreeva. "'Still Star-Crossed': ABC Pilot Casts Zuleikha Robinson, Finds Female Lead - Deadline". Deadline. Retrieved 14 May 2016.
  7. ^ 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.
  8. ^ Elizabeth Wagmeister. "'The Catch' Renewed for Season 2; Shondaland's 'Still Star-Crossed' Greenlit - Variety". Variety. Retrieved 14 May 2016.
  9. ^ 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.
  10. ^ Galuppo, Mia (16 March 2018). "Lashana Lynch Replacing DeWanda Wise in 'Captain Marvel' (Exclusive)". Hollywood Report. Retrieved 10 March 2019.
  11. ^ Robinson, Joanna (8 March 2018). "Captain Marvel Breakout Lashana Lynch Is Ready to Take Flight". Vanity Fair. Retrieved 10 March 2019.
  12. ^ Lang, Brent (April 25, 2019). "'Bond 25' Team Reveals Cast, Plot Details, but No Title". Variety. Retrieved April 25, 2019.

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