Naomi Ackie (born 2 November 1992) is an English actress, known for her role as Bonnie on the television series The End of the F***ing World. She is also known for her role as Jannah in the film Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (2019).
Naomi Ackie was born and raised in Walthamstow, London, the daughter of second-generation immigrants from Grenada. Her father was a Transport for London employee and her mother worked for the National Health Service. She is one of three children and has an older brother and sister. She went to Walthamstow School for Girls.
Ackie's breakthrough film role was in Lady Macbeth (2016), for which she won the British Independent Film Award for Most Promising Newcomer in 2017. She subsequently appeared in the films Yardie (2018) and Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (2019). She also landed a main role in the second season of comedy series The End of the F***ing World (2019).
|2015||I Used to Be Famous||Amber||Short film|
|Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker||Jannah|
|2015||Doctor Who||Jen||1 episode ("Face the Raven")|
|2016||The Five||Gemma Morgan||Miniseries (2 episodes)|
|Damilola, Our Loved Boy||Council Worker||Television film|
|2018||Vera||Louise Everitt||1 episode ("Black Ice")|
|The Bisexual||Ruby||5 episodes|
|2019||Cleaning Up||Beth||2 episodes|
|The End of the F***ing World||Bonnie||Main role (season 2)|
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