Michaela Coel

Michaela Coel

Michaela Ewuraba Boakye-Collinson (born October 1, 1987), known professionally as Michaela Coel, is a Ghanaian-British actress, filmmaker, singer, and composer. She is best known for creating and starring in the E4 sitcom Chewing Gum (2015–2017), for which she won the BAFTA Award for Best Female Comedy Performance; and the BBC One/HBO comedy-drama series I May Destroy You (2020) for which she won the British Academy Television Award for Best Actress in 2021. For her work on I May Destroy You, Coel was the first black woman to win the Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Limited Series, Movie, or Dramatic Special at the 73rd Primetime Emmy Awards. Coel is also known for her work in other Netflix productions, including guest-starring in the series Black Mirror (2016–2017), starring as Kate Ashby in the series Black Earth Rising (2018) and as Simone in the film Been So Long (2018).
    Known for
    Acting
    Place of birth
    Tower Hamlets, London, England
    Birthday
    10/1/1988
Been So Long
Been So Long
5.565
National Theatre Live: Chewing Gum Dreams
National Theatre Live: Chewing Gum Dreams
10
National Theatre Live: Home
National Theatre Live: Home
0
National Theatre Live: Medea
National Theatre Live: Medea
7.5
Monsters: Dark Continent
Monsters: Dark Continent
4.8
Black Panther: Wakanda Forever
Black Panther: Wakanda Forever
7.169
Star Wars: The Last Jedi
Star Wars: The Last Jedi
6.819
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