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Naomie Harris

Naomie can be seen in Barry Jenkins’ stunning and critically acclaimed film, Moonlight. This coming-of-age story spans two decades as a young man grows up in the rough world of inner city Miami. Naomie was nominated for a Golden Globe, SAG, BAFTA and Academy Award for her tour de force performance as his mother, who loses her footing.

Naomie reprised her role as ‘Moneypenny’ in Spectre, the 2015 installment of the James Bond franchise, opposite Daniel Craig. She was first seen as ‘Moneypenny’ in Skyfall, directed by Sam Mendes, which won the 2013 BAFTA Film Award for Outstanding British Film and went on to be Sony Pictures’ highest-grossing film ever with a worldwide box office of over $918 million.

In 2018, Harris appeared in the New Line feature film, Rampage, opposite Dwayne, “The Rock” Johnson, and  in Andy Serkis’s Mowgli, for Warner Bros, alongside Benedict Cumberbatch, Christian Bale and Cate Blanchett.

In 2013 she appeared as ‘Winnie Mandela’ in Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom opposite Idris Elba. She was nominated for two London Critics Circle Awards and an NAACP Image Award for her powerful performance.

Further credits include: Collateral Beauty opposite Will Smith, Our Kind of Traitor opposite Ewan McGregor, Antoine Fuqua’s Southpaw opposite Jake Gyllenhaal, The First Grader, Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll, Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest, Miami Vice, After the Sunset, 28 Days Later and the highly acclaimed BBC mini-series, White Teeth.