Michaela Coel

Michaela Coel

British actress, writer and director
Michaela Ewuraba Boakye-Collinson, known professionally as Michaela Coel, is a British actress, screenwriter, director, producer and singer.Wikipedia
BornOctober 1, 1987
HometownLondon, England
Height5'5" (1.65m)
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Top Boy’s Adwoa Aboah On How This Season Belongs To The Women

  • “I’m so grateful that this is my first step into the acting world – it’s completely mental and nerve-wracking,” says Adwoa Aboah with a huge grin when we catch up over Zoom. “I couldn’t have wished for a better TV show, not only because I’ve been such a fan of it since the beginning but also just because of what it stands for and the talent that it has celebrated and pushed forward.” The show in question is Netflix’s Top Boy, which has launched the widely celebrated acting careers of Michaela Co

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Emmy Awards 2021: Huge night for UK stars as The Crown and Ted Lasso clean up, and Kate Winslet and Michaela Coel also scoop prizes

British talent has dominated TV's biggest awards night, with stars including Kate Winslet, Ewan McGregor and Michaela Coel honoured - and royal drama The Crown and feel-good football comedy Ted Lasso cleaning up.
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MOVIES & TV SHOWS

I May Destroy You
I May Destroy You
0h 30min
2020
Been So Long
Been So Long
1h 40min
2018
Chewing Gum
Chewing Gum
TV-MA
0h 23min
2016
The Aliens
The Aliens
TV-MA
1h
2016
Black Mirror
Black Mirror
TV-MA
1h
2011
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AWARDS

YearAssociationsCategoryWorkResult
2021Screen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Limited SeriesI May Destroy YouNominated
2021British Academy of Film & Television ArtsWriter: DramaI May Destroy YouWinner
2021British Academy of Film & Television ArtsDirector: FictionI May Destroy YouWinner
2021British Academy of Film & Television ArtsLeading ActressI May Destroy YouWinner
2021Emmy (Primetime)Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited or Anthology Series or MovieI May Destroy YouNominated