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Ruth Negga

Actress Known for her Role in "Preacher"

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Ruth Negga Biography

Ruth Negga is an Ethiopian-Irish actres. Negga made her screen debut in the Irish film "Capital Letters" (2004), playing the lead role of Taiwo. She went on to play the lead role of Mary in "Isolation" (2005).

After seeing Negga act, director Neil Jordan changed the script of "Breakfast on Pluto" so that she could appear in the movie. She has also starred in "Colour Me Kubrick" (2005), with John Malkovich, and the short films "The Four Horsemen," "3-Minute 4-Play" and "Stars."

On television Negga has appeared in "Doctors," "Criminal Justice" and the Irish series "Love Is the Drug." She also played the lead role of Doris "Sid" Siddiqi in the BBC Three series "Personal Affairs," alongside Laura Aikman, Annabel Scholey and Maimie McCoy. Negga also appeared as Dame Shirley Bassey in the BBC production "Shirley" in 2011, and won the IFTA Award for Best Actress for her performance.

Negga's theatre work includes roles in "Duck," "Titus Andronicus" and "Lay Me Down Softly." As of 2007 she began working with the Irish theatrical group Pan Pan Theatre. In 2010, she played Ophelia in the National Theatre's production of "Hamlet."

Negga has also provided voice acting in the video game "Dark Souls II," playing Shanalotte, otherwise known as "the Emerald Herald". Shanalotte is a key character in the game, providing guidance to the player as well as permitting the player to develop their character in exchange for collected souls.

In 2013, it was announced that Negga had been booked for a recurring role as Raina on the American TV series "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." In 2013, she appeared in Steve McQueen's Oscar-winning "12 Years a Slave." In March 2015, Negga was cast in the role of Tulip O'Hare in AMC fantasy drama series "Preacher" and will portray Lady Taria in "Warcraft."

For her portrayal of Mildred Loving in Loving, Negga was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress, Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama, Independent Spirit Award for Best Female Lead, Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Actress and won an Irish Film and Television Award for Best Actress, and she was nominated for the BAFTA Rising Star Award. In 2020, she was ranked number 10 on The Irish Times list of Ireland's greatest film actors. In February 2021, it was announced that Negga will star in and executive produce a limited drama series about legendary Jazz age performer and civil rights activist Josephine Baker.

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    Our experienced booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure speakers like Ruth Negga for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment since 2002. Click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page to check availability for Ruth Negga, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get speaking fee information and check availability for Ruth Negga or any other speaker of your choice.
  • What are the speaker fees for Ruth Negga

    Speaking fees for Ruth Negga, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. The estimated fees to book Ruth Negga are available upon request for live events and available upon request for virtual events. For the most current speaking fee to hire Ruth Negga, click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak directly with an experienced booking agent.
  • What topics does Ruth Negga speak about?

    Ruth Negga is a keynote speaker and industry expert whose speaking topics include Actors, Television Personalities.
  • Where does Ruth Negga travel from?

    Ruth Negga generally travels from Los Angeles, CA, USA, but can be booked for private corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances across the country.
  • Who is Ruth Negga’s agent?

    AAE Speakers Bureau has successfully booked keynote speakers like Ruth Negga for clients worldwide since 2002. As a full-service speaker booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Please click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page including the details of your event, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Ruth Negga for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service speaker booking agency?

    AAE Speakers Bureau is a full-service speaker booking agency, meaning we can completely manage the speaker’s or celebrity’s engagement with your organization from the time of booking your speaker through the event’s completion. We provide all of the services you need to host Ruth Negga or any other speaker of your choice, including offer negotiation, contractual assistance, accounting and billing, and event speaker travel and logistics services. When you book a speaker with us, we manage the process of hosting a speaker for you as an extension of your team. Our goal is to give our clients peace of mind and a best-in-class service experience when booking a speaker with us.
  • Why is AAE Speakers Bureau different from other booking agencies?

    If you’re looking for the best, unbiased speaker recommendations, paired with a top-notch customer service experience, you’re in the right place. At AAE Speakers Bureau, we exclusively represent the interests of our clients - professional organizations, companies, universities, and associations. We intentionally do not represent the speakers we feature or book. That is so we can present our clients with the broadest and best performing set of speaker options in the market today, and we can make these recommendations without any obligation to promote a specific speaker over another. This is why when our agents suggest a speaker for your event, you can be assured that they are of the highest quality with a history of proven success with our other clients.
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Actress Known for her Role in "Preacher"

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Ruth Negga Biography

Ruth Negga is an Ethiopian-Irish actres. Negga made her screen debut in the Irish film "Capital Letters" (2004), playing the lead role of Taiwo. She went on to play the lead role of Mary in "Isolation" (2005).

After seeing Negga act, director Neil Jordan changed the script of "Breakfast on Pluto" so that she could appear in the movie. She has also starred in "Colour Me Kubrick" (2005), with John Malkovich, and the short films "The Four Horsemen," "3-Minute 4-Play" and "Stars."

On television Negga has appeared in "Doctors," "Criminal Justice" and the Irish series "Love Is the Drug." She also played the lead role of Doris "Sid" Siddiqi in the BBC Three series "Personal Affairs," alongside Laura Aikman, Annabel Scholey and Maimie McCoy. Negga also appeared as Dame Shirley Bassey in the BBC production "Shirley" in 2011, and won the IFTA Award for Best Actress for her performance.

Negga's theatre work includes roles in "Duck," "Titus Andronicus" and "Lay Me Down Softly." As of 2007 she began working with the Irish theatrical group Pan Pan Theatre. In 2010, she played Ophelia in the National Theatre's production of "Hamlet."

Negga has also provided voice acting in the video game "Dark Souls II," playing Shanalotte, otherwise known as "the Emerald Herald". Shanalotte is a key character in the game, providing guidance to the player as well as permitting the player to develop their character in exchange for collected souls.

In 2013, it was announced that Negga had been booked for a recurring role as Raina on the American TV series "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." In 2013, she appeared in Steve McQueen's Oscar-winning "12 Years a Slave." In March 2015, Negga was cast in the role of Tulip O'Hare in AMC fantasy drama series "Preacher" and will portray Lady Taria in "Warcraft."

For her portrayal of Mildred Loving in Loving, Negga was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress, Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama, Independent Spirit Award for Best Female Lead, Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Actress and won an Irish Film and Television Award for Best Actress, and she was nominated for the BAFTA Rising Star Award. In 2020, she was ranked number 10 on The Irish Times list of Ireland's greatest film actors. In February 2021, it was announced that Negga will star in and executive produce a limited drama series about legendary Jazz age performer and civil rights activist Josephine Baker.

Ruth Negga Videos

  • Ruth Negga on portraying Mildred Loving in LOVING
    Ruth Negga talks to film critic Shawn Edwards about portraying Mildred Loving in LOVING.
  • Ruth Negga: Shy People Can Act, Too
    'Preacher' star Ruth Negga explains why introverted people, while shy, still crave the limelight.

FAQs on booking Ruth Negga

  • How do I book Ruth Negga to speak at my event?

    Our experienced booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure speakers like Ruth Negga for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment since 2002. Click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page to check availability for Ruth Negga, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get speaking fee information and check availability for Ruth Negga or any other speaker of your choice.
  • What are the speaker fees for Ruth Negga

    Speaking fees for Ruth Negga, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. The estimated fees to book Ruth Negga are available upon request for live events and available upon request for virtual events. For the most current speaking fee to hire Ruth Negga, click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak directly with an experienced booking agent.
  • What topics does Ruth Negga speak about?

    Ruth Negga is a keynote speaker and industry expert whose speaking topics include Actors, Television Personalities.
  • Where does Ruth Negga travel from?

    Ruth Negga generally travels from Los Angeles, CA, USA, but can be booked for private corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances across the country.
  • Who is Ruth Negga’s agent?

    AAE Speakers Bureau has successfully booked keynote speakers like Ruth Negga for clients worldwide since 2002. As a full-service speaker booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Please click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page including the details of your event, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Ruth Negga for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service speaker booking agency?

    AAE Speakers Bureau is a full-service speaker booking agency, meaning we can completely manage the speaker’s or celebrity’s engagement with your organization from the time of booking your speaker through the event’s completion. We provide all of the services you need to host Ruth Negga or any other speaker of your choice, including offer negotiation, contractual assistance, accounting and billing, and event speaker travel and logistics services. When you book a speaker with us, we manage the process of hosting a speaker for you as an extension of your team. Our goal is to give our clients peace of mind and a best-in-class service experience when booking a speaker with us.
  • Why is AAE Speakers Bureau different from other booking agencies?

    If you’re looking for the best, unbiased speaker recommendations, paired with a top-notch customer service experience, you’re in the right place. At AAE Speakers Bureau, we exclusively represent the interests of our clients - professional organizations, companies, universities, and associations. We intentionally do not represent the speakers we feature or book. That is so we can present our clients with the broadest and best performing set of speaker options in the market today, and we can make these recommendations without any obligation to promote a specific speaker over another. This is why when our agents suggest a speaker for your event, you can be assured that they are of the highest quality with a history of proven success with our other clients.

Ruth Negga is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Ruth Negga for your event is available upon request. Ruth Negga generally travels from Los Angeles, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Genevieve O'Reilly, Olivia Colman, Abigail Cowen, Sadie Sink and Emily Rudd. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Ruth Negga for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Ruth Negga Speaker Videos

  • Ruth Negga on portraying Mildred Loving in LOVING
    Ruth Negga talks to film critic Shawn Edwards about portraying Mildred Loving in LOVING.
    Ruth Negga: Shy People Can Act, Too
    'Preacher' star Ruth Negga explains why introverted people, while shy, still crave the limelight.

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

If you are the talent and wish to request a profile update or removal from our online directory, please submit a profile request form.

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