4 Facts About Ruth Negga

1. Ruth Negga was nominated as 2003's Most Promising Newcomer at the Olivier Awards.

2. Ruth Negga was in a relationship with actor Dominic Cooper beginning in 2010.

3. Ruth Negga appeared as Dame Shirley Bassey in the BBC production Shirley in 2011 and won the IFTA Award for Best Actress for her performance.

4. Ruth Negga made her screen debut in the Irish film Capital Letters, playing the lead role of Taiwo.