About Naomie Harris

Naomi Harris is an actress from England. She is popular among the audience from her performance in “Pirates of Caribbean” film series. She has also made an appearance in “Simon and the Witch”, “Spectre”, “No Time to Die” and several other films. Everyone loved her performance in the 2016 film “Moonlight”. For her performance, she was also nominated for several award functions. In her career of over three decades, the forty-four years old actress has made an appearance in over twenty-eight films, thirteen television roles and a few theatres acts. She has also acted as a voiceover artist for two video games.

Quick Info
Full NameNaomie Melanie Harris
Date of Birth6 September 1976
Birth PlaceIslington, London, England
Parent(s)Carmen Harris and Brian Clarke
OccupationActress
Partner(s)Peter Legler (2012)
Net WorthUS $4 million

Early Life

She was born as Naomie Melanie Harris to Carmen Harris and Brian Clarke on 6th September 1976 in Islington. Her mother was a screenwriter as well as a healer while her father was a fashion designer. Harris’ parents separated before her birth, so she was raised by her mother alone and didn’t share any bond with her father. She has two stepsiblings.

She previously attended St Marylebone School and was also studying acting at Anna Scher Theatre. She then attended Woodhouse College after which she transferred into Pembroke College from where she graduated with a social and political science degree. She had also trained at Bristol Old Vic Theatre School.

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Career

In Television

Naomie Harris first appearance in television was as a child actor in the 1987 series “Simon and the Witch”. She played Joye in the series for twelve episodes when she was about eleven years old. She then made an appearance in the 1989 series “Erasmus Microman” as Mille for an episode. In 1992, she played Shuku in the adventure series “Runaway Baby”. She was in the series for seventeen episodes.

Her next television appearance was in the year 1992 as Ami Jackson in “The Tomorrow People” for sixteen episodes. She was not active in television after the series until 2000 when she made a comeback in television from “Dream Team” as Lola Olokwe. In 2002, she was seen in four television acting roles; Tara Gray for an episode of “Trial & Retribution”, Clara for four episodes of “White Teeth”, Maggie Dunn in the television film “The Project” and Romana for two episodes of “Dinotopia”.

She was then seen in the television films, “Poppy Shakespeare” as the lead character, “Small Island” as Hortense Roberts” and “Blood and Oil” as Alice Omuka. Her last television appearance was in the 2010 series “Accused” as Alison Wade. She returned in television role from the ongoing series “The Third Day” as Helen.

In Film

Naomie Harris made her debut in film from a small role as a receptionist in “Crust” in 2001. She was then seen in “Living in Hope” as Ginny and “Anansi” as Carla in 2002. Her first major role in the big screen was in the 2002 horror film “28 Days Later” as Selena. The film received positive responses from both critics and audiences. It grossed over $82 million against a budget of just about $10 million.

She was featured in “Trauma” and “After the Sunset” in 2004. In 2006, she was one of the lead cast members in the 2006 film “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest” as Tia Dalma. She has reprised her roles in other movies of the film series including “Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End”. The “Pirates of Caribbean” film series was a success grossing over $1 billion worldwide.

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In 2006, she was also seen in “Miami Vice” as Trudy Joplin. She was featured in four different films in 2009; “Morris: A Life with Bells On” as Sonja, “Ninja Assassin” as Mika Coretti, “Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll” as Denise and “My Last Five Girlfriends” as Gemma. She was also seen in the James Bond film series’ film “Skyfall” as Eve Moneypenny in 2012.

She played Winnie Mandela, second wife of Nelson Mandela in the biographical film “Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom“. In 2016, she featured in the drama film “Moonlight” as Paula. Her other films include, “Rampage”, “Black and Blue”, “Southpaw”, “The First Grader” and several others.

She will also be featuring in the upcoming films “No Time to Die” and “Venom: Let There Be Carnage”.

 

In Theatre

Naomie Harris played Susan Carter in the 2000 theatre performance of William Rowley’s play “The Witch of Edmonton”. Her next theatre appearance came about eleven years later in 2011 when she featured in “Frankenstein” as Elizabeth Lavenza.

She has also given her voice to the videogame characters in, Paige and Eve Moneypenny in “Fable III” and “007 Legends”.

Awards

In Naomie Harriscareer from 1987 to present, she has been nominated in over twenty award functions including an Academy Awards for “Moonlight”. She has won nine awards for her performance in television and films. She was also honoured with Order of the British Empire for her services to drama. She was appointed as an OBE officer in 2017 by Queen Elizabeth III.

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Personal Life

Naomie Harris is in a relationship with Peter Legler since 2012 but has not been married to him. She also doesn’t have children yet. She has Jamaican/British/Grenadian/Guyanese ancestry.

She takes a plant-based diet to help her cope with adenomyosis pain during periods.

Height and Weight

Naomie Harris is 1.7 meters or five feet and seven inches in height and weighs sixty kilograms.

Social Media

Naomie Harris has over 45k followers in her official Twitter handle @NaomieHarris and over 200k followers in her official Instagram handle @naomieharris.

Net Worth

According to celebritynetworth.com, Naomie Harris has an estimated net worth of over $4 million.

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