Gugulethu Sophia Mbatha is a British stage and film actress from oxford England. She gained prominence in a recurring role on Doctor Who, playing Tish Jones. She later garnered attention in American productions, beginning with a supporting role in the Tom Hanks comedy Larry Crowne, and starring roles on the television series Undercovers and Touch.
She earned critical acclaim for her performances in the British period drama Belle (2013) and the romantic drama Beyond the Lights (2014), receiving numerous accolade nominations from critics worldwide. Her performance as Kelly was critically acclaimed in “San Junipero” episode of series Black Mirror.