The beautiful English actress, who starred in the 2015 film ‘Furious 7’ playing Ramsey, has some Caribbean genes, through her paternal family tree.
Nathalie Joanne Emmanuel was born in Southend-on-Sea, Essex, England, to a father of Saint Lucian and English descent and a mother of Dominican origin, according to IMDb.
Nathalie credits her mother for the initial motivation to become an actress. At the age of 10, she played Young Nala in the West End production of The Lion King.
In 2006, she made her television break by starring as Sasha Valentine in the soap opera Holly-oaks. Emmanuel appeared on the show until 2010, her character’s story-lines included prostitution, and heroin addiction.
Nathalie presented BBC Three’s Web-sex: What’s the Harm?, investigating the online sexual habits of 16-24 year-old in the UK. Later in the same year she made her film debut in the thriller Twenty8.
The following year, she was cast as Missandei, Daenerys Targaryen’s translator, in HBO’s fantasy drama series Game of Thrones.
In 2015, Emmanuel was promoted to a regular cast member on the show. In the same year, she played computer hacker Ramsey in the 2015 action film Furious 7.
As of April 2015, Emmanuel has completed work on The Maze Runner: Scorch Trials in which she will play Harriet.
FHM magazine ranked Emmanuel as 99th in their 100 Sexiest Women of 2013.In 2015, she appeared in the April issue of InStyle and GQ magazines.
(Information taken from IMDb.com)