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Noma Dumezweni

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Noma Dumezweni
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Noma Dumezweni


Noma Dumezweni is a Laurence Olivier Award-winning English actress based in London. 

Born in Swaziland, of South African parents, Dumenzweni came to England with her family as a child, first living in Suffolk, where she was educated, before moving to London.

Dumezweni's work in theatre includes: President of an Empty Room and The Hour We Knew Nothing Of Each Other at the National Theatre, London; Breakfast with Mugabe, Antony and Cleopatra and Much Ado About Nothing for the RSC; A Raisin in the Sun for the Young Vic at the Lyric Hammersmith, London (for which she won her Laurence Olivier Award for Best Performance in a Supporting Role); A Midsummer Night's Dream, The Master and Margarita, Nathan the Wise and The Coffee House at Chichester Festival Theatre, 6 Characters Searching for an Author at the Gielgud Theatre and The Bogus Woman at the Traverse and the Bush. In spring of 2009 she appeared in the RSC's The Winter's Tale.

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