Naomie Harris – The New Bond Girl

Naomie Melanie Harris, born 6 September 1976, is an English screen actress. She is best known for her starring role as Amy Jackson in The Tomorrow People, and for playing the role of Selena in 28 Days Later, as well as her supporting turn as Tia Dalma/Calypso in the second and third Pirates of the Caribbean films. She is also going to be one of the new Bond Girls for the upcoming movie, Skyfall, coming out 2012.

She has already accomplished quite a career:

Awards

  • 2004: Won Black Reel Award for Best Breakthrough Performance in 28 Days Later (2002)
  • 2007: Nominated for Rising Star Award at the BAFTAs
  • 2007: Screen Nation Film and TV Award for Best Female Film Performance.
  • 2007: Ansbacher Rising Star Tribute – Bahamas International Film Festival

She will play Miss Moneypenny in the latest Bond Film and has revealed that she is doing yoga, practising stunt driving and firing machine guns for the film.

The actress confirmed that she would play Eve, a field agent, at a London press conference for the film.

The 35-year-old will be the first black actress to play the role.

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~ by Colorful Soul on 11/06/2011.

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