Letitia Wright

British actress

Letitia Michelle Wright (born 31 October 1993) is a Guyanese-born British actress. She is best known for her role as Shuri in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) movies Black Panther and Avengers: Infinity War (both 2018). She has also appeared in TV shows such as Top Boy, Coming Up, Chasing Shadows, Humans, the Doctor Who episode "Face the Raven" and the Black Mirror episode "Black Museum". For Black Mirror, she was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie. In 2019, she won the BAFTA Rising Star Award.

Letitia Wright
Wright at the 2017 San Diego Comic-Con.
Letitia Michelle Wright

(1993-10-31) 31 October 1993 (age 30)
Years active2011–present

Wright was born in Georgetown, the capital city of Guyana. At the age of seven, her family moved to London. She grew up in Tottenham, north London.[1]


  1. Aron, Isabelle (8 February 2018). ""Black Panther' star Letitia Wright: 'I'll always be a north London girl'". Time Out. Retrieved 22 February 2018.

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