Michaela Coel • Actress
BERLIN 2018: We have chatted to Michaela Coel, the British participant in the 2018 Shooting Stars, about her career
Michaela Coel is an award-winning actress, playwright, screenwriter and poet, who studied at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. Her theatre credits include Medea, Home and Blurred Lines, all at the National Theatre. Among her many television credits, she is perhaps best known for her hit series Chewing Gum, based on her acclaimed play, for which she has won two RTS Awards and two BAFTAs. On the big screen, she has supporting roles in Rian Johnson's Star Wars: The Last Jedi and, most recently, a leading role in Tinge Krishnan's Been So Long.