Nathalie Joanne Emmanuel is an English actress. She was born in Southend-on-Sea, Essex, England. Her mother is Dominican and her father is of half Saint Lucian and half English descent. Emmanuel has an older sister, Louise. Emmanuel is best known for her role as Sasha Valentine in the soap opera Hollyoaks and as the interpreter Missandei on the HBO fantasy series Game of Thrones. She also starred in Furious Seven as Ramsey, a computer hacker.

Emmanuel portrays Harriet in Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials and Maze Runner: The Death Cure.


Emmanuel attended St Hilda's School, Westcliff-on-Sea from the age of 3 to 11, then moved schools, attending Westcliff High School for Girls from the age of 12.

Selected Filmography



  • Hollyoaks (2006–2010)
  • Hollyoaks Later (2008)
  • Hollyoaks: The Morning After the Nighr Before (2009)
  • Casualty (2011)
  • Misfits (2011)
  • Games of Thrones (2013–present)
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