Thuso Mbedu (30) continues to make us South Africans proud. The star recently moved to Los Angeles to take up on the main leading role as Cora on the Underground Railroad series.
She bagged an HCAcritics award for TV breakout star for her role as Cora today.
Mbedu was nominated for an Emmy Award for her role in the telenovela Is’Thunzi.
She has also played Kitso Medupi in the soap opera Scandal!, Nosisa in Isibaya, and Boni Khumalo in Saints and Sinners.
She will also star alongside Viola Davis in the upcoming historical film The Woman King.