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Appearing in the recent film The Matrix Resurrections Jessica is a well-known actress from the United Kingdom. After starring in the children's show Spirit Warriors, the 30-year-old became the first British Chinese actress to portray the lead role in a British television series (2010). The actress is best noted for her appearances as Nymeria Sand in HBO's Game of Thrones (2015–2017), Jessika Pava, an X-wing pilot in Star Wars, The Force Awakens (2015), and Colleen Wing in (2017–2018), and Luke Cage's second season (2018).
The actress has been acting professionally for a long period. Throughout her career, the 30-year-old has appeared in several films and has worked as a lead in a few films, but, the actress still has a long way to go.
Jessica Henwick Wiki, Age, Parents, Early Career
Born on 30 August 1992, in Surrey, England the actress is 30 years old as of 2021. The actress stands 5'6" tall. Born to mother Pearlyn Goh Kun Shan and father Mark Henwick, the 30-year-old is the daughter of a Teochew-descendant Singaporean-Chinese mother who is a retired shop manager and an English father who is a published author. The 5'6" tall has two brothers. The actress did her high school education at a Local High School and earned a Bachelor's Degree From Collingwood College, then received her training at the National Youth Theatre and Redroofs Theatre School.
In June 2009 the 5'6" tall made her debut in Spirit Warriors the actress was cast in the lead role of Bo for the BBC series Making her the first actress of East Asian heritage to portray the lead in a British television series. Several prizes were given to the show, including the Broadcast Awards 2011. The 30-year-old made her professional theatre debut in the international premiere of Running on the Cracks, based on Julia Donaldson's novel, in early 2013.
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Jessica made her debut lead role of Bo for the BBC series Spirit Warriors in June 2009, making her the first actress of East Asian heritage to portray the lead in a British television series. The 5'6" tall made her professional theatre debut in the international premiere of Running on the Cracks, based on Julia Donaldson's novel, in early 2013.
In January 2014, the 30-year-old was cast as Jane Jeong Trenka in the drama Obsession: Dark Desires. Trenka's stalking in Minnesota in 1991. The actress also appeared in Silk as Amy, a novice barrister pupil. Silk: The Clerks' Room, Balsa Wood(2014), Dragonfly (2015), The Force Awakens (2015) are some of the series and movies.
In 2015, Henwick joined the cast of HBO's Game of Thrones season 5 as Nymeria Sand with Oscar nominee Keisha Castle-Hughes and Rosabell Laurenti Sellers as her sisters. The 30-year-old stayed in the position until the seventh season. In Star Wars: The Force Awakens, the 30-year-old plays X-wing pilot Jess Pava, An adventure with Luke Skywalker.
Pava later made an appearance as a supporting character in the Star Wars: Poe Dameron comic book series, which lasted from 2016 to 2018. The 5'6" tall portrayed Colleen Wing in the Netflix television series Iron Fist in 2017. The actress repeated her role in the shows The Defenders and Luke Cage's second season.
The actress has appeared in the film The Matrix Resurrections with a massive change in looks. (Photo Source: Pinterest)
The 30-year-old was named one of Variety's Top Breakout Stars at the end of 2017 appearing on Rice on White(2017), Fortitude(2017), Iron Fist(2017-2018), The Defenders(217), Luke Cage(2018), Newness(2017) also Yo! My Saint (2018), Baliko(2019).
In 2020, the actress appeared in Underwater, a Fox science fiction thriller, as well as Love and Monsters and Sofia Coppola's On the Rocks. Gods and Heros (2020) the actress was named one of The Hollywood Reporter's Rising Stars in the same year, and the actress received the Brit to Watch award at the Newport Beach Film Festival.
The 5'6" tall was cast in The Gray Man in 2020. The actress can be seen in Lana Wachowski's The Matrix Resurrections, a 2021 American science fiction action film. The 30-year-old plays Bugs in Resurrections, the captain of a "ragtag" crew that believes Neo is still alive and worth risking everything to discover.
Jessica had to choose between The Resurrections and Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings.
Not everyone gets a chance to star in a massive blockbuster, but The actress had to choose between The Matrix Resurrections and a role in Marvel's Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings. The latter would have signified her return to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, presumably as Colleen Wing, the character she played in Iron Fist.
However, the actress eventually decided to do The Matrix Resurrections and was cast as Bugs, a character she describes as "the audience's eyes" in the film. The actress opted for Resurrections over a position in Marvel Studios' Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings.
In an interview, Henwick explained the reason for choosing the Matrix Resurrections, saying, "I've had a terrific working connection with Marvel," which she was referring to her role as Colleen in Iron Fist. "I'd done Marvel TV, so I was already familiar with the universe, I realized that joining The Matrix was a once-in-a-lifetime chance. It seemed clear to me that it was now or never.
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