Sonoya Mizuno is a British actress born in Japan. Prior to venturing into acting, she worked as a model and achieved success as one. In 2012, she made her acting debut in the film Venus in Eros. Her first notable role was as Kyoko in the 2014 acclaimed film Ex Machina. She later appeared in the Hollywood film High Strung, released in 2016. That same year, she had a role as Kaitlin in La La Land. She also appeared in the film Beauty and the Beast. After roles in the features All About Nina and The Domestics, she gained wider recognition for playing Araminta Lee in Crazy Rich Asians.