Thuso Mbedu is a South African actress. She had her career beginnings in 2014 with the television series Saints and Sinners. She next appeared in the South African show Isibaya. From 2015 to 2017, she gained local success for starring in the TV series Scandal!, as well as playing the lead star in Is’Thunzi. After more performances in local shows like Shuga and Generations: The Legacy, she gained wider recognition after landing the lead role in the Amazon Prime series The Underground Railroad. The show also marked her Hollywood and international debut. Recently, it was announced that she has been cast for the upcoming film The Woman King.