Zawe Ashton is an English actress. She had her beginnings in the early 2000s, first appearing in an episode of Holby City. She later had one-time roles on Mobile, The Bill, and Casualty. In 2009, she made her cinematic debut in the film St. Trinian’s II: The Legend of Fritton’s Gold. She later starred as Deborah Arnold on the crime drama series Case Histories. From 2011-2016, she gained recognition for her role as Violet “Vod” Nordstrom on the comedy-drama Fresh Meat. In 2015, she starred in the short-lived show Not Safe For Work. She’s also had performances in the films Weekender, Dreams of a Life, Nocturnal Animals, Greta, and Velvet Buzzsaw.