Jessica Henwick

Jessica Yu Li Henwick (Chinese: 李玉; born 30 August 1992) is a British actress and writer. She is the first British Chinese actress to play the lead role in a British television series, having starred in the children's show Spirit Warriors (2010). She is also known for her roles as Nymeria Sand in HBO series Game of Throne... More
Zodiac Sign: Virgo (Chinese: Monkey)
Birth Name: Jessica Yu Li Henwick
Born: Surrey, UK
Raised: Surrey, UK
Nationality: United Kingdom/British
Relationship Status: Single
Height: 5′ 6″ (1.68 m)
Net Worth: US $1 million
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Jessica Yu Li Henwick (Chinese: 李玉; born 30 August 1992) is a British actress and writer. She is the first British Chinese actress to play the lead role in a British television series, having starred in the children's show Spirit Warriors (2010). She is also known for her roles as Nymeria Sand in HBO series Game of Thrones (2015–2017), X-wing pilot Jessika Pava in Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015) and the character Colleen Wing in Iron Fist (2017–2018), The Defenders (2017) and the second season of Luke Cage (2018). She also starred in the movie Underwater (2020) as Emily Haversham and will appear in The Matrix: Resurrections, to be released in December 2021.

Birth Name
Jessica Yu Li Henwick
Zodiac Sign
Virgo (Chinese: Monkey)
Nationality/Origin
United Kingdom / British
Marital Status
Single
Net Worth
US $1 million
Genre
Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama
Debut Year
2010
Debut
Netflix Source
Language(s)
English
Birth Place
Surrey, UK Map
Raised/Grew Up
Surrey, UK Map
Sexual Orientation
Straight
Height
5′ 6″ (1.68 m)
Weight
≈120-130 lbs (54-59 kgs)
Chest Size
≈32 inches
Waist Size
≈27 inches
Hip Size
≈35 inches
Shoe Size
≈9.5 US Size
Eye Color
Brown
Hair Color
Dark Brown, Brunette
Hair Type
Straight, Type 1
Face Type
Square
Has Tattoos
No
Distinctive Features
Hair
Left/Right Handed?
Right Handed
Smoker?
No
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Known For / Popularity Highlights
Henwick trained in wushu with martial arts choreographer Jude Poyer. The show was nominated for several awards, including the Broadcast Awards 2011. Source
She is also known for her roles as Nymeria Sand in HBO series Game of Thrones, X-wing pilot Jessika Pava in the 2015 film Star Wars: The Force Awakens, and Colleen Wing in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, making her debut in the Netflix television series Iron Fist. Source
Before Fame & Early Life
Henwick was born and raised in Surrey, the daughter of a Singaporean Chinese mother and a Zambian-English father, Mark Henwick, author of the Bite Back series of novels. She trained at Redroofs Theatre School and the National Youth Theatre. Source
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