WATCH: Nigerian Actress Picks First BAFTA
Wunmi Mosaku got a BAFTA at her first attempt.
At last night’s 2017 British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) TV Awards, Wunmi Mosaku picked up her first BAFTA.
The 30-year-old Mosaku won the Best Supporting Actress for her role in the BBC One movie, ‘Damilola, Our Loved Boy’
The Zaria born actress’ credits include 'Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice' (the 3-hour extended cut), 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them', 'Black Mirror' and Guerrilla'.
She also appeared alongside fellow Nigerian-British actor, Chiwetel Ejiofor in 'Dancing on the Edge'.
Damilola: Our Loved Boy also won the BAFTA TV Award for Best Single drama.
It tells the real-life tragic story of Damilola Taylor, whose family moved from Lagos to London in search of greener pastures in 2000.
That same year, Damilola was killed on November 27 – just 10 days before his 11th birthday.