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Our graduate Ruth Negga joins The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences!


It is a very proud day for our Department of Drama as our graduate Ruth Negga is invited to join The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences!

The immensely talented Ruth is joined by fellow Irish actors Ciarán Hinds & Domhnall Gleeson. The Irish actors are among the 774 in the class of 2017, who are invited by The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.Each of them will now be eligible to vote in the upcoming Oscars, joining fellow Irish talents Emma Donoghue (Room), John Crowley Brooklyn), Benjamin Cleary (Stutterer), Lenny Abrahamson (Room), Nora Twomey (The Breadwinner) and more, who were part of the 2016 class.



Ruth with Joel Edgerton in the beautiful film Loving.