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Cush Jumbo

 
Bio:
Cush Jumbo OBE (born 23 September 1985) is a British actress and writer. She is best known for her starring role as attorney Lucca Quinn in the CBS legal drama series The Good Wife (2009‚Äď2016) and the CBS All Access spin-off series The Good Fight (2017‚Äď2022). Jumbo also starred as DC Bethany ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Cush Jumbo OBE (born 23 September 1985) is a British actress and writer. She is best known for her starring role as attorney Lucca Quinn in the CBS legal drama series The Good Wife (2009‚Äď2016) and the CBS All Access spin-off series The Good Fight (2017‚Äď2022). Jumbo also starred as DC Bethany ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [West End]
Young Vic Production, 2020
Hamlet
  [Off-Broadway]
Barrow Street Theatricals Off-Broadway Production, 2018
Guest Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
2016 Shakespeare in the Park Production, 2016
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2014
Performer

Writing

Writer

Cush Jumbo Biography

Cush Jumbo OBE (born 23 September 1985) is a British actress and writer. She is best known for her starring role as attorney Lucca Quinn in the CBS legal drama series The Good Wife (2009‚Äď2016) and the CBS All Access spin-off series The Good Fight (2017‚Äď2022).

Jumbo also starred as DC Bethany Whelan in the ITV crime drama series Vera (2012, 2015‚Äď2016) and as Lois Habiba in the third series of Doctor Who spin-off Torchwood in 2009. She has appeared in numerous theatre productions. She won the Ian Charleson Award for her role as Rosalind in As You Like It (2011) and received a Laurence Olivier Award nomination for her role as Mark Antony in an all-female cast of Julius Caesar (2012). She also wrote and starred in the one-woman show Josephine and I, about Josephine Baker (2013).

Cush Jumbo Awards and Nominations

 
Drama League Awards - 2015 - Distinguished Performance Award
Cush Jumbo, Josephine and I
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2015 - Outstanding Solo Performance
Cush Jumbo, Josephine and I
 
Olivier Awards - 2014 - Outstanding Achievement in an Affiliate Theatre
Cush JumboJosephine And I at the Bush Theatre
 
Evening Standard Awards - 2013 - Emerging Talent Award Gold Star
Cush Jumbo
 
Olivier Awards - 2013 - Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Cush JumboJulius Caesar

Cush Jumbo News

28 Theater Books for Your Fall 2022 Reading (and Listening) List Photo 28 Theater Books for Your Fall 2022 Reading (and Listening) List
by Team BWW - Oct 8, 2022

We're falling into fall with a great Broadway read! This season, Broadway's best have put pen to paper to turn out theatre page-turners of every kind. From theatre biographies to theatre fiction; theatre books for kids to theatre history; check out our collection of 25 new Broadway books for every theatre lover's fall reading list.

Jessie Buckley, Johnny Flynn, and Cush Jumbo Star in New Audible Theatre Releases Photo Jessie Buckley, Johnny Flynn, and Cush Jumbo Star in New Audible Theatre Releases
by Stephi Wild - Sep 8, 2022

Audible has announced a new slate of six Audible Original theater titles, debuting exclusively on Audible on September 8, 2022. These releases continue to deliver the theater experience to a wider audience, through audio.

Apple TV+ Lands Series Order for New London Crime Thriller CRIMINAL RECORD Photo Apple TV+ Lands Series Order for New London Crime Thriller CRIMINAL RECORD
by Michael Major - Jun 20, 2022

The series touches on issues of race, institutional failure, and the quest to find common ground in a polarized Britain. Peter Capaldi (‚ÄúDoctor Who,‚ÄĚ ‚ÄúThe Thick of It‚ÄĚ) stars as Detective Chief Inspector Daniel Hegarty and Cush Jumbo (‚ÄúThe Good Wife,‚ÄĚ ‚ÄúThe Good Fight,‚ÄĚ ‚ÄúThe Beast Must Die‚ÄĚ) stars as Detective Sergeant June Lenker.

Further Shows Are On Sale For the Bush Theatre's 50th Year Photo Further Shows Are On Sale For the Bush Theatre's 50th Year
by Stephi Wild - May 25, 2022

The Shepherd's Bush venue continues its history of shining a light on unheard voices and reflecting issues in the community and today releases tickets for the second part of its 50th birthday season.

Ian Charleston Award Winner Announced Photo Ian Charleston Award Winner Announced
by Aliya Al-Hassan - May 24, 2022

Gloria Obianyo has won the first prize of the 2022 Ian Charleson Awards for her role as Neoptolemus in Paradise by Kae Tempest at the National Theatre. A performance that the judges said 'never put a foot wrong'.

Olivier Awards 2022 - Full List of Winners! Photo Olivier Awards 2022 - Full List of Winners!
by Team BWW - Apr 10, 2022

British theatre's biggest night is here at last. The Olivier Awards 2022 with Mastercard take place tonight, 10 April, at the Royal Albert Hall. The ceremony will be hosted by Jason Manford and broadcast via official media partners ITV and Magic Radio. We'll be updating the list of nominees LIVE.

CABARET, SPRING AWAKENING, and More Take Home Critics Circle Awards; Full List! Photo CABARET, SPRING AWAKENING, and More Take Home Critics Circle Awards; Full List!
by Stephi Wild - Apr 4, 2022

Yesterday, the 31st annual Critics Circle Theatre Awards were given. Among the top winners was Cabaret, which took home three top honors at this year's ceremony.

Final Day To Vote In The 2021 BroadwayWorld UK Awards! Photo Final Day To Vote In The 2021 BroadwayWorld UK Awards!
by Marianka Swain - Mar 25, 2022

It's the final day to vote in the 2021 BroadwayWorld UK Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favourites. Voting closes at midnight, so you've still got time to get those last votes in... 

Final Week To Vote In The 2021 BroadwayWorld UK Awards; See The Current Standings! Photo Final Week To Vote In The 2021 BroadwayWorld UK Awards; See The Current Standings!
by Marianka Swain - Mar 21, 2022

It's the final week of voting for the 2021 BroadwayWorld UK Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favourites. Voting closes on Friday, 25 March.

See The Current Standings In The 2021 BroadwayWorld UK Awards; Cast Your Vote! Photo See The Current Standings In The 2021 BroadwayWorld UK Awards; Cast Your Vote!
by Marianka Swain - Mar 14, 2022

Voting continues for the 2021 BroadwayWorld UK Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favourites. See the current standings below, and cast your vote...

Cush Jumbo Videos

VIDEO: See Christine Baranski & Audra McDonald in THE GOOD FIGHT Season Four Trailer Videoplay
VIDEO: See Christine Baranski & Audra McDonald in THE GOOD FIGHT Season Four Trailer

by Stage Tube - Mar 30, 2020

CBS All Access has shared the trailer for season four of The Good Fight, starring Christine Baranski, Cush Jumbo, Audra McDonald, Sarah Steele, Michael Boatman, Nyambi Nyambi and Delroy Lindo.

VIDEO: David Tennant & Cush Jumbo Star in the Trailer for Acorn TV's DEADWATER FELL Videoplay
VIDEO: David Tennant & Cush Jumbo Star in the Trailer for Acorn TV's DEADWATER FELL

by Stage Tube - Mar 10, 2020

In the latest of intense, acclaimed mystery dramas from Acorn TV, BAFTA and NTA award-winning actor David Tennant (Broadchurch, Doctor Who, Good Omens) and award-winning actress Cush Jumbo (The Good Fight, The Good Wife, Vera) lead a stellar ensemble cast in the darkly gripping British series Deadwater Fell, to premiere exclusively in North America on Acorn TV on Monday, April 6, with a weekly rollout every Monday through April 27.

VIDEO: Check Out Official Promo For THE GOOD FIGHT Season Finale Videoplay
VIDEO: Check Out Official Promo For THE GOOD FIGHT Season Finale

by Stage Tube - May 23, 2018

VIDEO: Check Out Official Promo For THE GOOD FIGHT Season Finale

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Season Finale of THE GOOD FIGHT on CBS All Access
by Caryn Robbins - Apr 10, 2017

On the next episode of THE GOOD FIGHT titled 'Chaos', Diane takes on a new client who is accused of cyber-terrorism, resulting in unforeseen repercussions for the firm, especially Lucca.

VIDEO: Watch The Live 2017 Olivier Awards Red Carpet Show
by Stage Tube - Apr 9, 2017

The Olivier Awards 2017 with Mastercard - the most prestigious event in the UK's theatrical calendar - takes place today, Sunday 9 April, at London's Royal Albert Hall.

VIDEO: Christine Baranski Still Has Intense Love for 'The Good Wife'
by Caryn Robbins - Mar 31, 2017

On last night's LATE NIGHT, guest Christine Baranski talked to Seth about her co-star Cush Jumbo and her intense love of The Good Wife.

VIDEO: Christine Baranski Stars in 'Good Wife' Spin-Off THE GOOD FIGHT, Debuting Tonight
by TV News Desk - Feb 19, 2017

CBS's 'The Good Wife' spin-off THE GOOD FIGHT, from Robert and Michelle King, starring Christine Baranski, Cush Jumbo, Rose Leslie, Delroy Lindo, Sarah Steele, Paul Guilfoyle, Bernadette Peters and Erica Tazel, premieres tonight, February 19th, with a special broadcast on the CBS Television Network, then move exclusively to CBS All Access.

VIDEO: Official Trailer - Christine Baranski Stars in CBS All Access Drama THE GOOD FIGHT
by Caryn Robbins - Jan 9, 2017

CBS All Access, the CBS Television Network's digital subscription video on-demand and live streaming service, recently announced that its first original drama series, THE GOOD FIGHT, will premiere on Sunday, Feb.19.

VIDEO: First Look - Christine Baranski Stars in 'Good Wife' Spin-Off THE GOOD FIGHT
by Caryn Robbins - Dec 19, 2016

CBS All Access has debuted the first teaser for 'The Good Wife' spin-off THE GOOD FIGHT, starring Christine Baranski and Bernadette Peters.

VIDEO: Cush Jumbo Felt Like a Devastated Fan Shooting Finale of THE GOOD WIFE
by - May 12, 2016

On last night's LATE NIGHT, Cush Jumbo recalls filming the finale episode of THE GOOD WIFE and felt more like a devastated fan than a cast member on the final day of shooting.


Cush Jumbo Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Cush Jumbo been in?
Cush Jumbo has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Cush Jumbo been in?
Cush Jumbo has appeared on London's West End in 1 shows.

What was Cush Jumbo's first West End show?
Cush Jumbo's first West End show was Hamlet which opened in 2020

What awards has Cush Jumbo been nominated for?
Distinguished Performance Award (Drama League Awards) for Josephine and I , Outstanding Solo Performance (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Josephine and I , Outstanding Achievement in an Affiliate Theatre (Olivier Awards) for Josephine And I at the Bush Theatre Emerging Talent Award (Evening Standard Awards) for and Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Olivier Awards) for Julius Caesar .

What awards has Cush Jumbo won?
Emerging Talent Award (Evening Standard Awards) for .

How many shows has Cush Jumbo written?
Cush Jumbo has written 1 shows including Josephine and I (Writer).