Originally Posted: September 13, 2021
By: Nathan Katnoria
Golda Rosheuvel: get to know the Bridgerton actress
Here’s your NTK about the Queen Charlotte actress
Even if you’re not one of the 82million viewers who saw Golda Rosheuvel star as Queen Charlotte in Netflix’s smash hit period drama Bridgerton alongside the likes of Phoebe Dynevor, Regé-Jean Page and Jonathan Bailey, chances are you’ll have definitely seen her on your screens before.
Golda’s decade-spanning career has seen her take on a number of notable stage and screen roles before appearing in Bridgerton.
With the Netflix show set to return for a second series, we thought we’d find out everything you need to know about the actress…
Who is Golda Rosheuvel?
Golda Rosheuvel is a Guyanese-British actress and singer, best known for her theatre work and on-screen roles such as Queen Charlotte in Bridgerton.
How old is Golda Rosheuvel?
Golda was born on 1 January 1970, making her 51 years old at the time of writing.
Where is Golda Rosheuvel from?
Golda was born in Guyana to a Guyanese father and a British mother. She moved to England when she was five years old and grew up in London.
Who does Golda Rosheuvel play in Bridgerton?
Golda plays Queen Charlotte, who thrives on the gossip of Lady Whistledown’s articles even though it usually goes against her own scheming.
Speaking about her role as Queen Charlotte, Golda told Insider, “It’s so empowering for an actress to have that background and that feeling that a person in the 1800s could have been fighting for her people and could have been fighting for representation.”
What else has Golda Rosheuvel been in?
Golda’s most known for her extensive theatre career, which includes roles in Porgy and Bess, Macbeth, The Winter’s Tale, Romeo and Juliet, Angels in America, Bad Girls: The Musical, and Jesus Christ Superstar.
In 2018, she starred as an out lesbian Othello in an adaptation of the Shakespeare play.
Golda has also had TV roles in the likes of Death in Paradise, Silent Witness and Luther.
Who is Golda Rosheuvel’s partner?
Golda is a lesbian and is in a long-term relationship with writer Shireen Mula.
Speaking about the lack of LGBTQ+ representation in the arts, Golda has previously said, “My partner is a writer and she struggles to get work seen. She writes gay work because that’s what she knows.
“But do we see gay plays or gay characters? I think it’s a shame. I think it’s about funding, maybe people being afraid to lose money if they invest in stories that are about the Other. It is very, very, very, very rare that I will play my casting bracket, which includes being gay.”
Does Golda Rosheuvel have Instagram?
You can follow Golda on Instagram at @goldarosheuvel. If Twitter’s more your thing then you can find her at @goldarosh on there.
Source: Closer Online