Birth Name: Emma Zawedde Ashton-Muwanga
Place of Birth: Camden, London, England, U.K.
Date of Birth: 21 July, 1984
Zawe Ashton is a British actress, playwright, and director. Ashton was born in Camden, London, England, the eldest of three children of a Ugandan mother, Victoria, and an English father, Paul Ashton.
Her maternal grandfather was Paulo Muwanga, who served as President of Uganda, in 1980, and Prime Minister of Uganda, in 1985.