Ncuti Gatwa (/ˈʃuːti/; born 16 October 1992) is a British actor, best known for his role as Eric Effiong in the Netflix series Sex Education.
Gatwa was born on 16 October 1992 to Rwandan parents. He was raised in Edinburgh and Dunfermline, in Scotland. He studied drama at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland in Glasgow. He graduated from there in 2013 with a Bachelor of Arts in Acting.
In May 2018, it was announced that Gatwa would star alongside Gillian Anderson and Asa Butterfield in the Netflix comedy-drama series Sex Education as Eric. The series was released on 11 January 2019, to critical acclaim.