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Naomi Grace Scott (born 6 May 1993 in Hounslow, London) is a British actress and singer.

Scott is currently best known for portraying Kimberly Hart in Power Rangers (2017) and Princess Jasmine in the live-action remake of Aladdin, which followed earlier roles in various television works.

Selected filmography:


  • Invisible Division (2014)
  • Promises (2016)


She provides examples of:

  • Actor-Shared Background: Her mother is a Uganda-born Indian and her father is white and English. Her roles tend to reflect this as well, as she has been cast as characters with both Indian and Anglo names.
  • Cast the Expert:invoked She's a black belt in karate, making her adept at playing Action Girls in Power Rangers and Charlie's Angels.
  • The Cast Show Off:invoked Having previously released an EP and previously sung as part of a choir, she got the chance to show off her singing in Aladdin (2019), which added an "I Am" Song for Jasmine not in the original.
  • Deleted Role:invoked Most of her scenes in The Martian were deleted, making her a featured extra.
  • Dyeing for Your Art:invoked For Power Rangers (2017), Kimberly has a scene where she cuts her hair short in the school bathroom. Naomi did that for real on camera and ended up keeping the length because she liked it.
  • Fake Nationality: In Lemonade Mouth and Power Rangers, she portrays American high school students and in Aladdin she portrays a royal of a Middle Eastern kingdom, albeit a fictional one that seems to include some very light Indian elements. Charlie's Angels (2019) also has her play the American Elena.
  • Playing Against Type:invoked
    • After her string of Action Girl roles in blockbusters, it was different to see her in the Netflix series Anatomy of a Scandal, playing a parliamentary researcher who accuses a man of rape. Also using her own accent for a change.
    • She also guest stars in the rom com series Modern Love Tokyo.
  • Real Life Writes the Hairstyle:invoked As noted above, she's had her hair at shoulder-length in most projects since the mid-2010s because she cut it for Power Rangers and liked the length.
  • Star-Making Role:invoked While Power Rangers (2017) was a box office disappointment, it was enough for Disney to cast her as Jasmine and put her on the map.