Adjoa Andoh

Actor

Born: Bristol, England, UK

BIOGRAPHY

Adjoa Andoh (born 14 January 1963) is a British film, television, stage and radio actress. She is known on the UK stage for lead roles at the RSC, the National Theatre, the Royal Court Theatre and the Almeida Theatre, and is a familiar face on British television (notably in two series of Doctor Who as companion Marthas mother Francine Jones, 90 episodes of the BBCs long-running medical drama Casualty as Staff Nurse (later Sister) Colette Griffiths and a year in the BBCs EastEnders). Andoh is the voice of Alexander McCall Smiths No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency; she won Audio Book of the Year for Tea Time for the Traditionally Built.She made her Hollywood debut in autumn 2009 starring as Nelson Mandelas Chief of Staff Brenda Mazibuko alongside Morgan Freeman as Mandela in Clint Eastwoods Invictus.

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