Freema Agyeman

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  • Birth Place: London, England
  • Profession: Actor
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  • Attended an academic convent school for girls, where she developed an interest in science as a child. Didn't become interested in acting until her late teens.
  • Had a minor role as a character who was killed in a 2006 Doctor Who episode, and she impressed the producers so much that they brought her back the following year as the Doctor's companion, Martha Jones.
  • Portrayed the Doctor's first black companion on the series.
  • Nominated for a National Television Award for Doctor Who in 2007.
  • Named Best Newcomer at the 2007 Glamour Women of the Year Awards.
  • Was handpicked by producer Dick Wolf to star in Law & Order: UK.


  • Azar Agyeman — Father
  • Osei Agyeman — Mother
  • Leila Agyeman — Sister
  • Dominic Agyemen — Brother


  • Middlesex University, London, England (BA in Performing Arts and Drama, 2000); attended Radford University, Radford, VA


  • Birth Place: London, England
  • Profession: Actor

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