Nikki Amuka-Bird

  • Birth Place: Delta, Nigeria
  • Profession: Actor
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Fast Facts

  • Born in Nigeria, her father's home country, but was raised in the U.K. and Antigua by her mother.
  • Aspired to be a professional dancer, but a back injury led her to pursue acting as a career.
  • Performed in numerous productions with the Royal Shakespeare Company, including A Midsummer Night's Dream, The Tempest and The Servant of Two Masters.
  • Met her husband, fellow actor Geoffrey Streatfeild, while on tour with the RSC in Japan.
  • Played the role of Viola in a stage production of Twelfth Night with Bristol Old Vic Theatre Company, a role that earned her an Ian Charleson award nomination in 2004.
  • Starred as Eurydice in Moira Buffini's Welcome to Thebes at the Royal National Theatre in 2010.

Awards

  • 2017, BAFTA Television Awards — Best Actress: Nominee

Relationships

  • Geoffrey Streatfeild — Husband

College

  • London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art, London, England

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