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Nikki Amuka-Bird


Amuka-Bird was born in Nigeria, but grew up in the UK and in Antigua. She abandoned her dancing aspirations after suffering a back injury. After attending LAMDA, she joined the Royal Shakespeare Company. Whilst on tour with the RSC in Japan, she met her husband, actor Geoffrey Streatfield. In addition to her numerous television roles and the RSC, ... See full bio »

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Jupiter Ascending
Jupiter Ascending Diomika Tsing
(2015)
The Omen
The Omen Dr. Becker
(2006)
Denial
Denial Libby Holbrook
(2016)
Coriolanus
Coriolanus TV Pundit
(2011)

Filmography

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 2017 The Children Act
Amadia Kalu QC
 2016 NW (TV Movie)
Natalie Blake
 2016 Quarry (TV Series)
Ruth
- Nuoc Chay Da Mon (2016) ... Ruth
- Carnival of Souls (2016) ... Ruth
- Coffee Blues (2016) ... Ruth
- Seldom Realized (2016) ... Ruth (credit only)
 2016/II Denial
Libby Holbrook
 2015 Inside No. 9 (TV Series)
Joanne
- Cold Comfort (2015) ... Joanne
 2014 Lovesick (TV Series)
Anna
- Anna (2014) ... Anna (as Nikki Amuka Bird)
 2014 The Face of an Angel
Roxanne
 2014 Death in Paradise (TV Series)
Anna Jackson
- Episode #3.7 (2014) ... Anna Jackson
 2014 House of Fools (TV Series)
Fiona
- The Probation Affair (2014) ... Fiona
 2013 The House and Everything (Short)
Tash
 2012 Sinbad (TV Series)
Professor
- For Whom the Egg Shatters (2012) ... Professor
 2011 Coriolanus
TV Pundit
 2010 Resonance (TV Series)
 2005-2010 Silent Witness (TV Series)
Det. Supt. Gaynor Jenkins / Simone Campbell
- Voids: Part 2 (2010) ... Det. Supt. Gaynor Jenkins
- Voids: Part 1 (2010) ... Det. Supt. Gaynor Jenkins
- Choices: Part 2 (2005) ... Simone Campbell
- Choices: Part 1 (2005) ... Simone Campbell
 2009 Small Island (TV Movie)
Celia
 2008/I The Disappeared
Shelley Cartwright
 2008 The Last Enemy (TV Mini-Series)
Susan Ross
- Episode #1.3 (2008) ... Susan Ross
 2008 Torchwood (TV Series)
Beth
- Sleeper (2008) ... Beth
 2007 The Whistleblowers (TV Series)
Helen Errol
- Starters (2007) ... Helen Errol
 2007 Five Days: Revised Final Episode (Video short)
PC Simone Farnes
 2006 Born Equal (TV Movie)
Itshe
 2006 Robin Hood (TV Series)
Abbess
- The Tax Man Cometh (2006) ... Abbess
 2006 MI-5 (TV Series)
Michelle Lopez
- Episode #5.4 (2006) ... Michelle Lopez (uncredited)
 2006 Shoot the Messenger
Heather
 2006 The True Voice of Prostitution (TV Movie)
 2006 Cargo
Subira
 1999-2005 Holby City (TV Series)
Moji Muzenda / Josie Wallis / Tracy
- When That Shark Bites (2003) ... Josie Wallis
- Search for the Hero (1999) ... Tracy
 2005 Afterlife (TV Series)
Sandra Petch
- Sleeping with the Dead (2005) ... Sandra Petch
 2005 Almost Heaven
Rosie (as Nikki Amuka Bird)
 2004 Murder Prevention (TV Series)
Gemma
- Last Man Out: Part 2 (2004) ... Gemma
 2003-2004 Bad Girls (TV Series)
Paula Miles / PO Miles
- Episode #6.7 (2004) ... Paula Miles
- Episode #6.6 (2004) ... Paula Miles (as Nikki Amuka - Bird)
- Episode #6.5 (2004) ... Paula Miles (as Nikki Amuka - Bird)
- Episode #6.4 (2004) ... Paula Miles
- Episode #6.3 (2004) ... Paula Miles
 2002 NCS Manhunt (TV Series)
Janice Onwaugha
- Out of Time: Part 1 (2002) ... Janice Onwaugha
 2000 Doctors (TV Series)
Nurse
- Killing Me Softly (2000) ... Nurse (as Nikki Amuka Bird)
 2000 Safe as Houses (TV Movie)
Carole
 2000 Forgive and Forget (TV Movie)
Nicky
 1999 Grafters (TV Series)
Martha
- Episode #2.2 (1999) ... Martha (as Nicky Amuka Bird)
- Episode #2.1 (1999) ... Martha (as Nicky Amuka Bird)
 1999 The Bill (TV Series)
Doreen West
- Taxed (1999) ... Doreen West
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Other Works:

Her credits for Oxford Stange Company include: Shona/ Kitty in "Top Girls" by Caryl Churchill (2001) and Tetley in "50 Revolutions" by Murray Gold (1999). See more »

Alternate Names:

Nicky Amuka Bird | Nikki Amuka - Bird | Nikki Amuka Bird

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Trivia:

Trained at LAMDA.

Star Sign:

Pisces

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