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Amma Asante


Amma Asante is a screenwriter and director, known for Belle (2013), and A Way of Life (2004). She is a former child actress, who began her writing career at the age of 23 with a script deals from both Channel 4 in the UK and BBC. Her first movie, A Way of Life, which she wrote and directed won her numerous awards, both in the UK and ... See full bio »

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Known For

Belle
Belle Director
(2013)
A Way of Life
A Way of Life Director
(2004)
Where Hands Touch
(2017)
A United Kingdom
A United Kingdom Director
(2016)

Filmography

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 2000 Hush Little Baby (Short)
Funmi
 1993-1994 Birds of a Feather (TV Series)
Angela's Voice / Sydnee
- First Time Caller (1994) ... Angela's Voice (voice)
- It Happened in Hollywood (1993) ... Sydnee
 1991 The Best of Friends (TV Movie)
The Black Girl in Search of God (uncredited)
 1990 Freddie and Max (TV Series)
Maid
- Episode #1.4 (1990) ... Maid
 1990 Desmond's (TV Series)
Veronica
- Veronica (1990) ... Veronica
 1989 The Bill (TV Series)
Secretary
- One for the Ladies (1989) ... Secretary
 1988 No Frills (TV Series)
Sharma
- Episode #1.6 (1988) ... Sharma
 1986-1987 Grange Hill (TV Series)
Cheryl Webb
- Episode #10.24 (1987) ... Cheryl Webb
- Episode #10.23 (1987) ... Cheryl Webb
- Episode #10.22 (1987) ... Cheryl Webb
- Episode #10.20 (1987) ... Cheryl Webb
- Episode #10.19 (1987) ... Cheryl Webb
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Amma Asante is married to Soren Kragh Pedersen - Chief of Media and PR, Europol (European Police).

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