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Saidah Arrika Ekulona Poster

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Overview (1)

Height 5' 9" (1.75 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Saidah Arrika Ekulona is an award-winning theatre, television and film actress. She's originated roles on Broadway, Off-Broadway, in regional theatres and international theatres, and originated the role of Mama Nadi in the Pulitzer Prize winning play Ruined, for which she won an Obie Award, Lucille Lortel Award, Jeff Award, Audelco Award and the Black Theatre Alliance Award. Saidah received her BA from Albright College and her MFA from University of Minnesota.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Tony Hecht

Trivia (4)

Is also a South African dialect coach.
4 May 2002, received the Young Alumna Outstanding Achievement Award, Albright College, Reading, Pennsylvania.
2009 Village Voice Obie Award recipient and Joseph Jefferson Award winner for her performance in the off-Broadway production, "Ruined".
Performing in the off-Broadway hit, "Fabulation", with the L.A. Theater Works with Charlayne Woodard. [October 2004]

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