Nikki Amuka-Bird

Last updated 09 January 2020

Nikki Amuka-Bird

Born: Friday 27th February 1976 (age: 48)


Nikki Amuka-Bird is an English television, stage and film actress. Her theatrical credits include Welcome to Thebes (National Theatre); Twelfth Night (Bristol Old Vic); World Music (Crucible Theatre, Sheffield and Donmar Warehouse); Top Girls (Oxford Stage Company); A Midsummer Night's DreamThe Tempest and The Servant of Two Masters(Royal Shakespeare Company); Doubt: A Parable (Tricycle Theatre).

Her film credits include The Omen (2006 remake), CargoAlmost Heaven as well as the screen adaptation of Alexander McCall Smith's novel The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency. On television, she has appeared in SpooksThe Line of BeautyThe Last EnemyRobin HoodTorchwood, and a recurring role in the reimagined BBC apocalyptic series Survivors. In 2010 she appeared as Det Supt Gaynor Jenkins in the BBC's Silent Witness.

She appeared in the BBC adaptation of Andrea Levy's award winning novel, Small Island, broadcast in December 2009.

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