|Adjoa Andoh Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 4 in|
|Date of Birth||January 14, 1963|
Adjoa Andoh is a British actress, writer, and director who is a well-known film, television, stage, and radio actress. Some of her most prominent work is with the Royal Shakespeare Company, the National Theatre, the Royal Court Theatre, and the Almeida Theatre.
Adjoa Aiboom Helen Andoh
Clifton, Bristol, England, United Kingdom
Adjoa studied at Katharine Lady Berkeley’s School.
Later, she enrolled at Bristol Polytechnic, where Adjoa was studied law but decided to quit just 2 years after joining there in order to pursue a career in acting.
Actress, Director, Writer
- Siblings – Yeofi (Brother)
Adjoa is represented by Curtis Brown.
5 ft 4 in or 162.5 cm
56 kg or 123.5 lbs
Boyfriend / Spouse
Andoh has dated –
- Howard Cunnell (2001-Present) – The couple got married to lecturer Howard Cunnell in March 2001, and has 3 children.
Race / Ethnicity
Multiracial (White and Black)
She has English ancestry on her mother’s side and Ghanian ancestry on her father’s side.
- She has a heart-shaped face.
- Afro hairstyle
Adjoa Andoh Facts
- Her mother was a teacher and her father was a musician and journalist.
- She was raised in Wickwar in Gloucestershire.
- In the year 1990, Andoh made her debut TV show appearance as Karen in EastEnders. Later, in 1995, she appeared in her first theatrical film titled What My Mother Told Me as Jesse.
- She is a proud supporter of Leeds United.
- Adjoa is a licensed Reader (a lay preacher) in the Church of England since October 2009.
- In 2009, Adjoa was cast as Nelson Mandela‘s Chief of Staff Brenda Mazibuko alongside actor Morgan Freeman as Mandela in Clint Eastwood‘s Invictus.
- One of the earliest posts that she uploaded to her self-titled Instagram account was on June 13, 2020.
- Andoh was once a member of BBC’s Radio Drama Company.
- A few of her most prominent acting credits have been in Doctor Who, Casualty, and EastEnders.
- She lent her voice to audiobook versions of Alexander McCall Smith’s series of No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency novels. Andoh received the Audio Book of the Year award for the 10th novel of the series called Tea Time for the Traditionally Built.
Featured Image By Adjoa Andoh / Instagram