|Nikki Amuka-Bird Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 7 in|
|Date of Birth||February 27, 1976|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Nikki Amuka-Bird is a Nigerian-born British BAFTA-nominated actress who is recognized for her role as Natalie in BBC’s NW.
Delta State, Nigeria
Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Nikki was admitted to a boarding school in England. Later, she went on to attend the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art.
- Father – Sam Amuka-Pemu
- Mother – Patricia
Nikki is represented by Gary O’Sullivan of Accelerate Management.
5 ft 7 in or 170 cm
64 kg or 141 lbs
Boyfriend / Spouse
Nikki has dated –
- Geoffrey Streatfeild (2003-2010) – Nikki was married to English actor Geoffrey Streatfeild from 2003 to 2010.
Race / Ethnicity
Nikki is of Nigerian descent.
- Her short hairstyle
- Fuller lips
Nikki Amuka-Bird Favorite Things
- Thing To Do On A Day Out – “Going through Fig Tree Drive and along the coastline to Ffryes beach”
Source – The Guardian
Nikki Amuka-Bird Facts
- She left Nigeria at an early age with her mother and moved to England. Nikki also resided in Lagos and Antigua as well.
- While studying in Britain, Nikki wanted to be a dancer. However, a back injury put an end to her passion for good after which she decided to enroll in drama college.
- Nikki began her career as a stage actress with the Royal Shakespeare Company.
- She made her debut film appearance as Nicky in Forgive and Forget in 2000. Prior to that, Nikki was cast in her first television series Holby City in 1999.
- In 2006, she was featured in the theatre film The Omen alongside the likes of actors Julia Stiles, Liev Schreiber, Mia Farrow, David Thewlis, and Pete Postlethwaite.
- Her father continued to reside in Delta State, Nigeria even as of February 2023.
- Nikki’s theatre credits include Welcome to Thebes (National Theatre) World Music (Crucible Theatre, Sheffield, and Donmar Warehouse), Top Girls (Oxford Stage Company), A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Tempest, The Servant of Two Masters (RSC), Doubt: A Parable (Tricycle Theatre).
- Her film and television credits include Jupiter Ascending, The Laundromat, The Outfit, Knock at the Cabin, Doctors, The Whistleblowers, Doctor Who, and Gold Digger.
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