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Nikki Amuka-Bird (centre) as Beth with Gwen Cooper (Eve Myles) (left) and Jack Harkness (John Barrowman) (right) in Torchwood

Nikki Amuka-Bird (born 1976) is a Nigerian born British actress of the stage and screen. She played Samantha Willis in Survivors. Her theatrical credits include Twelfth Night (Bristol Old Vic); World Music (Crucible Theatre, Sheffield and Donmar Warehouse); Top Girls (Oxford Stage Company); A Midsummer Night's Dream, The Tempest and The Servant of Two Masters (Royal Shakespeare Company); Doubt: A Parable (Tricycle Theatre). She is married to the actor Geoffrey Streatfield.

Her film credits include The Omen (2006 remake), Cargo, Almost 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 Spooks, The Line of Beauty, The Last Enemy, Robin Hood and the Torchwood episode, Sleeper. She is currently playing Samantha Willis - the last surviving member of the government - 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. [1]

FilmographyEdit

  • Silent Witness (BBC One TV Series) as Det Supt Gaynor Jenkins
  • Small Island (BBC1, Autumn 2009)
  • Survivors (BBC One TV Series, 2008 and 2010) as Samantha Willis MP
  • The Disappeared (2008) as Shelley Cartwright
  • The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency (2008 screen adaptation) as Alice Busang
  • The Last Enemy (2008 TV mini-series) as Susan Ross (unknown episodes)
  • Torchwood (TV Series, 2008) as Beth Halloran/Sleeper Agent (one episode)
  • The Whistleblowers (2007 TV Series) as Helen Errol (one episode)
  • Five Days (2007 TV mini-series) as PC Simone Farnes
  • Born Equal (2006 TV series) as Itshe
  • Robin Hood (TV Series, 2006) as Abbess (1 episode)
  • Spooks (TV Series 2006) as Michelle Lopez (1 episode)
  • The Omen (2006) as Dr. Becker
  • The Line of Beauty (TV Series 2006) as Rosemary Charles (2 episodes)
  • Shoot the Messenger (2006) as Heather
  • The True Voice of Prostitution (2006) (TV)
  • Cargo (2006) as Subira
  • Casualty @ Holby City as Moji Muzenda (3 episodes, 2005)
  • Holby City (3 episodes, 1999-2005) as various
  • Casualty as Moji Muzenda (1 episode, 2005)
  • Afterlife (TV Series, 2005) Sandra Petch (1 episode)
  • Almost Heaven (TV, 2005) as Rosie
  • Silent Witness (TV Series, 2005) Simone Campbell (1 episode)
  • Murder Prevention (TV Series, 2004) as Gemma (1 episode)
  • Bad Girls (TV Series) as Paula Miles (8 episodes, 2003-2004)
  • Canterbury Tales (TV Series, 2003) as Constance Musa (1 episode)
  • Doctors (TV Series, 2000) as Nurse (1 episode)
  • Safe as Houses (2000 TV series) as Carole (unknown episodes)
  • Forgive and Forget (2000, TV) as Emma
  • The Bill (TV Series, 1999) as Doreen West (1 episode)
  • Grafters (TV mini-series, 1998) as Martha (unknown episodes)

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