Nikki Amuka-Bird Movies and Career Information
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Nikki Amuka-Bird is a Nigerian born British actress of the stage and screen. 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 Torchwood. 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.