Nina Sosanya is an English actress. She was born in London to a Nigerian father. She trained at the Northern School of Contemporary Dance, gaining A-Levels in performing arts.
She has appeared in many roles in the theatre, on television and in films, for example in Sorted, People Like Us, Teachers, Love Actually, Nathan Barley, Renaissance, Casanova, as Karen Blaine in the Jonathan Creek episode "The Three Gamblers", Much Ado About Nothing, Cape Wrath/Meadowlands, the Doctor Who episode "Fear Her", and FM.
In 2003 she played Rosalind in As You Like It with the Royal Shakespeare Company at the Swan Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon; in 2008 she returned to the RSC to play Rosaline in Love's Labour's Lost and in 2009 appeared in a radio adaptation of a story from the short-story collection The State of the Art.
She reads the part of Sephy on the audio book versions of Malorie Blackman's Noughts and Crosses series.
In January 2010 Nina appeared as Mae Pollock in Cat on a Hot Tin Roof by Tennessee Williams at the Novello Theatre, London.
She appeared as Colly Trent in series 2 of the BBC television drama, Five Days.