Rowena King Movies and Career Information
Dec 06, 1970
Rowena Josephine King (born 6 December 1970), sometimes credited as Roweena King, is an English film, television and theatre actress. She was born in London, England, to an African mother and a Caucasian British father. Rowena King spent her childhood with her parents, Joseph and Roweena on the outskirts of London. King received formal dramatic instruction in Great Britain, at the London Drama School. Following her education, she appeared in ensemble work with the Royal Shakespeare Company and became a frequent presence on U.K. television. King is perhaps best known for her appearance as Amelie, the provocative and sensual Jamaican slave in the film Wide Sargasso Sea, costarring Karina Lombard and Nathaniel Parker. She has appeared in ten films and over twenty television productions.