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Adjoa Andoh is a Actor born on 14 january 1963 at Bristol (United-kingdom)

Adjoa Andoh

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Birth name Adjoa Aiboom Helen Andoh
Birth 14 january 1963 (61 years) at Bristol (United-kingdom)

Adjoa Andoh (born 14 January 1963) is a British film, television, stage and radio actress of Ghanaian descent. She is known on the UK stage for lead roles at the RSC, the National Theatre, the Royal Court Theatre and the Almeida Theatre, and is a familiar face on British television (notably in two series of Doctor Who as companion Martha's mother Francine Jones, 90 episodes of the BBC's long-running medical drama Casualty as Staff Nurse (later Sister) Colette Griffiths and a year in the BBC's EastEnders). Andoh is the voice of Alexander McCall Smith's No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency; she won "Audio Book of the Year" for Tea Time for the Traditionally Built.

She made her Hollywood debut in Autumn 2009 starring as Nelson Mandela's Chief of Staff Brenda Mazibuko alongside Morgan Freeman as Mandela in Clint Eastwood's Invictus.


In October 2009 Andoh was licensed as a Reader (a lay preacher) in the Church of England.

Best films

Invictus (2009)

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Filmography of Adjoa Andoh (6 films)

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Fractured (2019)
, 1h40
Directed by Brad Anderson
Origin USA
Genres Thriller
Actors Sam Worthington, Adjoa Andoh, Lily Rabe, Stephen Tobolowsky
Roles Dr. Isaacs
Rating65% 3.2527853.2527853.2527853.2527853.252785
Le film débute par une dispute de couple en voiture. Dans la voiture se trouvent Ray, Joanne et Peri Monroe, leur fille. Peri a un casque sur ses oreilles où elle écoute de la musique afin de ne pas pouvoir écouter l'altercation entre ses parents. Dans la voiture, Ray reproche à Joanne que ses beaux-parents ont été désagréable avec lui durant le repas de Thanksgiving (États-Unis) et Joanne lui reproche de ne plus être le même homme qu'au début et que leur couple bat de l'aile.
Closed Circuit, 1h36
Directed by John Crowley
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Thriller, Crime
Themes Films about terrorism
Actors Eric Bana, Rebecca Hall, Ciarán Hinds, Jim Broadbent, Isaac Hempstead Wright, Barbora Bobulova
Roles News Reporter 2
Rating61% 3.097433.097433.097433.097433.09743
The film opens with a crowded London market (borough market) being destroyed through an explosive terrorist attack. Farroukh Erdogan is detained as the primary suspect and mastermind of the attack while his two alleged co-conspirators are killed in attempts to apprehend them (unseen to the viewer).
In the Dark Half, 1h25
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Horror
Actors Tony Curran, Simon Armstrong, Lyndsey Marshal, Jessica Barden, Georgia Henshaw, Adjoa Andoh
Roles Pathologist
Rating54% 2.7099552.7099552.7099552.7099552.709955
Marie, a 15-year-old girl, lives with Kathy, her mother, and occasionally babysits for her next door neighbor, Filthy, a poacher who is widely rumored to have murdered his wife. Marie and Kathy have been drifting apart, and there are unresolved issues between them. Kathy's behavior has been erratic, and Marie believes that her mother plans to leave her. When Filthy's young son, Sean, spontaneously dies of apparently natural causes while Marie is babysitting him, Marie becomes obsessed with her neighbor and begins to think that his stories about spirits in the hills may be true. Filthy, devastated by the loss of his son, reacts furiously when Marie loots his traps and breaks into his house to steal Sean's favorite toy. When Marie states that she needs these items in order to appease the spirits and contact his dead son, Filthy initially dismisses the myths as idle stories he told Sean. However, Filthy eventually comes to believe Marie and commits suicide to be with son, whom he believes to be lonely. Before he dies, Filthy urges Marie to return to her own father, and Marie realises that she has repressed her mother's suicide; instead of living with her mother, she has been working through her grief and denial while ignoring her father. Having come to terms with this loss, Marie reunites with her father.
Invictus (2009)
, 2h14
Directed by Clint Eastwood
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Biography, Historical
Themes Films set in Africa, Films about racism, Sports films, Rugby, Political films, Rugby à XV
Actors Morgan Freeman, Matt Damon, Scott Eastwood, Adjoa Andoh, Leleti Khumalo, Julian Lewis Jones
Roles Brenda Mazibuko
Rating72% 3.648643.648643.648643.648643.64864
On 11 February 1990, Nelson Mandela is released from Victor Verster Prison after having spent 27 years in jail. Four years later, Mandela is elected the first black President of South Africa. His presidency faces enormous challenges in the post-Apartheid era, including rampant poverty and crime, and Mandela is particularly concerned about racial divisions between black and white South Africans, which could lead to violence. The ill will which both groups hold towards each other is seen even in his own security detail where relations between the established white officers, who had guarded Mandela's predecessors, and the black ANC additions to the security detail, are frosty and marked by mutual distrust.
Adulthood (2008)
, 1h39
Directed by Noel Clarke
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Crime
Themes Films about music and musicians, Hip hop films, Gangster films
Actors Noel Clarke, Scarlett Alice Johnson, Adam Deacon, Jacob Anderson, Femi Oyeniran, Shanika Warren-Markland
Roles Mrs. Peel
Rating65% 3.297453.297453.297453.297453.29745
Six years after being jailed for killing Trife, Sam is released from prison. During the course of the film, it is revealed that Sam has changed dramatically and is not the person he was six years ago. He has learnt from his mistakes and is still haunted by his crime.