Biography

Rakie Olufunmilayo Ayola is a Welsh actress.

She was born in Cardiff in May 1968, to a Sierra Leonean mother and a Nigerian father, and was raised by her mother's cousin and his wife in the Ely district of the city.

She studied at Glan Ely High School, and was a member of the Orbit Youth Theatre, South Glamorgan Youth Theatre, South Glamorgan Youth Choir and the National Youth Theatre of Wales.

She went on to attend the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, studying for a three-year acting diploma.

Rakie Olufunmilayo Ayola is a Welsh actress.

She was born in Cardiff in May 1968, to a Sierra Leonean mother and a Nigerian father, and was raised by her mother's cousin and his wife in the Ely district of the city.

She studied at Glan Ely High School, and was a member of the Orbit Youth Theatre, South Glamorgan Youth Theatre, South Glamorgan Youth Choir and the National Youth Theatre of Wales.

She went on to attend the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, studying for a three-year acting diploma.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Female

Known Credits 12

Birthday 1968-01-01

Place of Birth Cardiff, Wales, UK

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Also Known As

  • Rakie Olufunmilayo Ayola

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2019 Brexit: The Uncivil War as Camilla
2018 Been So Long as Martina
2016 King Lear as Goneril
2015 Code of a Killer(2 episodes) as Helena Adarkwa
2014 Under Milk Wood as Voice
2012 Dredd as Chief Judge
2012 Now Is Good as Phillippa
2005 Sahara as Mrs. Nwokolo
2004 The I Inside as Nurse Clayton
2003 Canterbury Tales(1 episode) as Nicky Constable
1994 Great Moments in Aviation as Gabriel Angel

Production

2018 Twelfth NightExecutive Producer

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