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Caroline Chikezie

Caroline Chikezie was born on the 19th of February 1974 in England to Nigerian parents, Alfred and Monica Chikezie, a doctor and midwife. She is a British actress, best known for playing Sasha Williams in As If, Elaine Hardy in Footballers' Wives  and the Cyberwoman in Torchwood.

At the age of fourteen, Chikezie was sent to boarding school in Nigeria in an attempt to make her abandon her dreams to become an actress. Prior to this she had attended weekend classes at Italia Conti. On her return to the United Kingdom she enrolled in Brunel University where she studied Medicinal Chemistry because she was expected to take over her father's hospital in Nigeria. She later won a scholarship to the Academy of Live and Recorded Arts.

After acting in Holby City, Casualty, and the award-winning British film Babymother, Chikezie landed her first major role as bitchy Sasha Williams in As If  in 2001. In 2004 she landed a regular role as Kyle Pascoe's girlfriend Elaine Hardy in Series Three of Footballer's Wives. Other television work includes 40, Judas Kiss, Free Fall and Brothers and Sisters.

She appeared as Lisa Hallett, a member of the secret organisation of Torchwood who had been transformed into a half-human half-Cyberman in "Cyberwoman", an episode of Torchwood, and as Tamara, a fellow demon hunter, in the 3rd season premiere of Supernatural.

She also featured in movies like End of Days, Eragon as Nasuada, Breaking and Entering as Erika,Take 3 Girls as Spot, Æon Flux as Freya, The Mistress of Spices as Myisha, "Footballers' Wives" as Elaine Hardy.

She broke into the Nigerian entertainment scene when she starred in 2010 in a epic Nigerian drama film titled "Inale".

She is currently developing a health breverage in Los Angeles.

 

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en.wikipedia.org

youthvillageng.com

www.bellanaija.com

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