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Toks Olagundoye

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Olatokunbo Susan Olasobunmi Abeke "Toks" Olagundoye (born September 16, 1975, height 5' 8½" (1,74 m)) is a Nigerian television and film actress, writer and producer. She is known for her role as Jackie Joyner-Kersee in the ABC TV sitcom The Neighbors. Her name is pronounced "Tokes Awlahgoondawyay". Early life Olatokunbo Susan Olasobunmi Abeke Olagundoye was born in Lagos, Nigeria, to a Norwegian mother and a Nigerian father. As a youth, she was educated in Nigeria, Switzerland, and England. She received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in theatre from Smith College. Career She made her screen debut in 2002 on an episode of the television series The Education of Max Bickford. Her film debut in Brown Sugar was the same year. She appeared opposite Ruby Dee in a 2001 off-Broadway production Saint Lucy's Eyes and in 2005, cofounded theater company Three Chicks Theatre, which produced Andrea Lepcio's One Nation Under in 2008. Olagundoye has guest-starred on Ugly Betty, Law & Order, CSI: NY, Switched at Birth, NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service and Prime Suspect. Her film credits include A Beautiful Soul, Come Back to Me, Absolute Trust and The Salon. In 2012, Olagundoye was cast as series regular in the ABC comedy series The Neighbors.

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Sep 16, 1975 In Lagos - Nigeria
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Castle 2009-03-09
Latest Project:
Series Arcane 2021-11-06
Known For
Poster of Salem Rogers
Poster of Democracy at Work
Poster of The Neighbors
Poster of Switched at Birth
Series Arcane Mel (voice) 2021-11-06
Movie Blanketyy Woman 2020-02-17
Movie Carmen Sandiego: To Steal or Not to Steal Countess Cleo (voice) 2020-03-10
Movie Reign of the Supermen Cat Grant (voice) 2019-01-10
Movie Steven Universe: The Movie Nanefua Pizza (voice) 2019-09-02
Movie The Death of Superman Cat Grant (voice) 2018-08-28
Movie Dog Days Nina 2018-08-10
Series Castlevania Zamfir (voice) 2017-07-07
Movie Unicorn Store Female Professor 2017-09-11
Series DuckTales Mrs. Beakley (Voice) 2017-08-12
Movie Salem Rogers Hookah Cartwright 2015-01-15
Series The Fosters Faith 2013-06-03
Series The Neighbors Jackie Joyner-Kersee 2012-09-26
Movie Democracy at Work Meghan Oliver 2012-11-03
Series Switched at Birth Unknown 2011-06-06
Series Castle Hayley Shipton 2009-03-09