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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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Born:
Sep 16, 1975 In Lagos - Nigeria
Movie/TV Credits:
15
First Appeared:
In the series Castle 2009-03-08
Latest Project:
Movie Steven Universe: The Movie 2019-09-02
Known For
Poster of Dog Days
Poster of Salem Rogers
Poster of Democracy at Work
Poster of The Neighbors

Toks Olagundoye Movies Filmography

Movie
Steven Universe: The Movie
Nanefua Pizza 2019-09-02
Movie
Reign of the Supermen
Cat Grant (voice) 2019-01-13
Movie
The Death and Return of Superman
Cat Grant (voice) 2019-01-13
Movie
Dog Days
Nina 2018-08-10
Movie
The Death of Superman
Cat Grant (voice) 2018-07-03
Series
The Gifted
Carla 2017-10-02
Movie
Unicorn Store
Female Professor 2017-09-11
Series
DuckTales
Mrs. Beakley (voice) 2017-08-12
Movie
Vixen: The Movie
Mari's Mother / News Reporter / Teaching Assistant (voice) 2017-05-08
Movie
Salem Rogers
Hookah Cartwright 2015-01-15
Series
The Fosters
Faith 2013-06-03
Movie
Democracy at Work
Meghan Oliver 2012-11-03
Series
The Neighbors
Jackie Joyner-Kersee 2012-09-26
Series
Switched at Birth
Unknown 2011-06-06
Series
Castle
Hayley Shipton 2009-03-08