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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:
22
First Appeared:
Series Arcane 2021-11-06
Latest Project:
In the series American Dad! 2005-02-06
Known For
Poster of Blanketyy
Poster of Steven Universe: The Movie
Poster of Vixen: The Movie
Poster of Democracy at Work
Filmography
Series Arcane Mel (voice)
Movie Carmen Sandiego: To Steal or Not to Steal Countess Cleo (voice)
Movie Blanketyy Woman
Movie The Death and Return of Superman Cat Grant (voice)
Movie Steven Universe: The Movie Nanefua Pizza
Movie Reign of the Supermen Cat Grant (voice)
Movie The Death of Superman Cat Grant (voice)
Movie Dog Days Nina
Movie Vixen: The Movie Mari's Mother / News Reporter / Teaching Assistant (voice)
Series Castlevania Zamfir (voice)
Series DuckTales Mrs. Beakley (voice)
Movie Unicorn Store Female Professor
Series The Gifted Carla
Series Crazy Ex-Girlfriend Julia
Movie Salem Rogers Hookah Cartwright
Series The Fosters Faith
Movie Democracy at Work Meghan Oliver
Series The Neighbors Jackie Joyner-Kersee
Series Switched at Birth Unknown
Series Modern Family Lucy
Series Castle Hayley Shipton
Series American Dad! Unknown