Adjoa Andoh Biography
Adjoa Andoh is a British Actress/Narrator playing the role of Agatha and Lady Danbury in the Television series, Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story. This series premiered on the 4th of May 2023. She is also known for narrating the world life series, Chasing the Rain on BBC America.
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Andoh happens to be among the cast members of the new season of Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story which premiered on the 4th of May 2022. Here, she plays the role of Lady Danbury and Agatha. In this series, Lady Danbury happens to be a biting, discerning doyenne of London society in the year 1814. In this new series, the show has about 6 episodes.
A Bridgerton Story focuses on the young Queen Charlotte’s rise to eminence power as it follows two plotlines. These plotlines are the present Bridgerton in 1817 and Bridgerton in 1761 having Charlotte meeting and wedding King George. Queen Charlotte’s marriage to King George brings an epic love story that later transforms high society in the Bridgerton Universe Prequel. In this series, Adjoa will feature alongside other famous actors and actresses such as;
Adjoa Andoh Age
Andoh was born on the 14th of January 1963 in Clifton, Bristol, United Kingdom as Adjoa Aiboom Helen Andoh. She celebrates her birthday on the 14th of January 1963. Andoh is 60 years old as of 2023.
Adjoa Andoh Height
Andoh stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 4 inches.
Adjoa Andoh Family
Andoh was born and raised in Clifton, Bristol, United Kingdom to her loving and caring parents. Her mother was a teacher and is from England whereas her father a journalist and musician was from Ghana. She was raised alongside her brother, Yeofi who she manages to keep information about away from the limelight. Andoh states that they moved from Bristol after her father got a job with British Aerospace.
Adjoa Andoh Husband
Andoh is married to her husband, Howard Cunnel whom she tied the knot with in the year 2001. They first met in the year 1994 when Cunnel had taken over the bookshop at Battersea Arts Centre. Andoh used to attend the theatre company, Wild Iris and also had an office there.
Andoh and Howard began dating in the year 1995 until their eventual marriage in 2001. In the course of their marriage, her husband, Cunnel has worked as a writer, scuba diving instructor, lifeguard, and lecturer.
Together, the duo are proud parents to their three children, two daughters who were born in the year 1985/86 and 1996 respectively, and one son who was born in the year 1997. Her first daughter was from a previously unknown relationship. Her eldest daughter happens to be a mother and works as a schoolteacher. Together as a family, they reside in Sussex and were previously living in Brixton.
Adjoa Andoh Education
Andoh is a proud graduate of Katharine Lady Berkeley’s School where she obtained her high school certificate. After this, she went on to join Bristol Polytechnic where she was studying law. She, however, left the school after about two years in order to pursue her acting career.
Adjoa Andoh’s Net Worth
Andoh has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned through her successful career as an Actress and Narrator.
Adjoa Andoh Career
Andoh is among the cast members of the series, Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story which premiered on the 4th of May 2023. She undertook the role of Lady Banbury in the year 2020. The British actress has played roles with the Royal Court Theatre, the National Theatre, the Royal Shakespeare Company, and the Almeida Theatre on stage.
She has also played a role in the television series, Doctor Who where she played the role of Francine Jones. This is in addition to playing a role in the 90 episodes BBC medical drama series, Casualty, and BBC EastEnders.
Her Hollywood acting career began in the autumn of the year 2009 when she played the role of Nelson Mandela’s Chief of Staff, Brenda Mazibuko. There, she played this role alongside, Morgan Freeman who played the role of Mandela, in Clint Eastwood’s drama film, Invictus. The month of July 2022 saw him become an honorary fellow of the Royal Society of Literature.
Adjoa Andoh Film, Television, and Radio
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Aside from Andoh’s acting career, she was also a member of the BBC’s Radio Drama Company. This is in addition to playing different narration jobs in a number of shows. Andoh was privileged to be a narrator in the show, Chateau DIY. The show tells of the tales, tribulations, and trials of the amazingly brave châteaux owners. This is after a year of uncertainty as they bring in more ambitious projects for their loyal viewers to follow.
Aside from this, she was the narrator of the docuseries, Chasing the Rains which premiered for the second time on the 22nd of April 2023. This series narrates about the African Wildlife and their struggle for food, and water to survive. It first premiered on the 18th of December 2022, and then its second episode aired on the 25th of December 2022.
Adjoa Andoh The Witcher
The year 2021 saw Adjoa feature in the fantasy drama series, The Witcher where she was playing the role of Nenneke. There, she was playing the role of a shrewd High Priestess of the Temple of Melitele in ELlander. Aside from this, she was also Geralt’s old friend. Her first appearance was in the second season of the series.
Adjoa Andoh Doctor Who
Andoh was privileged to play the supporting role of Francine Jones, between the years 2007 and 2008. There, she recurred her roles in episodes, 42, Smith and Jones, Last of the Time Lords, The Lazarus Experiment, Journey’s End, The Sound of Drums, and The Stolen Earth.
Adjoa Andoh Casualty
Andoh was privileged to play a role in the medical drama series, Casualty. Her first appearance was in the year 1993 before making an appearance in the series sequence between the years 2000 and 2003. Back in the year 1993, she played the role of Maggie. Later on, she was brought in as Colette Kierney/Griffiths. Andoh played a role in about 73 episodes of the series.
Adjoa Andoh Invictus
Back in the year 2009, Andoh was playing the role of Brenda Mazibuko in the biographical sports film, Invictus. Mazibuko happens to be the Chief of Staff of Nelson Mandela. For her, the role of Brand was her Hollywood debut.
Adjoa Andoh Theatre
Aside from Adjoa’s appearances, in movies and television series, she has also played different roles in different stages and theatres across the United States. Among her work credits are, Stuff Happens, Revenger’s Tragedy, and His Dark Materials which she played at the National Theatre. This is in addition to playing a role on the National Theatre Studio where she featured in A Streetcar Named Desire.
Andoh has also played roles for the Royal Court which include featuring Sugar Mummies and Breath, Troilus and Cressida, Tamburlaine, The Odyssey, and Julius Caesar. She also played Richard II for Globe and Les Liaisons Dangerous for Donmae Warehouse.
Andoh also played roles in Great Expectation, Nights at the Circus, Blood Wedding, The Dispute, and Julius Ceasar. In addition to this, she played the role of Lyric Hammersmith in Pericles, The Vagina Monologues, Great Expectation, In The Red and Brown Water, Starstruck, and Purgatorio.
Adjoa Andoh Illness
Andoh shared that she suffers from dyspraxia during an interview on Loose Women, a panel show that airs on ITV. Aside from this, she shared that her eldest daughter suffers from the same condition. She revealed that her daughter was diagnosed with this disease when she was in nursery school in the 1980s.
Then she stated that a young woman had come to the school for her Ph.D. in occupational therapy and did various tests on the kids. Among the kids that were chosen was her eldest daughter and after the results it was revealed that she had the same condition. Dyspraxia(Development Coordination Disorder) is a condition that affects movements and coordination.
Andoh further revealed that she practices a lot with props and really focuses on dance moves. Aside from this, she stated that she required lots of repetition for any physical activities. As a result of this condition, she was not able to the show, Strictly Come Dancing.