Senegalese-French movie actress. Her credits include roles in a French film noir titled Diamant 13; a French thriller called Cache; and an Italian romantic movie titled Bianco e Nero.
Early in her career, she earned a Cesar Award nomination for her role in the critically-acclaimed film Bamako.
She appeared with Audrey Tautou in the 2005 film Les Poupees Russes (Russian Dolls).
Born in Senegal to a Gambian-Senagalese mother and a Mali-native father, she moved to France as a young child.
She and Steve Buscemi both appeared in the popular 2006 film Paris, Je t'aime.