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Chizzy Akudolu

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7, 1973
London, England
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7, 1973 (age 48)
London, England


Both a National Television Award and Screen Nation Award nominee, she is best known for her acclaimed role as Mo Effanga in Holby City. Previous notable television roles of hers include Cookie in Jinx, Angel in Dead Set and various parts in both Gigglebiz and Stupid.

Before Fame

She was one of eight comedians to win the BBC Talent Initiative, The Urban Sketch Showcase, in 2002. Her first appearances on television were in 15 Storeys High and EastEnders.


Her short film 5 Minutes which she wrote, produced and directed won Best Short Film at the Music Screen and Video Awards in 2014.

Family Life

She was born in London, England, UK. 

Associated With

She was a guest-star on the IFC comedy series The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret, starring David Cross in the title role.