Hugh Quarshie

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Birthday
22, 1954
Birthplace
Accra, Ghana
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
22, 1954 (age 64)
Birthplace
Accra, Ghana

About

Internationally-acclaimed actor who was best known for his roles as Sunda in Highlander and Captain Panaka in Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace. He began playing Ric Griffin on the long-running BBC medical drama Holby City in 2001.

Before Fame

He briefly pondered pursuing journalism as a career, but settled on acting, eventually becoming a member of the Royal Shakespeare Company.

Trivia

In 2003, he appeared in Conspiracy of Silence.

Family Life

He comes from Ghanaian, English, and Dutch roots, and his father, Richard Quarshie, descended from African chiefs.

Associated With

He appeared in the two-part Doctor Who episode, "Daleks in Manhattan" and "Evolution of the Daleks" in April 2007, during David Tennant's tenure as the 10th doctor.