Rakie Ayola

Rakie Ayola

Rakie Ayola  Welsh Actress


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Rakie Ayola was previously married to Adam Smethurst (2004).


Rakie Ayola is a member of the following lists: Actresses from Cardiff, Actors from Cardiff and Yoruba actresses.


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First Name Rakie
Maiden Name Ayola
Full Name at Birth Rakie Ayola
Birthday 30th November, 1967
Birthplace Cardiff, Wales
Height 5' 5" (165 cm)
Build Slim
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Black
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity Black
Nationality Welsh
High School Glan Ely High School, Cardiff (did not graduate)
University Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama
Occupation Text Actress, Producer
Occupation Actress
Claim to Fame Kyla Tyson in Holby City
Year(s) Active 1993-present
Talent Agency (e.g. Modelling) Gordon & French, London
Official Websites http://www.rakieayola.com, www.thebritishblacklist.com/thebritishblacklist/rakie-ayola/

Rakie Olufunmilayo Ayola (born May 1968) is a Welsh actress, best known for her role as Kyla Tyson in the BBC medical drama Holby City. She first rose to prominence in the lead role of the 1993 Jeanette Winterson screenplay Great Moments in Aviation. Ayola has worked in theatre, film and television, appearing in a number of Shakespearean theatrical performances, Hollywood films The i Inside and Sahara, and British television shows including Soldier Soldier, EastEnders, Sea of Souls and Doctor Who. She appeared in Holby City from its eighth to eleventh series, from 2006 to 2008, and in 2009 starred in the CBBC musical comedy My Almost Famous Family.

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Rakie Ayola50Actress
Adam Smethurst-Actor


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
TansyFemaleJuly, 200414 years oldAdam Smethurst
ShaniFemaleJanuary, 20099 years oldAdam Smethurst


Flowers2016MoragTV Show
King Lear2016GonerilMovie
No Offence2015Nora AttahTV Show
Code of a Killer2015Helena AdarkwaTV Show
Gracie2015EdwinaShort Film
Under Milk Wood2014Voice (voice)Movie
Dredd2012Chief JudgeMovie
Stella2012HilaryTV Show
Now Is Good2012PhillippaMovie
Vera2011Amber HalefordTV Show
Been So Long2011MartinaMovie
Black Mirror2011ShellyTV Show
My Almost Famous Family2009Ella, Shakira, ShalondraTV Show
Sahara2005Mrs. NwokoloMovie
Doctor Who2005HostessTV Show
Sea of Souls2004YemiTV Show
The I Inside2003Nurse ClaytonMovie
Coming Up2003MojisolaTV Show
Canterbury Tales2003Nicky ConstableTV Show
Being April2002TaneshiaTV Show
Murder in Mind2001CallyTV Show
The Armando Iannucci Shows2001TV Show
Green-Eyed Monster2001LeilaTV Movie
Persephone's Playground2001MotherShort Film
Waking the Dead2000PaulineTV Show
The Secret Laughter of Women1999Talking DrumMovie
Holby City1999Kyla Tyson, Marianne LawsonTV Show
Maisie Raine1998D.C. Helen TomlinTV Show
Midsomer Murders1997Alice WinningTV Show
Tiger Bay1997HelenTV Show
Silent Witness1996Annie FarmerTV Show
Scarlett1994PansyTV Show
Nightshift1993TV Show
Great Moments in Aviation1993Gabriel AngelTV Movie
Going Underground: A Better Life Than Mine1993LaurenTV Movie
Soldier Soldier1991Bernie RobertsTV Show
London's Burning1988NinaTV Show
Casualty1986Karen GoddardTV Show
EastEnders1985Ms. FrenchTV Show
Children in Need1980Kyla TysonTV Show
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