Enuka Okuma

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Enuka Okuma
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Enuka Okuma at Toronto Film Festival 2011
Born Enuka Vanessa Okuma
September 20, 1976
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Enuka Vanessa Okuma /ɛˈnkə ɵˈkmə/ (born September 20, 1976) is a Canadian actress. She is best known for her work on the TV series Madison, on the TV series Sue Thomas F.B. Eye, and the Nickelodeon teen drama Fifteen. She currently portrays Traci Nash in the Canadian drama Rookie Blue, and is known internationally for portraying the role of Marika Donoso on the seventh season of the Fox series 24.

Personal life[edit]

Okuma is of Nigerian descent credited alternatively as Enuka Okuma and Enuka Vanessa Okuma. She provided the voice of Lady Une in Gundam Wing, and of Jade in the Canadian animated series War Planets and also in an episode of MythQuest. On July 2, 2011 she married Joe Gasparik.[1]

Also in 2011, she made her directorial debut in the short film, Cookie, on which she is also credited as writer, actor, and executive producer.[2]


Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Presenter Award Work Result
2011 Gemini Awards Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Supporting Role in a Dramatic Series Enuka Okuma ("Traci Nash") - Rookie Blue Nominated


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