Jessica Oyelowo

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Jessica Oyelowo
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Jessica Oyelowo at the International Press Academy’s 12th Annual Satellite Awards
Born Jessica Watson
1978 (age 36–37)
Spouse(s) David Oyelowo (m. 1998)
Children 4

Jessica Oyelowo (born Jessica Watson in 1978) is an English actress.

She attended Woodbridge School as a child and was a member of the National Youth Music Theatre. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband, actor David Oyelowo, and their three sons and daughter.

In 2006, she starred as Detective Sergeant Alex Jones[1] in Mayo and went on to appear in Murphy's Law alongside James Nesbitt, in 2007.[2]

She appeared as Mrs Equiano (alongside her husband as Olaudah Equiano) in Grace Unshackled – The Olaudah Equiano Story, a radio play adapting Equiano's autobiography. This was first broadcast, on BBC 7, on Easter Sunday 8 April 2007.[3]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Television[edit]

  • Unfinished Business (1999, 2 episodes, as Flora)
  • People Like Us (1999, 1 episode, as Emma 'The Lodger')
  • Reach for the Moon (2000, 1 episode, as Claire Jones)
  • Lee Evans: So What Now? (2001, 1 episode, as Swinger)
  • Helen West (2002, 2 episodes, as Rose Darvey)
  • Hex (2004, 2 episodes, as Rachel McBain)
  • The Gil Mayo Mysteries (2006, 8 episodes, as DS Alex Jones)
  • Murphy's Law (2007, 3 episodes, as D.C. Jackie Cole)
  • Off the Map (2011, 1 episode, as Chloe)
  • Childrens Hospital (2012, 1 episode, as Mother)

Short films[edit]

  • Big Guy (2009, as Bear Vendor)
  • Rahab (2011, as Rahab)

Stage work[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Suffolk actress in crime show Ipswitch Star. March 31, 2006. Retrieved January 6, 2015
  2. ^ "Be glad he's on your side". BBC. Retrieved 4 October 2007. [dead link]
  3. ^ BBC – Press Office – Network Radio Programme Information Week 15 Easter Sunday 15 April 2007
  4. ^ Theatre. Cyrano de Bergerac The Guardian. December 7, 2006. Retrieved January 6, 2015

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