Kananu Kirimi

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Kananu Kirimi (born 1977) is a British actress born in Nairobi, Kenya of a Kenyan father and Scottish mother.

Kirimi starred as locum Dr. Joan Makori in the ITV1 drama series The Royal.

Kirimi’s early years were spent at boarding school in Perth, she then took a three-year course at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art.

She also appeared in the 2006 film, The Queen.

Her career developed as a classical actor in the theatre taking roles such as Viola in the Royal Shakespeare Company’s Twelfth Night and in Adrian Noble's 2002 Pericles, Prince of Tyre.

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