Nina Toussaint-White

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Nina Toussaint-White
Born 1985 (age 31–32)
Occupation Actress
Years active 2007–present

Nina Toussaint-White (born 1985) is an English actress. She played Syd Chambers in 2009 in the BBC One soap EastEnders. She also played Angie Bailey, in the soap Emmerdale.

Raised in Plumstead, south east London, Toussaint-White trained at the Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts Clapham on their three-year BA acting course.


She made her professional debut in a 2007 episode of Casualty, followed by an appearance in The Bill, a year later.

In 2009, Toussaint-White was offered the part of nurse Syd, a new love interest for Bradley Branning in EastEnders, making her first screen appearance in February 2009. She played this character until her departure in October 2009.[1] She has also appeared in Primeval, and acted in several stage productions, including A Midsummer Night's Dream. [2]

Following her departure from EastEnders in 2009, Toussaint-White guest starred on the Doctor Who episode "Let's Kill Hitler" which aired on 27 August 2011.[3] In February 2012 she appeared as Mattie Grace in Holby City. In March 2012, it was announced that Toussaint-White would appear opposite her ex-EastEnders co-star Lacey Turner in the ITV2 supernatural drama Switch.[4]

In 2015 Toussaint-White appeared as Tree in The Etienne Sisters at the Theatre Royal Stratford East.[5] For this performance she was nominated for Best Performance in a Musical in the 2016 UK Theatre Awards alongside her co-cast members Allyson Ava-Brown and Jennifer Saayeng.[6]

In September 2016 Toussaint-White appeared as Jane alongside Dominic Cooper and Ophelia Lovibond in the revival of The Libertine by Stephen Jeffreys at the Theatre Royal Bath.[7]


Film and television
Year Title Role Notes
2007 Casualty Bunmi Episode: "Core Values"
2008 Bill, TheThe Bill Janice Pool Episode: "Overkill"
2009 Primeval Melanie Episode: "3.3"
2009 EastEnders Syd Chambers Recurring role (41 episodes)
2011 Missing Day, TheThe Missing Day
2011 Doctor Who Mels Episode: "Let's Kill Hitler"
2011 Comedy Showcase Beautician Episode: "The Fun Police"
2012 Whitechapel Tish Petersen Episode: "3.1"
2012 Holby City Matti Grace Episode: "Fight the Good Fight"
2012 Scott & Bailey Chantelle Deen Episode: "2.7"
2012 Switch Jude Thomas Main role (6 episodes)
2014 Uncle Shelly Recurring role (5 episodes)
2014 Death in Paradise Lena Bell Episode: "Political Suicide"
2014 Holby City Sophia Verlaine
2016 Emmerdale Angie Bailey Recurring role


  1. ^ "EastEnders - News from Albert Square". BBC. Retrieved 2011-11-03. 
  2. ^ "EastEnders - EastEnders characters and cast members". BBC. Retrieved 2011-11-03. 
  3. ^ "'EastEnders' star cast in Series 6 of 'Doctor Who'". 2011-03-26. Retrieved 2011-11-03. 
  4. ^ Jeffrey, Morgan (29 March 2012). "Lacey Turner to star in ITV2 witch drama 'Switch'". Digital Spy. Retrieved 29 March 2012. 
  5. ^ "The Etienne Sisters review at Theatre Royal Stratford East". Retrieved 7 October 2016. 
  6. ^ "Sir Ian McKellen's career to be recognised with UK Theatre Award". Retrieved 7 October 2016. 
  7. ^ "Dominic Cooper revels in raunchy role of rake". Retrieved 7 October 2016. 

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