Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Ghanaian Chick Stars in Sex and The City Prequel

Freema Agyeman on the set of SATC in Manhattan
Freema Agyeman is a British actress (Iranian mother, Ghanian father) who is best known for playing Martha Jones, former companion of the Tenth Doctor in the BBC science fiction television series Doctor Who, and its spin-off series Torchwood. She currently holds a lead regular role as crown prosecutor Alesha Phillips in ITV's Law & Order: UK.
The former Doctor Who star was spotted on the streets of Manhattan, filming the new Sex And The City prequel - The Carrie Diaries. She is playing magazine journalist Larissa in the show, which follows Carrie Bradshaw's arrival in New York.

Young Carrie Bradshaw and Journalist Larissa
Agyeman's mother, Azar, is Iranian and her father, Osei, is Ghanian. They divorced when she was a child. She has an older sister, Leila, and a younger brother, Dominic. Despite her mother being a muslim and her father a methodist, Agyeman grew up to be a practicing Roma Catholic

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