Olatokunbo Susan Olasubomi Abeke Olagundoye
16 September 1975
Olatokunbo Susan Olasobunmi Abeke "Toks" Olagundoyeⓘ ⓘ (born 16 September 1975) is a Nigerian actress. She is known for her role as Hayley Shipton in Castle , Jackie Joyner-Kersee in the ABC TV sitcom The Neighbors , Mel Medarda in the animated Netflix series Arcane , Countless Cleo in Carmen Sandiego and Nanefua Pizza in Steven Universe .
Olatokunbo Susan Olasobunmi Abeke Olagundoye was born on 16 September 1975 in Lagos, Nigeria, to a Nigerian father and a Norwegian mother.As a youth, she was educated in Nigeria, Switzerland, and England. She received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in theatre from Smith College.
Olagundoye made her screen debuts on both TV and the big screen in 2002; in an episode of the television series The Education of Max Bickford ; and in the film Brown Sugar later that same year. She appeared opposite Ruby Dee in an off-Broadway production Saint Lucy's Eyes in April 2001,and in 2005 she cofounded the theater company Three Chicks Theatre, which produced Andrea Lepcio's One Nation Under in 2008. Olagundoye has guest-starred on Ugly Betty , Law & Order , CSI: NY , Switched at Birth , NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service and Prime Suspect . Her film credits include A Beautiful Soul , Come Back to Me, Absolute Trust and The Salon .
In 2012 Olagundoye was cast as a series regular in the ABC comedy series The Neighbors ,playing the part of Jackie Joyner-Kersee until the series was canceled after two seasons in 2014. She later had starring roles in the two television pilots: Feed Me, opposite Mary-Louise Parker for NBC; and Amazon's Salem Rogers, co-starring with Leslie Bibb. In 2015, Olagundoye joined the main cast for the final season of the ABC comedy-drama Castle , in the role of British former MI6 operative Hayley Shipton, who joins Castle's P.I. firm.
From 2017 to 2021, she voiced Bentina Beakley for the 2017 reboot of DuckTales . In 2019 Olagundoye had a recurring role on the final season of Veep playing Senator Kemi Talbot. Olagundoye does the voice acting for Mel Medarda in Arcane: League of Legends (2021). In 2021, she had a recurring role on the ABC series The Rookie , and in 2022 was cast as one of leads in ABC revival of L.A. Law .
On May 16, 2015, Olagundoye married Sean Quinn, whom she met on Twitter, after several years of dating. They have a son together.
|2002||Brown Sugar||Sidney's LA Assistant|
|2010||Mom Squad||Mom||Short film|
|2011||Most Wanted||Operative Keel|
|2011||Come Back to Me||Seritou|
|2011||Life Begins at Rewirement||Nurse||Short film|
|2012||A Beautiful Soul||Theresa Whitaker|
|2012||Democracy at Work||Meghan Oliver|
|2018||The Death of Superman||Cat Grant (voice)||Direct-to-video|
|2018||Tremors||Jessica Florence||Television film|
|2019||Reign of the Supermen||Cat Grant (voice)||Direct-to-video|
|2019||Steven Universe: The Movie||Nanefua Pizza (voice)||Television film|
|2022||Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Movie||Krang Two (voice)||Television film|
|2002||The Education of Max Bickford||Hannah||Episode: "An Open Book"|
|2004||Law & Order||Janette Gardner||Episode: "C.O.D."|
|2006||3 lbs||Mary||Episode: "Of Two Minds"|
|2008||Ugly Betty||Sales Girl||Episode: "Bad Amanda"|
|2010||Law & Order||Claire||Episode: "Blackmail"|
|2010||CSI: NY||Reporter||Episode: "Hide Sight"|
|2011||Switched at Birth||Cooking Class Teacher||Episode: "The Persistence of Memory"|
|2011||NCIS||Rebeka Hooper||Episode: "Safe Harbor"|
|2011||Prime Suspect||Lucy Martin||Episode: "Wednesday's Child"|
|2012–2014||The Neighbors||Jackie Joyner-Kersee||44 episodes|
|2014–2019||Steven Universe||Nanefua (voice)||5 episodes|
|2015||The Fosters||Faith||Episodes: "More Than Words", "Lucky"|
|2015–2016||Castle||Hayley Shipton||13 episodes|
|2016||Vixen||Mari's Mother, News Reporter (voices)||2 episodes|
|2017–2021||DuckTales||Mrs. Beakley, Server (voices)||Main role|
|2017||Guardians of the Galaxy||Ja Kyee Lrurt (voice)||Episode: "Mr. Roboto"|
|2017||The Gifted||Carla Jackson||Episode: "eXposed"|
|2018||Modern Family||Lucy||Episode: "CHiPs and Salsa"|
|2018||Dirty John||Paula Harding, ESQ.||Episode: "Remember It Was Me"|
|2019||Carmen Sandiego||Countess Cleo, The Driver||Recurring voice role|
|2019||Veep||Kemi Talbot||5 episodes|
|2019||Crazy Ex-Girlfriend||Julia||2 episodes|
|2020||Cleopatra in Space||Commodore Winifred||Episode: "Parasites"|
|2020-2022||Star Trek: Lower Decks||Captain Amina Ramsey||2 episodes|
|2020||Shameless||Chicago P.D. Sgt. Leesie Janes||Season 11 3 episodes|
|2021||The Rookie||Professor Fiona Ryan||6 episodes|
|2021||Castlevania||Zamfir (voice)||5 episodes|
|2021||Big Shot||Terri Grint||5 episodes|
|2021||Adventure Time: Distant Lands||Dr. Caledonius (voice)||Episode: "Wizard City"|
|2021||Kid Cosmic||Madame President (voice)|
|2021||Arcane||Mel Medarda (voice)|
|2022||We Baby Bears||Lady Lima (voice)||2 episodes|
|2022||Cars on the Road||Margaret Motorray, Chiefess, Additional voices|
|2022||Beavis and Butt-Head||Marcie Anderson (voice)||Episode: "The Good Deed"|
|2022||Family Guy||Auctioneer (voice)||Episode: "The Stewaway"|
|2023||The Legend of Vox Machina||Devana Vessar (voice)|
|2023||Fatal Attraction||Conchita Lewis||Main Role|
|2014||Game of Thrones||Beskha||Voice|
|2017||Middle-earth: Shadow of War||Carnán||Voice|
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