Freema Agyeman

F&F Autumn/Winter 2013 Collection Showcase - Arrivals

Agyeman in 2013, photo by

Birth Name: Frema Agyeman

Place of Birth: Islington, London, England, U.K.

Date of Birth: 20 March, 1979

*Ghanaian (father)
*Iranian (mother)

Freema Agyeman is a British actress. She is known for her roles on the series Doctor Who and Torchwood, as the doctor’s companion Martha Jones, as well as Mile High, Little Dorrit, Bizarre ER, Law & Order: UK, The Carrie Diaries, Sense8, New Amsterdam, and Dreamland, and in the films North v South, Eat Locals, and The Matrix Resurrections.

She is the daughter of Azar (Azizian-Kohan) and Osei Agyeman. Her father is from Ghana, in Africa, and was raised Methodist. Her mother is Iranian, and was raised Muslim. A picture of Freema with her mother can be seen here.



Curious about ethnicity

4 Responses

  1. Maarhyeahhfanboi says:

    Sequoia, I’ve had the same troubles for the past three years! Wife’s provoked (unfairly, nicht war?) by ‘Maa – rye- ahh’. And by my pronounciation of Agyeman ( and any other gal’s) name as Oi!YummyOne.
    Which isn’t really that surprising. Since I AM Sequoia. Only a little later incarnation.

  2. Tribe says:

    Big Up Ghana & Iran xxx

  3. Tay says:


Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.