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Freema Agyeman

Dr. Helen Sharpe, "New Amsterdam"

Freema Agyeman stars as Dr. Helen Sharpe on NBC’s drama “New Amsterdam.”
 
Agyeman is best known for major roles on “Doctor Who,” “The Carrie Diaries” and the Netflix cult hit “Sense8.” A London native, she has also starred on “Law & Order: UK,” and BBC1’s “Survivors” and “Little Dorrit.”

Agyeman’s other television credits include the leading role in Sky’s TV movie “Rubenesque,” CBBC’s “Old Jack’s Boat,” BBC2’s “Torchwood,” ITV’s “The Bill,” BBC’s “Silent Witness” and “Casualty,” ITV1’s “The Bill” and “Crossroads,” and Sky One’s “Mile High.”

On the big screen, Agyeman has appeared in British indies “Rulers and Dealers,” “North V South” and Jason Flemyng’s directorial debut, “Eat Locals.”
 
In her free time, Agyeman enjoys practicing yoga.