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Ronke Adekoluejo is an actor in the Television series of Alex Rider on Amazon Prime Video


Early life

Ronkẹ Adékoluẹjo is an English actress of Nigerian ancestry, from London, England. Adékoluẹjo studied acting for three years from 2010 at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA), in London, graduating in 2013 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Acting (H Level). 


Adékoluẹjo crafted her acting skills on the theatre stage, in productions like Pride and Prejudice, at the Sheffield Crucible (2015), The Mountain Top at the Young Vic (2016), Twelfth Night at the Filter Theatre in Hammersmith (2016). 

From 2014, Adékoluẹjo had some single episode appearances in TV series until starring in Doctor Who (series 10), when she played Penny in both Extremis and The Pyramid at the End of the World alongside Peter Capaldi (the Twelfth Doctor) and his companions Pearl Mackie.  Adékoluẹjo starred as Demi-Lea Sadler in the 'Nadia Cavelle' short film Lascivious Grace which premiered at the Underwire Film festival 2017 and was an official film selection for the Bermuda International Film Festival 2018.

In 2018, Ronke starred in the Tinge Krishnan directed Netflix musical Been So Long playing the character of Yvonne, best friend of Simone, played by lead actress Michaela Coel. The film was shown at the 2018 BFI London Film Festival.

In 2019, Adékoluẹjo landed a main role in the Amazon Prime teenage spy thriller television series Alex Rider as Jack Starbright, Alex Rider’s primary carer and mentor.

Awards and Nominations

  • Adékoluẹjo was nominated for best actor at Underwire Film festival 2017 for her performance in the short film Lascivious Grace.
  • For her acting interpretation as Abosede in Three Sisters at The Royal National Theatre, in London, Adékoluẹjo has been nominated for the Ian Charleson Awards for best classical stage performances by actors under the age of 30. However, the event has been postponed until after the COVID-19 pandemic.



Year Title Role
2014 Broken (Short) Sabrina
2017 Stay the Burning (Short) -
2017 Lascivious Grace (Short) Demi-Lea Sadler
2018 Been So Long Yvonne
2018 Christopher Robin Katherine Dane
2018 Ready Player One Sorrento's Assistant
2019 Cyprus Avenue Bridget (Therapist)
2020 Found (Short) Bab


Year Title Role Notes
2014 Suspects (TV series) Carrie Evans 1 episode - Eyes Closed
2015 Chewing Gum (TV series) Amy 1 episode - Tolled Road
2016 NW Grace TV film
2016 Cold Feet (TV series) Bridie Sellers Episode 6.8
2016 Josh (TV series) Policewoman 1 episode - Cut & Dried
2017 Sick Note (TV series) Theatre Nurse Series 1 – episode 3 - Janina Kolkiewicz
2017 Doctor Who (series 10) Penny Episode 6 and Episode 7
2018 Cuckoo (TV series) Job centre manager 1 episode - Lawyer of the Year
2018 Black Earth Rising Alice's Secretary 1 Episode - The Forgiving Earth
2020 Alex Rider Jack Starbright 8 episodes


Season 1 

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