Nina Sosanya is an English actress best known for her television roles as Jenny Paige in Teachers (2001-2002), as Nancy in Sorted (2006), as Samantha in Meadowlands (2007), as Jane Edwards in FM (2009) and as Colly Trent in Five Days, in 2010.
Born in London, with a Nigerian father, Nina trained at the Northern School of Contemporary Dance, and gained A-levels in Performing Arts.
Soon she was appearing as Desdemona in Othello, Olivia in Twelfth Night and Hermia in A Midsummer Night's Dream, along with the title role in Educating Rita.
Joining the RSC, she played in Henry V, The White Devil, The Learned Ladies and Herbal Bed, before moving to the National Theatre for Anthony & Cleopatra and House and Garden, followed by The Marriage of Figaro at the Royal Exchange.
On TV, Nina has appeared in People Like Us, Teachers, The Jury, Jonathan Creek: The Three Gamblers, Prime Suspect 2 and many others. Other projects include Serious and Organised with Martin Kemp and John Duttine, and Richard Curtis's film Love Actually (2003) with Hugh Grant.