Ashley Ifeoma Madekwe (London, 1981) is a mixed Nigerian-Swiss-British actress best known for portraying 'Bambi' on ITV's Secret Diary of a Call Girl and Marissa Delfina on the canceled The CW drama series The Beautiful Life. She has also been seen in programmes such as Drop Dead Gorgeous, Teachers and others. She currently plays social climber Ashley Davenport on ABC's Revenge .
Madekwe was born in London, England. She has a GCSE in Drama and BTec from BRIT School of Performing Arts as well one year foundation course at LAMDA. Not only is Madekwe a trained actress but a flamenco and period dancer as well. Madekwe also attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London. While attending the prestigious school, she appeared in numerous stage productions including King Henry V as Princess Katherine and Wuthering Heights as Catherine Earnshaw.
Madekwe started her acting career with a film entitled "Storm Damage" Since then she has made guest appearances on Teachers, Doctors, Casualty, and Drop Dead Gorgeous. Madekwe landed her first motion picture in the Woody Allen film, Cassandra's Dream. Madekwe played Lucy opposite Colin Farrell and Ewan McGregor. Following that success, she...
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