FANDOM


Ukweli Roach is an English actor. Roach portrays Marcus Jeffries on E! series The Royals.

CareerEdit

Roach was brought up in Woolwich by an English mother and Guyanese father – his name means 'Truth' in Swahili. He applied for a law course at University, but turned it down in favour of acceptance by London's Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, from where he graduated in 2009, almost simultaneously playing 'Tybalt' in the Globe Theatre's production of 'Romeo And Juliet'.

Since childhood he has been a fan of dance, particularly admiring the American Nicholas Brothers and is an accomplished dancer, being the Artistic Director of dance company Birdgang, touring with the 'Blaze' international Hiphop dance show and appearing in pop videos with the likes of Mariah Carey and Kylie Minogue. He also starred in the cinema film 'Streetdance 3D' but came to a wider audience with his first big TV role playing Tom Greening, a lawyer who also happens to be an angel in drama series 'Eternal Law'. Roach went on to portray Dr. Robert Borden on NBC series Blindspot.

Trivia Edit

  • Roach left The Royals to star on NBC series Blindspot[1]

Notes and references Edit

  1. The Royals loses cast member ahead of season 2

Ad blocker interference detected!


Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.