Georgina Elizabeth Okon grew up in Lagos, Nigeria and Essex, England.
She moved from the UK to attend The American Academy of Dramatic Arts in Hollywood, CA in order to realize her dream.
She was featured as "Jenny" in a production of "Death of a Salesman" directed by "Marc Masterson" at South
Coast Repertory Theatre, Costa Mesa, CA--- the first play kicking off their
50th Anniversary celebration, as well as in roles in "To Be or Not" at Actors Art Theatre
and "The Changeling" at Long Beach Playhouse.
One of her favorite roles was Matilda from "The Clean House" which she
performed in the SCR showcase after completing their Professional
Actors Training Program. Other roles have included The Snake in "The Little
Prince" and Esther in "Amazing Grace".
She was cast in two short films--- “JOY" directed by "Solomon Onita Jr", was shortlisted for the "HBO" short film competition and screened at the
"American Black Film Festival, BlackStarFest, LA Shorts International
Film Festival---and "Born in Battle" directed by "Yangzom Brauen" which was screened at the Downtown
Independent Movie Theater in Los Angeles.
Name: Georgina Elizabeth Okon
Lives in: Los Angeles, California
Occupation: Actor, Singer and Voice Artist
Unique traits: I'm a British Born Nigerian based in Los Angeles.
Think: The Legacy of Think and Grow Rich
Film by Scott Cervine Supporting
Film (short) by Solomon Onita Jr. (Drama and Thriller) Actor A Nigerian middle-aged woman living in America, struggles to convince her traditionalist husband not to circumcise their ten-year-old daughter.
Born in Battle
Film (short) by Yangzom Brauen (Drama) Actor Oneka, a former 12 year old child soldier escapes into his own fantasy, a world far away from his nightmarish present. The life he seeks fades the tighter he grips. Fantasy twists back to reality; In front of his family, he has to make a choice-life, death, and the path that decision will take him. Written by Yangzom Brauen
Film (short) by Katie Keenan (Comedy) Actor, Producer Alcoholics Anonymous is a short film sketch that answers the question: what happens if a girl crashes an AA meeting?
Young, Broke and Married
Television (Comedy, Drama and Romance) Actor
Film by Jeffrey Elmont (Drama and Thriller) Actor After finding a terminally ill man with a fortune and no heirs, a desperate young mother hatches a plan to hide her children in the crawl space of his lavish home while she lives upstairs and waits for him to die. She soon discovers he is hiding a far bigger secret. Written by Anonymous
South Coast Repertory
American Academy of Dramatic Arts: West (Los Angeles, CA)