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Tunji Kasim

Ned “Nick” Nickerson on “Nancy Drew”

Tunji Kasim stars as Ned “Nick” Nickerson, the misunderstood bad boy and Nancy’s (Kennedy McMann) secret flame, in The CW’s highly anticipated fall drama “Nancy Drew.”

Kasim was born in Aberdeen, Scotland and moved to Nigeria soon after. He resided in Nigeria until he was 12 before moving back to Aberdeen in 1999. Having an interest in acting, Kasim studied at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama in Glasgow, which is now known as Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.

The Scottish actor has had roles in various theatrical plays such as “Antony & Cleopatra,” “Big White Fog” and “Much Ado About Nothing” as well as “Royal Shakespeare Company: Love’s Labour’s Lost.” In 2009, he was nominated for an Ian Charleson Awards drama award for “Julius Caesar.”

Kasim’s previous works include the films “Florence Foster Jenkins” alongside Meryl Streep and Hugh Grant, and the action-drama “Kill Team.” Additionally, Kasim can be seen in the TV series “Nearly Famous.”


August 2019