Florence Kasumba

Bio

Florence Kasumba was born in Kampala, grew up in Essen, studied in the Netherlands and lives in Berlin. She speaks three languages fluently – German, English, and Dutch.

While earning her degree in acting, singing, and dancing from the Fontys Hogeschool voor de Kunsten, she landed her first film role, Silke, in the Dutch motion picture hit Ik ook van Jou.

After graduating, she performed in musicals, such as Chicago, Cats, West Side Story, Evita, Crazy for You, Mamma Mia and Jesus Christ Superstar. In 2003, Florence was cast in Germany’s premiere production of the Disney musical Aida in the title role. A few years later, she played Shenzi in the German musical production of Disney’s The Lion King.

Her film and TV credits include: Kongo, ABC’s The Quest, the SyFy series Dominion (Season 2), Captain America – Civil War, Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Wonder Woman, Emerald City, Black Panther, Avengers- Infinity War and many more.

Florence’s latest work includes: Disney’s The Lion King, Criminal (Netflix), Der letzte Bulle, Spides (Syfy) and Deutschland 89 (Amazon Prime).

Next to her work as an actress, Florence’s passion lies in martial arts, like Shaolin Kung Fu, Tai Chi Chen, Tai Chi Yang, and Qi Gong. 

Info / News

Nominated for
"Coolest Detective 2019"

See „Der letzte Bulle“ coming to German movie theaters starting November 7.

Role: Kriemhild Magunda

Director: Peter Thorwarth

Florence stars in Criminal, the new Netflix police interrogation drama series. The German cast includes: Peter Kurth, Christian Berkel, Deniz Arora, Nina Hoss, Eva Meckbach, Sylvester Groth, Christian Kuchenbuch and Jonathan Berlin. German director: Oliver Hirschbiegel.

Florence curated Bloomingdale’s Style Kingdom pop up shop which is inspired by Disney’s The Lion King.

It showcases African designs, plus exclusive styles featuring your favorite characters and more. 

Florence is currently filming the next Tatort Göttingen – ‚Krieg im Kopf‘.

Role: Anaïs Schmitz
Director: Jobst Oetzmann

See Disney’s The Lion King in theaters now.

Role: Shenzi
Director: Jon Favreau

Florence shoots for the Lambertz fine art calendar 2020.

Photographer: Sven Creutzmann
Location: Cape Town

Florence is currently filming the new Syfy series Spides.

Role: Nique Navar
Director: Rainer Matsutani

Deutschland 86, the second season of the Emmy-winning series, Deutschland 83, is available on Prime Video.

Role: Rose Seithathi
Directors: Florian Cossen & Arne Feldhusen

Photo Copyright: UFA Fiction GmbH/Anika Molnar

Florence plays The Mistress of the Eastern Wood in NBC’s Emerald City.

Role: East
Director: Tarsem Singh

Photo Copyright: NBC

Florence reprises her role of Ayo, a member of the Dora Milaje, in Marvel’s Avengers: Infinity War. Available on Blu-ray and DVD now, and on the Disney + channel starting mid-November.

Role: Ayo
Director: Anthony Russo and Joe Russo

Photo Copyright: Marvel

Marvel’s Black Panther came out to cinemas all over the world.

Now available on Blu-ray and DVD.

Role: Ayo
Director: Ryan Coogler

Photo Copyright: Marvel

Florence is featured in the Dutch, Austrian, and German film, Arthur & Claire. It will premiere on February 16 in Austria and on March 8 in Germany.

Role: Maitre
Director: Miguel Alexandre

Photo Copyright: Universum Film

Florence is featured in the Netflix Movie Mute.

Role: Tanya
Director: Duncan Jones

Photo Copyright: Netflix

Tatort- Das verschwundene Kind is available in the ARD Mediathek until May 3, 2019.

Role: Anaïs Schmitz
Director: Franziska Buch

Photo Copyright: NDR/Christine Schröder

Florence stars in Der Staatsanwalt- Liebe und Gier, which is available in the ZDF Mediathek until April 17, 2019.

Role: Dr. Leila Johne 
Director: Ulrich Zrenner

Photo Copyright:
©ZDF und Andrea Enderlein

Deutschland 86 is available on Sundance TV.

Role: Rose Seithathi
Directors: Florian Cossen & Arne Feldhusen

Photo Copyright: UFA Fiction GmbH/Anika Molnar

RTL’s series ‚Alarm für Cobra 11‘ features Florence as an FBI agent in the episode ‚Most Wanted‘. It is available on TV NOW.

Role: Karen Morris
Director: Darius Simaifar

Photo Copyright:
MG RTL D/ Guido Engels

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Film

The Lion King | Shenzi | Disney
Der letzte Bulle | Kriemhild Magunda | Westside Filmproduktion GmbH
Avengers: Infinity War | Ayo | Marvel
Black Panther | Ayo | Marvel
Arthur & Claire | Maitre | Tivoli Film Produktion
Mute | Tanya | Netflix
A Midsummer Night´s Dream | Hippolyta | Beresford Pics
Wonder Woman | Senator Acantha | DC
Captain America: Civil War | Security Chief | Marvel
Offline | Skuld | RAT PACK Films
Zeit der Kannibalen | Magdalena | Studio.TV
Wie Männer über Frauen reden | Sabine | UNLIKE U
Transpapa | Tessie | Teamworx
The Stoning | Soraya | Lifetime Entertainment
Ik ook van Jou (NL) | Silke | Theorema Film

Theater

Chicago | June | St. Gallen
Lion King | Shenzi | Hamburg
Hair | Tribe | Oper Leipzig
Crazy For You | Tess | Osnabrück
The Life | Tracy | Gelsenkirchen
Jesus Christ Superstar | Soul Girl | Amstetten
Cats | Bombalurina | Düsseldorf
Aida (Prem. Cast) | Aida | Essen
Mamma Mia (Prem. Cast) | Lisa | Hamburg
West Side Story | Rosalia | Linz
Goldberg Variationen | Golden Calf | Essen

 

Television

Deutschland 89 | Rose Seithathi | Prime Video
Tatort – National Feminin
| Anaïs Schmitz | ARD
Tatort – Krieg im Kopf | Anaïs Schmitz | ARD
Criminal 
Netflix
Spides  | Nique Navar | SyFy
Preis der Freiheit | Tamara | ZDF
Der Staatsanwalt Leila Johne | ZDF
Tatort – Das verschwundene Kind | Anaïs Schmitz | ARD
Alarm für Cobra 11 | Karen Morris | RTL
Deutschland 86| Rose Seithathi | Prime Video
Dr. Klein | Grace Kahindi-Bäumer | ZDF
Emerald City| East | NBC
Tatort – Im gelobten Land | Lela | ARD
Dominion | Daria | SyFy
Letzte Spur Berlin – Abseitsfalle | Madame Manyong | ZDF
Inas neues Leben | Gynäkologin | ZDF
Matterns Revier | Collie | ARD
The Quest | Fate Talmuh | ABC
Tatort – Borowski und das Meer | Amali Saunders | ARD
In aller Freundschaft – Wünsche | Imani Kutesa | ARD
Tatort – Gegen den Kopf | Bartender | ARD
Der letzte Bulle | Denise Mokaba | SAT1
Grossstadtrevier – Fracht aus Abidjan| Sisi Ngoro | ARD
Das Vermächtnis der Wanderhure | Alika | SAT1
Buschpiloten küsst man nicht | Mbuya | SAT1
Tatort – Auskreuzung | Assagi Jones | ARD
Tatort – Tod einer Lehrerin | Dafina Steger | ARD
Tatort – Der illegale Tod | Ameli Agbedra | ARD
SOKO Wien – Heartbreaker| Mira Wiesinger | ORF/ZDF
Kreutzer kommt | Dinah Imon | Pro7
Kongo | Noelle | ZDF
Romy| Nurse US Hospital | ORF/ ZDF
Das Papst Attentat| Nadine | RTL
Familienanwältin | Mboose | RTL
4 Frauen und ein Todesfall – Kopfüber | Freedom | ORF/ ARD
Die Anrheiner | Melenie Wolters | WDR
Tatort – Tod aus Afrika | Fathima | ORF

 

Personal Info

Residence Berlin
Height 173 cm. / 5′ 8″
Eyes brown
Hair black
Hair Length very short

German
Synchronization

The Good Lie | Woman at Desk
Weit hinterm Horizont | Florence Mkhize
Police | Mère d’Ousman

Info

Nationality German
Languages German (native), English (fluent), Dutch (fluent)
Dialects U.S. English, African English
Skills Dance, Track, Yoga, Kung Fu, Tai Chi Chen, Tai Chi Yang, Qi Gong
Voice Type Mezzo Soprano
Education Degree from Fontys Hogeschool voor de Kunsten – Tilburg, NL (acting, singing, dance)

 

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Personal Info

Residence Berlin
Height 173 cm. / 5′ 8″
Eyes brown
Hair black
Hair Length very short

Film

The Lion King | Shenzi | Disney
Der letzte Bulle | Kriemhild Magunda | Westside Filmproduktion GmbH
Avengers: Infinity War | Ayo | Marvel
Black Panther | Ayo | Marvel
Arthur & Claire | Maitre | Tivoli Film Produktion
Mute | Tanya | Netflix
A Midsummer Night´s Dream | Hippolyta | Beresford Pics
Wonder Woman | Senator Acantha | DC
Captain America: Civil War | Security Chief | Marvel
Offline | Skuld | RAT PACK Films
Zeit der Kannibalen | Magdalena | Studio.TV
Wie Männer über Frauen reden | Sabine | UNLIKE U
Transpapa | Tessie | Teamworx
The Stoning | Soraya | Lifetime Entertainment
Ik ook van Jou (NL) | Silke | Theorema Film

Television

Deutschland 89| Rose Seithathi | Prime Video
Tatort – National Feminin | Anaïs Schmitz | ARD
Tatort – Krieg im Kopf
| Anaïs Schmitz | ARD
Criminal
| Netflix
Spides
| Nique Navar | SyFy
Preis der Freiheit | Tamara | ZDF
Der Staatsanwalt Leila Johne | ZDF
Tatort – Das verschwundene Kind | Anaïs Schmitz | ARD
Alarm für Cobra 11 | Karen Morris | RTL
Deutschland 86| Rose Seithathi | Prime Video
Dr. Klein | Grace Kahindi-Bäumer | ZDF
Emerald City| East | NBC
Tatort – Im gelobten Land | Lela | ARD
Dominion | Daria | SyFy
Letzte Spur Berlin – Abseitsfalle | Madame Manyong | ZDF
Inas neues Leben | Gynäkologin | ZDF
Matterns Revier | Collie | ARD
The Quest | Fate Talmuh | ABC
Tatort – Borowski und das Meer | Amali Saunders | ARD
In aller Freundschaft – Wünsche | Imani Kutesa | ARD
Tatort – Gegen den Kopf | Bartender | ARD
Der letzte Bulle | Denise Mokaba | SAT1
Grossstadtrevier – Fracht aus Abidjan| Sisi Ngoro | ARD
Das Vermächtnis der Wanderhure | Alika | SAT1
Buschpiloten küsst man nicht | Mbuya | SAT1
Tatort – Auskreuzung | Assagi Jones | ARD
Tatort – Tod einer Lehrerin | Dafina Steger | ARD
Tatort – Der illegale Tod | Ameli Agbedra | ARD
SOKO Wien – Heartbreaker| Mira Wiesinger | ORF/ZDF
Kreutzer kommt | Dinah Imon | Pro7
Kongo | Noelle | ZDF
Romy| Nurse US Hospital | ORF/ ZDF
Das Papst Attentat| Nadine | RTL
Familienanwältin | Mboose | RTL
4 Frauen und ein Todesfall – Kopfüber | Freedom | ORF/ ARD
Die Anrheiner | Melenie Wolters | WDR
Tatort – Tod aus Afrika | Fathima | ORF

 

Theater

Chicago | June | St. Gallen
Lion King | Shenzi | Hamburg
Hair | Tribe | Oper Leipzig
Crazy For You | Tess | Osnabrück
The Life | Tracy | Gelsenkirchen
Jesus Christ Superstar | Soul Girl | Amstetten
Cats | Bombalurina | Düsseldorf
Aida (Prem. Cast) | Aida | Essen
Mamma Mia (Prem. Cast) | Lisa | Hamburg
West Side Story | Rosalia | Linz
Goldberg Variationen | Golden Calf | Essen

German
Synchronization

The Good Lie | Woman at Desk
Weit hinterm Horizont | Florence Mkhize
Police | Mère d’Ousman

Info

Nationality German
Languages German (native), English (fluent), Dutch (fluent)
Dialects U.S. English, African English
Skills Dance, Track, Yoga, Kung Fu, Tai Chi Chen, Tai Chi Yang, Qi Gong
Voice Type Mezzo Soprano
Education Degree from Fontys Hogeschool voor de Kunsten – Tilburg, NL (acting, singing, dance)

 

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info@jag-london.com

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Ich bin nominiert als „coolste Kommisarin 2019“ und bedanke mich bei allen, die TÄGLICH bis zum 10. Oktober 2019 für mich abstimmen. Danke rtv und
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Thank you rtv and Movie Meets Media! I’ve been nominated for „Coolest Detective 2019“ and am grateful for everyone who takes the time to vote for me DAILY until Oct. 10. Go to the link and click the logo with the thumbprint, then choose my photo and click „jetzt abstimmen“ below.