LIST: 10+ Most Beautiful Senegalese Actresses
1. Aïssa Maïga is a Senegal-born French actress, director, writer, producer, and activist. Maïga has worked with major auteurs like Michael Haneke, Abderrahmane Sissako and Michel Gondry, and recently starred in Chiwetel Ejiofor’s directorial debut.
Born: 25 May 1975, Dakar, Senegal
Children: Sonni Pocrain, Kwameh Pocrain
TV shows: Taken Down, Il A Deja Tes Yeux, Escale fatale
Books: Noire n'est pas mon métier
Movies: The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind (2019), He Even Has Your Eyes (2016), The African Doctor (2016), Bamako (2006)
2. Anna Diop is a Senegalese-American actress, currently starring as DC Comics superheroine Starfire on the series Titans since 2018. She also starred in the series The Messengers and 24: Legacy and appeared in the horror film Us.
Born: 6 February 1988, Dakar, Senegal
Height: 1.73 m
Siblings: Alioune Diop
Movies and TV shows: Titans (Since 2018), 24: Legacy (2017), The Messengers (2015), Greenleaf (2016 – 2020)
3. Awa Sène Sarr is a Senegalese actress and comedian.
Education: Universite Cheikh Anta Diop (UCAD)
Movies: Kirikou and the Men and Women (2012), Kirikou and the Wild Beasts (2005), Kirikou and the Sorceress (1998), Faat Kiné (2000)
4. Fatou N'Diaye is a French actress, originally from Senegal.
Born: 1980 (age 40 years), Saint Louis, Senegal
TV shows: Tropiques amers, Victor Sauvage, Maison Close
Nominations: Genie Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role
Books: Kona: Animal Stories of Love
Movies: Angel (2018), Fatou la Malienne (2001), My Voice (2002), A Sunday in Kigali (2006)
5. Garmy Sall is an actress.
Born: 30 October 1974, Louga, Senegal
Movies: Dangerous Beauty (1998), Manuale d'amore 2 - Capitoli Successivi (2007), Sotto una buona stella (2014)
6. Jo-Issa Rae Diop, known as Issa Rae, is an American actress, writer, and producer. She first garnered attention for her work on the YouTube web series Awkward Black Girl. Her father, Abdoulaye Diop, is a pediatrician and neonatologist from Senegal.
Born: 12 January 1985, Los Angeles, California, United States
Height: 1.75 m
Parents: Abdoulaye Diop, Delyna Diop
Books: The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl
Movies and TV shows: Insecure (Since 2016), Awkward Black Girl (2011 – 2013), The Lovebirds (2020), The Photograph (2020)
7. Maïmouna Gueye Fall, is a French-Senegalese actress. She is best known for her roles in the films The Climb, Payoff, Cuties, Bacon on the Side.
Books: Noire n'est pas mon métier
Movies: Cuties (2020), Maman(s) (2015), Belleville Cop (2018), The Climb (2017)
8. Maimouna N'Diaye is a French actress. She is best known for her leading role in the film Eye of the Storm, for which she received critical acclaim. In 2019, N'Diaye was appointed as a jury member of the main competition in the 72nd annual Cannes Film Festival. N'Diaye parents are of Nigerian and Senegalese origin.
Born: Paris, France
Other name: Mouna N'Diaye
Nominations: Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role
Movies and TV shows: Eye of the Storm (2015), Chasing Butterflies (1992), Kirikou and the Sorceress (1998), Wara
9. Mame Bineta Sané, is a Senegalese actress. She is best known for the role as 'Ada' in the supernatural romantic drama film Atlantics.
Born: 2000, Dakar, Senegal
Nominations: César Award for Most Promising Actress
10. Ndiaye Ciré Ba is a Senegalese actress.
TV shows: series C'est la vie! by Marguerite Abouet, Charlie Beléteau, Mistress of a Married Man (2019)
11. Rokhaya Niang, is a Senegalese actress. She is best known for her critically acclaimed roles in the films Le prix du pardon, L'Extraordinaire destin de Madame Brouette and Teranga Blues.
Movies: Madame Brouette (2002), The Price of Forgiveness (2001), Teranga Blues, The Erotic Man (2010)