Ony Uhiara, actress and sister of Ofo Uhiara (who starred as PC Lance Powell in The Bill) was born in 1978. She is best known for playing Adele in the BBC sitcom, The Crouches, which was broadcast from 2003 until 2004. She was born in the UK and grew up in East London but she is originally a Nigerian. Ony is a graduate of Guildhall School of Music and Drama (2002).
She has played several roles in films and TV. She featured as Chloe in the Episode 1 Hunter. She also starred in Murder Investigation Team (2005), Proof (2005/6) as Tessa Kuria, Rosemary & Thyme : Three Legs Good (2006) as Grace Oluwu, Waking the Dead (2003) as Janice, and most recently, a TV Series title “The State” (2017).
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Ony has also featured in the Theatre. She played the role of Naome in The Rolling Stone by Chris Urch. At the Royal Exchange, Manchester (Co-production with West Yorkshire Playhouse) directed by Ellen McDougall (2015). Cannibals by Rory Mullarkey (2013) – The Royal Exchange, Manchester – Lizaveta