Emmy and Indie Series Award Nominee Marion A. Akpan has been starring as Nancy Stephenson-Cook on the hit indie drama series Anacostia since it began in 2009. To celebrate Anacostia’s move to Amazon Prime Video on 9–3–18, we had the opportunity to ask Marion some of our reader favorite questions and learn more about this talented actress and producer:
1. What is your favorite word? Sheesh.
2. What is your favorite color? Blue.
3. What is your favorite city? Charlotte.
4. What is your favorite season? Autumn.
5. What is your astrological sign? Libra.
6. Who has been the most positive influence on your life? My father.
7. What trait do you find most attractive in other people? Kindness.
8. What is something most people don’t know about you (Hobby, Favorite TV Series you never miss or Film you have seen many times or Secret Talent)? Both of my parents are from West Africa and I’m obsessed with the comedy series The Big Bang Theory on CBS.
9. What inspires you creatively? I’m into cooking A LOT so right now different cooking shows inspire me too take different risks and think outside the box in my recipes .
10. What is your favorite swear word? S***.
11. What sound do you love? Ocean water coming into the shore.
12. What is your favorite food? Steak.
13. What is your favorite beverage? Sweet red wine.
14. What was career plan B? Food truck.
15. What do you want to hear the Angels say when you arrive? She was an angel on earth.
*Images Courtesy of Anacostia