Cassie in Death in Paradise is played by actress Ayoola Smart, and you can recognize the TV star’s face from other hit shows.
Ayoola plays the murder victim’s daughter in the last episode of the 10th series of the BBC crime thriller.
Are you wondering how you know her from? Read on to learn more about them.
Who was Ayoola Smart, who plays Cassie in Death in Paradise, in Killing Eve?
Fans of the popular drama Killing Eve will recognize Ayoola as Audrey.
She starred in the third series of the program, which aired in 2020, and saw Jodie Comer and Sandra Oh repeat their roles as assassin Villanelle and obsessive investigator Eve Polastri.
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On this show, Ayoola played the receptionist in the office of the publication Bitter Pill.
Kenny (Sean Delaney) started working there and romance blossomed between him and Audrey.
After Kenny died after a mysterious fall from the roof of the building, Audrey continued to work at Bitter Pill.
She also met Kenny’s mother Carolyn (Fiona Shaw) for the first time at his funeral, and Carolyn later asked her about her son’s death and the moments that led up to it.
Who is Ayoola Smart?
Ayoola is an actress from West Cork, Ireland.
She moved to London at the age of 18 while training at the city’s East 15 drama school.
Ayoola’s mother Sally Smart is a theater director and acting teacher.
She said in a chat with Closely watched frameon her decision to devote herself to acting: “As we approach the age of technology, it is important to consider the power of what we share and consume, especially for younger generations.
“I hope that during my own career I can make a positive contribution to this spectrum of understanding, knowledge and joy.”
The power of what we share and consume is important to consider.
According to IMDB, she received her first film role in 2017 when she appeared in Holby City.
She played a character named Frankie Ware in the BBC’s medical drama.
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Since then, Ayoola has appeared on a number of well-known television shows, including the ITV crime drama Vera and the 2018 BBC TV adaptation of Les Misérables.
In 2018, she starred alongside a number of famous faces in the Juliet film, Naked.
Hollywood stars Chris O’Dowd, Rose Byrne and Ethan Hawke also starred in this film.
Ayoola in death in paradise
In Death in Paradise, Ayoola plays Cassie, the daughter of local businesswoman Gardenia Dujon (Karen Bryson).
Emmet Peterson (Wil Johnson), Gardenia’s girlfriend, wakes up at the scene with a gun in hand. He claims he cannot remember anything and it turns out that he has post-traumatic stress amnesia.
The team delves into the case and DI Parker is confused as he deals with angry Cassie, Gardenia’s jealous husband Patrick Harborne (Justin Edwards), and a mysterious man from the victim’s past, Tarone Vincent (Kiell Smith-Bynoe) .
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