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Jackie Joyner-Kersee

Played by Toks Olagundoye

character
Jackie Joyner-Kersee is married to her community’s Supreme Leader, which makes her the Zabvronian equivalent to a first lady. Although Jackie is also baffled by Earth’s many strange customs, she’s much more open-minded than her stubborn husband. Having been a star athlete on her home planet, she also possesses a competitive spirit, and a resilience that serves as an anchor for not only her husband, but the alien community at large.

actor

Toks (pronounced "tokes") Olagundoye is a newcomer to the Los Angeles entertainment world, and in her short time here has added several credits to those she had already achieved in film, television and theatre in New York.

In recent years, Olagundoye has guest-starred on NCIS, Prime Suspect and ABC Family's Switched at Birth. Other film and television appearances include CSI: NY, Law & Order, Ugly Betty, Brown Sugar and The Salon among others.

Born to a Nigerian father and Norwegian mother, Olagundoye was raised in Nigeria, attended boarding school in Europe and is a graduate of the theater program at Smith College. In her spare time she enjoys finding new spots to enjoy a tasty meal, cooking, writing, pilates, archery, marksmanship and settling in a with a great book. She has an uncanny ability when it comes to accents from around the world.

Olagundoye resides between Los Angeles and New York.