Mostly Credited As: Ivy Omere
Country Of Birth: United Kingdom
Birth Place: England
Ivy Omere was born to Nigerian parents in London England. Her father is a mechanical engineer, her mother, a member of the Nigerian aristocracy is a retired caterer.
Ivy grew up in various locations in the south of England. Circumstances had her being brought up in the homes of seven different English families by the age of seven. Ivy describes her childhood as having been of a "classic Dickensian genre".
Ivy graduated from University of London with a degree in English and German literature and trained at London's Webber Douglas Drama Academy to become an actor. She has lived in Vienna, Austria, Berlin, London and now lives just outside New York in New Jersey. Ivy's debut onto the London stage happened in the summer of 1998 when she played Rosalind in 'As You LIke It' with the English Shakespeare Company, directed by the multiple award wining Michael Bogdanov cast including BAFTA nominee Cathy Tyson. Ivy is best known for the vulnerability, intensity and emotional depth that she brings to each character she plays and for her sense of fun and humor. Ivy is also a member of the Actors Studio along with Harvey Kietel, Ellen Burstyn, Lee Grant and several other seasoned actors.