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Saidah Ekulona is currently a Series Regular on Chuck Lorre’s CBS comedy Bob Hearts Abishola playing Ebunoluwa, Abishola’s intimidating and hilarious mother.
In addition, Ekulona recurs throughout the first season of Amazon’s series A League of Their Own (based on the hit 1990’s film), as well as the final season of AMC’s hit drama Better Call Saul.
Ekulona was previously a Series Regular in Marc Cherry’s pilot Red Blooded for ABC, as well as Lee Daniels’ comedy pilot Our People for FOX. She had memorable recurring roles in Bull (CBS), Snowfall (FX), Kevin Can Wait (CBS), and Impastor (TV Land).
Ekulona has deep roots in NYC theatre where she originated roles on Broadway and Off-Broadway, as well as regional and international theatres. She originated the role of "Mama Nadi" in the Pulitzer Prize winning play Ruined, for which she won an Obie Award, Lucille Lortel Award, Jeff Award, Audelco Award and the Black Theatre Alliance Award.