Nadia Cattouse – Singer/Actress
Cattouse is a Belizean born actress, singer, and songwriter who is best known for her acting roles. Born in 1924, she moved to Britain during the Second World War and was trained in Edinburgh as a signal operator. After her service as a volunteer, she became a part-time physical training instructor then proceeded to the teacher training college in Glasgow.
Despite all the movement, she maintained her passion for the arts. She got involved in a host of plays and drama which she used to pay for her college education.
After she completed her education, she began her television career in 1955 and appeared in two prize-winning television productions. She became famous as she graced a host of British Television programs, including, Play for Today, Crown Court, Dixon of Dock Green and Johnny Jarvis.
In recognition of her advancement of social, cultural and political awareness among Belizeans and other Caribbean people in the UK, she was awarded a Meritorious Service Award.