Belinda Ruth Owusu is a British actress of Ghanaian and English descent, who rose to prominence in 2006, aged 17, when she won the role of Libby Fox in BBC’s EastEnders.
She became a student at the Anna Fiorentini Theatre and Film School school, which opened in Hackney in 2001. She won sponsorship for a place at the school, which helped her to get a role in the BBC soap EastEnders, in 2006. She has played Libby Fox in EastEnders since May 22, 2006. Prior to getting this role, she had appeared in a pizza advert and had a short part in a Catherine Tate sketch in Comic Relief 2005.
Owusu has also been a contestant in an EastEnders special of The Weakest Link, in 2008. She was the fourth one voted off.