Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje


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Born and raised in London, England, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje began his career as a model in Milan. He graduated with a masters degree in Law from London's prestigious Kings College, before moving to Los Angeles to make the transition to acting. Fluent in several languages, including English, Italian, Yoruba and Swahili, he is best known for his ... See full bio »

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3 wins & 9 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Lost Mr. Eko
(2005-2006)
Suicide Squad Killer Croc
(2016)
Pompeii Atticus
(2014)
Faster The Evangelist
(2010)

Filmography

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 2017-2019 Tangled: The Series (TV Series)
Xavier
- The Lost Treasure of Herz Der Sonne (2019) ... Xavier (voice)
- Rapunzel's Return (2019) ... Xavier (voice)
- Not in the Mood (2017) ... Xavier (voice)
- Painter's Block (2017) ... Xavier (voice)
- Queen for a Day (2017) ... Xavier (voice)
 2019 The Fix (TV Series)
Severen 'Sevvy' Johnson / Sevvy Johnson / Severyn 'Sevvy' Johnson
- Making a Murderer (2019) ... Severen 'Sevvy' Johnson
- Jeopardy! (2019) ... Severen 'Sevvy' Johnson
- Queen for a Day (2019) ... Sevvy Johnson
- Ghost Whisperer (2019) ... Sevvy Johnson
- The Fugitive (2019) ... Sevvy Johnson
 2018 Watership Down (TV Mini-Series)
Captain Vervain
- The Siege (2018) ... Captain Vervain (voice)
- The Escape (2018) ... Captain Vervain (voice)
- The Raid (2018) ... Captain Vervain (voice)
- The Journey (2018) ... Captain Vervain (voice)
 2018 Farming
Femi
 2017 Ten Days in the Valley (TV Series)
John Bird
- Day 10: Fade Out (2017) ... John Bird
- Day 9: Re-Cast (2017) ... John Bird
- Day 8: Against Type (2017) ... John Bird
- Day 7: Breaking the Story (2017) ... John Bird
- Day 6: Down Day (2017) ... John Bird
 2017 Wetlands
Babel 'Babs' Johnson
 2017 Tour de Pharmacy (TV Movie)
Olusegun Okorocha
 2017 Elizabeth Blue
Dr. Bowman
 2016 Suicide Squad
Killer Croc
 2015 Bilal: A New Breed of Hero
Bilal (voice)
 2015 Concussion
Dave Duerson
 2015 Trumbo
Virgil Brooks
 2015 Major Lazer (TV Series)
Major Lazer / Evil Lazer
- Throwback Thursdays (2015) ... Major Lazer (voice)
- K-Pop!! (2015) ... Major Lazer / Evil Lazer (voice)
- Fizzy Fever (2015) ... Major Lazer (voice)
- I, Killscreen (2015) ... Major Lazer (voice)
- I'm Gonna Git You Suckoid (2015) ... Major Lazer (voice)
 2015 American Odyssey (TV Series)
Frank Majors
- Gingerbread (2015) ... Frank Majors
- Fubar Bundy (2015) ... Frank Majors
- Figmo (2015) ... Frank Majors
- Kmag Yoyo (2015) ... Frank Majors
- Soup Sandwich (2015) ... Frank Majors
 2015 Game of Thrones (TV Series)
Malko
- The Gift (2015) ... Malko
- Unbowed, Unbent, Unbroken (2015) ... Malko
 2014 Annie
Nash
 2014/I Pompeii
Atticus
 2013 Thor: The Dark World
Algrim / Kurse
 2012 Hunted (TV Series)
Deacon Crane
- Snow Maiden (2012) ... Deacon Crane
- Khyber (2012) ... Deacon Crane
- Polyhedrus (2012) ... Deacon Crane
- Ambassadors (2012) ... Deacon Crane
- Kismet (2012) ... Deacon Crane
 2012 Bullet to the Head
Robert Nkomo Morel
 2012 Best Laid Plans
Joseph
 2011/I The Thing
Jameson
 2011 Strike Back (TV Series)
Tahir
- Project Dawn: Part 6 (2011) ... Tahir
- Project Dawn: Part 5 (2011) ... Tahir
 2011 Killer Elite
Agent
 2010 Faster
The Evangelist
 2009 Monk (TV Series)
Samuel Waingaya
- Mr. Monk and the Foreign Man (2009) ... Samuel Waingaya
 2009 G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra
Heavy Duty
 2005-2006 Lost (TV Series)
Mr. Eko
- I Do (2006) ... Mr. Eko
- The Cost of Living (2006) ... Mr. Eko
- Every Man for Himself (2006) ... Mr. Eko (credit only)
- Further Instructions (2006) ... Mr. Eko
- The Glass Ballerina (2006) ... Mr. Eko (credit only)
 2005 Get Rich or Die Tryin'
Majestic
 2005 Preaching to the Choir
Bull Sharky
 2005 The Mistress of Spices
Kwesi
 2005 Black/Blue (Short)
The Target
 2004 Unstoppable
Agent Junod
 2002 The Bourne Identity
Wombosi
 2001 Lip Service
Sebastion
 2001 The Mummy Returns
Lock-Nah
 1997-2000 Oz (TV Series)
Simon Adebisi
- You Bet Your Life (2000) ... Simon Adebisi
- A Town Without Pity (2000) ... Simon Adebisi
- A Word to the Wise (2000) ... Simon Adebisi
- Gray Matter (2000) ... Simon Adebisi
- Works of Mercy (2000) ... Simon Adebisi
 1998 Legionnaire
Luther
 1998 Linc's (TV Series)
- Gangsta Rap (1998)
 1997 Pensacola: Wings of Gold (TV Series)
Ambassador Odeku
- Fallout (1997) ... Ambassador Odeku
 1997 Cracker: Mind Over Murder (TV Series)
John Doe
- Madwoman (1997) ... John Doe
 1997 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (TV Mini-Series)
Cabe Attucks
- Episode #1.2 (1997) ... Cabe Attucks (as Adewale Akinnouye-Agbaje)
- Episode #1.1 (1997) ... Cabe Attucks (as Adewale Akinnouye-Agbaje)
 1996 Screen Two (TV Series)
Emmanuel
- Deadly Voyage (1996) ... Emmanuel (as Adewale)
 1995 Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls
Hitu (as Adewale)
 1995 Congo
Kahega (as Adewalé)
 1995 Delta of Venus
The Clairvoyant (as Wale)
 1995 New York Undercover (TV Series)
Cliff Ramsey
- Downtown Girl (1995) ... Cliff Ramsey (as Adewalé)
 1994 Red Shoe Diaries (TV Series)
Davis Bateman
- Written Word (1994) ... Davis Bateman (as Adewalé)
 1993 Mary J. Blige: Love No Limit (Video short)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

In the Pet Shop Boys video "Jealousy" (1991). See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Adewale | Adewalé | Adewale Akinnouye-Agbaje | Wale

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Personal Quote:

The only way I know how to deliver is to focus; some people can turn it on or off - I'd rather stay in character. There was no socializing. I would start two hours before I went to the set and I wouldn't say any other words other than the ones that I needed to say, that's just the way I work and I think that intensity comes across in my characters. -on his "method acting" style, which has ... See more »

Trivia:

Is perhaps best known for his role as the cunning, fierce super-criminal Adebisi on Oz (1997). Another role he is very much associated with is the enigmatic 'Mr. Eko' from Lost (2004), even though he played that role in only 28 of the series' 117 episodes. See more »

Trademark:

Due to his tall frame, powerful-looking physique and deep voice, he often plays sinister, imposing characters of criminal or military backgrounds

Nickname:

Wally See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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