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Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje


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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 2015 Bilal (filming)
Bilal (voice)
 2015 Concussion (post-production)
Dave Duerson
 2015 Trumbo (completed)
Virgil Brooks
 2014 Annie
Nash
 2014/I Pompeii
Atticus
 2012 Best Laid Plans
Joseph
 2011 Killer Elite
Agent
 2005 Preaching to the Choir
Bull Sharky
 2005 The Mistress of Spices
Kwesi
 2004 Unstoppable
Agent Junod
 2001 Lip Service
Sebastion
 1998 Legionnaire
Luther
 1995 Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls
Hitu (as Adewale)
 1995 Congo
Kahega (as Adewalé)
 1995 Delta of Venus
The Clairvoyant (as Wale)
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Other Works:

In Dawn Penn video: You Don't Love Me (No, No, No) See more »

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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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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:

He went from playing Ernie Hudson's good friend, the guide "Kahega" to Hudson's "Capt. Munro" in Congo (1995), to playing his enemy, the sociopath "Adebisi" to Hudson's hard-headed "Warden Glynn" in Oz (1997). See more »

Trademark:

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

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Triple A See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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