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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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Known For

G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra
(2009)
The Bourne Identity
(2002)
Thor: The Dark World
Thor: The Dark World Algrim / Kurse
(2013)
Lost
Lost Mr. Eko
(2005-2006)

Filmography

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 2017 Wetlands (post-production)
Babel 'Babs' Johnson
  Watership Down (TV Mini-Series) (post-production)
Captain Vervain
- Episode #1.2 ... Captain Vervain (voice)
 2017 Elizabeth Blue
Dr. Bowman
 2017 Ten Days in the Valley (TV Series)
John Bid
- Back to Ones (2017) ... John Bid
- Below the Line (2017) ... John Bid
- Episode #1.1 (2017) ... John Bid
 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
 2014 Annie
Nash
 2014/I Pompeii
Atticus
 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 Best Laid Plans
Joseph
 2011/I The Thing
Jameson
 2011 Strike Back (TV Series)
Tahir
- Project Dawn #6 (2011) ... Tahir
- Project Dawn #5 (2011) ... Tahir
 2011 Killer Elite
Agent
 2005-2006 Lost (TV Series)
Mr. Eko
- I Do (2006) ... Mr. Eko
- Every Man for Himself (2006) ... Mr. Eko (credit only)
- The Glass Ballerina (2006) ... Mr. Eko (credit only)
 2005 Preaching to the Choir
Bull Sharky
 2005 The Mistress of Spices
Kwesi
 2005 Black/Blue (Short)
The Target
 2004 Unstoppable
Agent Junod
 2001 Lip Service
Sebastion
 2000 Red Shoe Diaries 12: Girl on a Bike (Video)
The Student (segment "The Written Word") (as Adewale)
 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)
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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:

When a star character on a hit show chooses to leave there's always speculation as to whether or not they've done this or that or not gotten along with this or that person. Straight up: it was probably one of the best relationships I've ever had in terms of developing a character, and I think the character will be a testament to that. -on working on Lost (2004) 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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