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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 Odyssey (TV Movie) (pre-production)
Frank Majors
 2015 Bilal (filming)
Bilal
 2014/I Annie (completed)
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 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)
Winston Iwelu
 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/II 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (TV Movie)
Cabe Attucks (as Adewale Akinnouye-Agbaje)
 1996 Deadly Voyage (TV Movie)
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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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:

I've never been really great at trusting anybody, just because of the way I grew up. I was always led to believe you should take care of yourself, trust in your abilities and you're the author of your own destiny. Coming to this show is the opposite." - talking about "Lost 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

Nickname:

Wally See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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