Top 5000
Down 405 this week

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 »

And the Independent Spirit Award Nominees Are ...

Nominations for the 2016 Film Independent Spirit Awards were announced Tuesday, with Carol leading the pack with six nominations. Visit our Awards Central section for the full list of nominations.

See all the nominees

Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje on Twitter

On Amazon Video

Watch on TV

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 33 people
created 30 Nov 2013
a list of 46 people
created 03 Sep 2014
a list of 36 people
created 9 months ago
a list of 31 people
created 7 months ago
a list of 32 people
created 3 months ago

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje's work have you seen?

User Polls

1 win & 6 nominations. See more awards »

Known For


Hide Hide Show Show Actor (43 credits)
 2016 Bilal (post-production)
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)
- The Gift (2015) ... Malko
 2014 Annie
 2014/I Pompeii
 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
 2011 Strike Back (TV Series)
- Project Dawn #6 (2011) ... Tahir
- Project Dawn #5 (2011) ... Tahir
 2011 Killer Elite
 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
 2005 Black/Blue (Short)
The Target
 2004 Unstoppable
Agent Junod
 2001 Lip Service
 2000 Red Shoe Diaries 12: Girl on a Bike (Video)
The Student (segment "The Written Word") (as Adewale)
 1998 Legionnaire
 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/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)
Show Show Writer (2 credits)
Show Show Director (1 credit)
Show Show Producer (1 credit)
Show Show Self (19 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (7 credits)

Related Videos


Personal Details

Other Works:

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

Publicity Listings:

3 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Official Sites:

Alternate Names:

Adewale | Adewalé | Adewale Akinnouye-Agbaje | Wale


6' 2" (1.88 m)

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

They gave me a stick and said, 'Knock those three guys out.' There's no better way to make an entrance. - when asked if he was made to feel like the "new kid on the block" when joining Lost See more »


The son of immigrants from Nigeria, he has played almost entirely African characters despite having been born and raised in England. He usually employs a deep, Nigerian timber while acting, while off-screen he has a very British, somewhat Cockney accent. See more »


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


Triple A See more »

Star Sign:


Message Boards

Recent Posts
Try to type his name with your nose xD huupper
Eko vs Adebisi mikael_stenlund
nationality in g.i. joe?? StuTheWarriorDucky
one thing i think we can all agree on Jesokah
Adewale's real voice atarist
Black Panther navycopper
Discuss Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page