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Edafe Okurume

Edafe, pronounced (AY-dah-fay), means "rich man" in the Urhobo language. Edafe's father, a Nigerian economist, his mother, an educator from Mississippi and his siblings moved to Nigeria when he was barely a year old. When he was seven, his parents separated and he moved back to America to live in his mother's hometown of Meridian, Mississippi. His ... See full bio »


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For Your Love
For Your Love Reggie Ellis
And the Band Played On
And the Band Played On Sudanese Driver
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 2005 ER (TV Series)
- You Are Here (2005) ... Keith (as Edafe Blackmon)
 1998-2002 For Your Love (TV Series)
Reggie Ellis
- The Great Escape (2002) ... Reggie Ellis
- The 'What I Done' Show (2002) ... Reggie Ellis
- The Birth Day (2001) ... Reggie Ellis
- The Forbidden Dance (2001) ... Reggie Ellis
- The Next Best Thing (2001) ... Reggie Ellis
 1997 Alien Avengers (TV Movie)
Jamaal (as Edafe Blackmon)
 1997 Murder One (TV Series)
Hilly Jackson
- Chapter Twelve, Year Two (1997) ... Hilly Jackson (as Edafe Blackmon)
- Chapter Eleven, Year Two (1997) ... Hilly Jackson (as Edafe Blackmon)
- Chapter Nine, Year Two (1997) ... Hilly Jackson (as Edafe Blackmon)
 1996 Homeboys in Outer Space (TV Series)
Jed Eye
- There's No Space Like Home, or Return of the Jed Eye (1996) ... Jed Eye (as Edafe Blackmon)
 1995 The Marshal (TV Series)
Yo Nine
- '65-'95 (1995) ... Yo Nine (as Edafe Blackmon)
 1995 Kansas (TV Movie)
Mandou (as Edafe Blackmon)
 1993 Living Single (TV Series)
- Living Kringle (1993) ... Malcolm (as Edafe Blackmon)
 1993 Hangin' with Mr. Cooper (TV Series)
African Prince
- Prince of Soul (1993) ... African Prince (as Edafe Blackmon)
 1993 Martin (TV Series)
- Hollywood Swinging: Part 2 (1993) ... Mbutu (as Edafe)
 1993 And the Band Played On (TV Movie)
Sudanese Driver (as Edafe Okorume)
 1992-1993 A Different World (TV Series)
Dion / Tutor
- College Kid (1993) ... Dion (as Edafe Blackmon)
- Happy Birthday to Moi (1993) ... Tutor (as Edafe Blackmon)
- Love Taps (1992) ... Dion (as Edafe)

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Alternate Names:

Edafe Blackmon | Edafe | Edafe Okorume

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