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Kwame Kwei-Armah

Kwame Kwei-Armah was born on March 24, 1967 in Hillingdon, Middlesex, England as Ian Roberts. He is an actor and writer, known for Casualty (1986), Cutthroat Island (1995) and Pride (2004). See full bio »
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 2010 Skins (TV Series)
Personal Trainer
- Everyone (2010) ... Personal Trainer
 2009 Horne & Corden (TV Series)
- Episode #1.5 (2009)
 2008 Walter's War (TV Movie)
Daniel Tull
 2008 Hotel Babylon (TV Series)
- Episode #3.5 (2008) ... Hutch
 2008 Inspector Lewis (TV Series)
Danny Adebayou
- The Great and the Good (2008) ... Danny Adebayou
 2007 Cold Blood 2 (TV Movie)
 2006 Robin Hood (TV Series)
De Fourtnoy
- Who Shot the Sheriff? (2006) ... De Fourtnoy
 2006 Fade to Black
Joe Black
 2004 Pride (TV Movie)
Lush (voice)
 2004 The Afternoon Play (TV Series)
Walter Weinberg
- Sons, Daughters and Lovers (2004) ... Walter Weinberg
 1999 Der Clown (TV Series)
- Feierabend (1999) ... Jerôme
 1998 Il mio West
 1998 An Unsuitable Job for a Woman (TV Series)
Male C.I.D Officer
- A Last Embrace (1998) ... Male C.I.D Officer
 1996 Expert Witness (TV Series documentary)
Robert Mantack
- The Gambler (1996) ... Robert Mantack
 1995 Cutthroat Island
Dawg's Pirate
 1994 Between the Lines (TV Series)
DC Colin Smithson
- A Face in the Crowd (1994) ... DC Colin Smithson
 1989 The Bill (TV Series)
- Pick Up (1989) ... Driver (as Ian Roberts)
 1983 Storyboard (TV Series)
- Lytton's Diary (1983) ... Wesley (as Ian Roberts)
 1983 Birth of a Nation (TV Movie)
Paul (as Ian Roberts)
 1980 The Latchkey Children (TV Series)
- Episode #1.6 (1980) ... Duke (as Ian Roberts)
- Episode #1.4 (1980) ... Duke (as Ian Roberts)
- Episode #1.3 (1980) ... Duke (as Ian Roberts)
- Episode #1.2 (1980) ... Duke (as Ian Roberts)
- Episode #1.1 (1980) ... Duke (as Ian Roberts)
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Other Works:

He acted in Willy Russell's musical, "Elegies for Angels, Punks, and Raging Queens," was performed at the Criterion Theatre in London, England with Kim Criswell, James Dreyfus, Sean Mathias, Simon Green, Regina Fong, and Simon Fanshawe in the cast. Willy Russell was also director.

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Alternate Names:

Kwame Kwei Armah | Ian Roberts


6' 2" (1.88 m)

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He was awarded the OBE (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) in the 2012 Queen's Birthday Honours List for his services to drama. He is playwright, director, and actor. See more »

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