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Afemo Omilami

Afemo Omilami was born on December 13, 1950 in Petersburg, Virginia, USA. He is an actor, known for The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013), Forrest Gump (1994) and The Blind Side (2009). He has been married to Elizabeth Omilami since September 11, 1985. They have two children. See full bio »
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 2015 Sick People (completed)
Dr. Johnson
 2015 The Next Day (Short)
 2014 The Good Lie
Dr. Monyang
 2013 The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
District 11 Mayor
 2013 G.I. Joe: Retaliation
Chairman Joint Chief of Staff
 2012 Steel Magnolias (TV Movie)
 2010 Chase (TV Series)
The Chief
- Pilot (2010) ... The Chief
 2010 Beneath the Dark
The Man
 2010 Blood Done Sign My Name
Golden Frinks
 2010 Past Life (TV Series)
Fred Lamm
- Dead Man Talking (2010) ... Fred Lamm
 2010 Bloodworth
Sheriff Bellweather
 2009 The Blind Side
CPS Caseworker
 2007-2008 Ghost Whisperer (TV Series)
Archivist / Intense Man
- Pater Familias (2008) ... Archivist (uncredited)
- Stranglehold (2008) ... Archivist
- The Underneath (2007) ... Archivist / Intense Man
 2008 John Adams (TV Mini-Series)
- Unite or Die (2008) ... Servant
 2008 B.A.M. (Short)
The Man
 2007 Side Order of Life (TV Series)
Thomas Beauchamp
- When Pigs Fly (2007) ... Thomas Beauchamp
 2007/I The List
A.L. Jenkins
 2007 The Reaping
 2007 Hounddog
 2006 Idlewild
 2006 Heavens Fall
Leonard George
 2006 Glory Road
Mr. Flournoy
 2004/I Ray
Angry Husband
 2004 The Shield (TV Series)
Vince Peabo
- Mum (2004) ... Vince Peabo
 2004 The Alamo
 2003 Cold Mountain
 2003 Runaway Jury
SUV Driver
 2003 Tara (Video)
 2002 Nowhere Road
 2002 Sweet Home Alabama
Jimmy Lee
 2002 I'm with Lucy
Cab Driver #1
 2002 Drumline
President Wagner
 2002 Dawson's Creek (TV Series)
Clifton Smalls
- Swan Song (2002) ... Clifton Smalls
- Cigarette Burns (2002) ... Clifton Smalls
 2002 The Rosa Parks Story (TV Movie)
 2001 Sheena (TV Series)
- Mind Games (2001) ... Kontee
 2001 Rustin
Mel Jones
 2000 The Runaway (TV Movie)
Jule Monroe
 2000 Remember the Titans
Charles Campbell
 2000 Tigerland
SFC Ezra Landers
 2000 Animal Factory
Captain Midnight
 1999 Bringing Out the Dead
 1999 Wayward Son
 1999 Chill Factor
Courtroom Colonel
 1999 The Simple Life of Noah Dearborn (TV Movie)
Noah's Father
 1999 Forces of Nature
Cab Driver
 1999 Funny Valentines
Ephraim Lee
 1992-1999 Law & Order (TV Series)
Darryl Lamaine / Henry Patterson / Michael Kano
- Haven (1999) ... Darryl Lamaine
- Custody (1996) ... Henry Patterson
- Consultation (1992) ... Michael Kano
 1999 Selma, Lord, Selma (TV Movie)
John Webb
 1997 Flash (TV Movie)
Sam Parker
 1995 Gordy
 1994 The War
Quarry Man
 1994 Drop Squad
Berl (Flip) Mangum
 1994 A Simple Twist of Fate
 1989-1993 In the Heat of the Night (TV Series)
Jimmy Dawes / Walker Harris
- Every Man's Family (1993) ... Walker Harris
- The Landlord (1992) ... Jimmy Dawes
- Sparta Gold (1991) ... Jimmy Dawes
- A Turning (1991) ... Jimmy Dawes
 1993 The Real McCoy
Cab Dispatcher
 1993 Sankofa
Noble Ali
 1992 I'll Fly Away (TV Series)
Mr. Hendricks
- Toy Soldiers (1992) ... Mr. Hendricks
 1991 White Lie (TV Movie)
 1991 In the Line of Duty: Manhunt in the Dakotas (TV Movie)
Prison Guard
 1990 Web of Deceit (TV Movie)
 1990 The Long Walk Home
Taxi Driver
 1990 Caroline? (TV Movie)
Taxi Driver
 1990 Murder in Mississippi (TV Movie)
Bob Moses
 1989 Glory
Tall Contraband
 1984 Miami Vice (TV Series)
Desmond Maxwell
- Cool Runnin' (1984) ... Desmond Maxwell
 1983 Trading Places
 1983 Rage of Angels (TV Movie)
Vet #1
 1981 Another Life (TV Series)
Samir Fayyad (1984)
 1979 Freedom Road (TV Movie)
Young Black Man with Scars
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