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Babs Olusanmokun


He grew up in Lagos, Paris, Brazil and New York...Speaks fluent portuguese, french. He played the starring role of Kunta Kinte's father, Omoro Kinte, in A&E and History's new critically acclaimed Roots. He had a great working relationship and became friends with director Phillip Noyce on the set of Roots. The miniseries has been seen by over 50 ... See full bio »
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Known For

The Defenders
The Defenders Sowande
(2017)
Roots
Roots Omoro Kinte
(2016)
The Night Of
The Night Of Marvin
(2016)
Gotham
Gotham Mace
(2015)

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 2017 The Defenders (TV Series) (filming)
Sowande
- Episode #1.5 (2017) ... Sowande
- Episode #1.4 (2017) ... Sowande
- Episode #1.3 (2017) ... Sowande
- Episode #1.2 (2017) ... Sowande
 2017 Where Is Kyra?
Gary
 2016 The Night Of (TV Mini-Series)
Marvin
- The Art of War (2016) ... Marvin
 2016 Roots (TV Mini-Series)
Omoro Kinte
- Part 4 (2016) ... Omoro Kinte (as Babatunde Olusanmokun)
- Part 2 (2016) ... Omoro Kinte
- Part 1 (2016) ... Omoro Kinte (as Babatunde Olusanmokun)
 2016 Ouros (Short)
Magoan
 2015 The Empty Street (Short)
Blacksmith
 2015 Gotham (TV Series)
Mace
- The Scarecrow (2015) ... Mace
 2014 The Blacklist (TV Series)
Yaabari's Soldier
- Lord Baltimore (No. 104) (2014) ... Yaabari's Soldier
 2014 Unforgettable (TV Series)
Goodacre Oyensi
- D.O.A. (2014) ... Goodacre Oyensi
 2014/I Shelter
Hospital Security Guard
 2014 Listen Up Philip
Photographer
 2013 Copper (TV Series)
Zeke Canaan
- The Place I Called My Home (2013) ... Zeke Canaan
 2013 Mother of George
Tunde
 2012 NYC 22 (TV Series)
Fouad
- Ransom (2012) ... Fouad
 2012 Max Payne 3 (Video Game)
Serrano (voice)
 2012 Blue Bloods (TV Series)
Phantom
- The Life We Chose (2012) ... Phantom
 2011 Ponies
Ken
 2011 Restless City
Cravate
 2010 This Is Poetry (Short)
Ade
 2006-2010 Law & Order: Criminal Intent (TV Series)
Assassin / Tristan / Chibueze
- Loyalty: Part 2 (2010) ... Assassin
- Loyalty: Part 1 (2010) ... Assassin
- Family Values (2009) ... Tristan
- Blasters (2006) ... Chibueze
 2008 Life on Mars (TV Series)
Perp #2
 2008 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Mr. Marong
- Retro (2008) ... Mr. Marong
 2007 The Unit (TV Series)
Painted Man
- The Outsiders (2007) ... Painted Man
 2004 Indocumentados
Mubenga
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Babatunde Olusanmokun
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Is a decorated competitive Black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and has won numerous Pan-American competitions, earning 2 Gold medals.

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