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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 Once Upon a Time (1991), Elmina's Kitchen (2005) and The 3 Kings (2000). See full bio »

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Known For

Once Upon a Time
Once Upon a Time Director
Elmina's Kitchen
The 3 Kings
The 3 Kings Caspar
Der Clown
Der Clown Jerôme


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 2010 Skins (TV Series)
Personal Trainer
 2009 Horne & Corden (TV Series)
 2008 Walter's War (TV Movie)
Daniel Tull
 2008 Hotel Babylon (TV Series)
 2008 Inspector Lewis (TV Series)
Danny Adebayou
 2007 Cold Blood (TV Mini-Series)
 2006 Robin Hood (TV Series)
De Fourtnoy
 2006 Fade to Black
Joe Black
 1994-2004 Casualty (TV Series)
Finlay Newton / Lloyd Wincott
 2004 Pride (TV Movie)
Lush (voice)
 2004 The Afternoon Play (TV Series)
Walter Weinberg
 2003 Children in Need (TV Series)
 2000-2001 Holby City (TV Series)
Finlay Newton
 2000 The 3 Kings
 1999 Der Clown (TV Series)
 1998 Il mio West
Rastafarian (as Kwame Kwei Armah)
 1998 An Unsuitable Job for a Woman (TV Series)
Male C.I.D Officer
 1996 Expert Witness (TV Series documentary)
Robert Mantack
 1995 Cutthroat Island
Dawg's Pirate
 1994 Between the Lines (TV Series)
DC Colin Smithson
 1989 The Bill (TV Series)
 1983 Storyboard (TV Series)
 1983 Birth of a Nation (TV Movie)
Paul (as Ian Roberts)
 1980 The Latchkey Children (TV Series)
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Show Show Director (1 credit)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

His play, "Let There Be Love," was performed in an American Contemporary Theatre production in San Francisco, California. Maria Mlieaf was director. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Interviews | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

Kwame Kwei Armah | Ian Roberts


6' 2" (1.88 m)

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His play, Elmina's Kitchen performed at the Royal National Theatre: Cottesloe Stage, was nominated for the 2004 Laurence Olivier Theatre Awards for Best New Play of 2003. See more »

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