Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje

Akinnuoye-Agbaje in 2011, image via Featureflash /

Birth Name: Adewale Rotimi O. O. E. Akinnuoye-Agbaje

Place of Birth: Islington, London, England, U.K.

Date of Birth: 22 August, 1967

Ethnicity: Yoruba Nigerian

Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje is a British actor and model. He is known for his roles on the series Oz, Lost, Game of Thrones, and His Dark Materials, and in the films The Mummy Returns, The Bourne Identity, G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra, Thor: The Dark World, Concussion, Suicide Squad (2016), and Farming, the latter of which he also wrote and directed. He is also known as Adewalé and Triple A.

Adewale was born in Islington, London, England, to Yoruba Nigerian parents. His parents’ surnames are Akinnuoye-Agbaje and Sadique. He spent much of his childhood raised by foster parents, who were a white family.

Adewale can speak several languages, including Yoruba, Italian, and Swahili.

Adewale is a Nichiren Buddhist.


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    “When the time comes, I shall truly enjoy killing you.”

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