Archie Madekwe

Birth Name: Archie Uchena Madekwe

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

Date of Birth: 10 February, 1995

Ethnicity: Igbo Nigerian (one quarter), Swiss-German, English, possibly Scottish

Archie Madekwe is a British actor. He is known for his roles on television’s Hang Ups, Les Misérables (2019), and See, and in the films Teen Spirit, Midsommar, Voyagers (2021), Heart of Stone, Gran Turismo, and Saltburn.

Archie’s cousin is actress Ashley Madekwe.

Archie’s paternal grandfather was named Hamilton Amechina Madekwe. Hamilton was Nigerian. The name Madekwe is Igbo.

Archie’s paternal grandmother is named Margaret Kummli. Margaret is Swiss, likely of Swiss-German descent.

Archie’s maternal grandfather’s surname was Mitchell.


2 Responses

  1. jonasbsjr says:

    Just watched Gran Turismo, great movie, he is bery charismatic in it.

  2. Oaken05 says:

    “Madekwe” – and its variants – is an Igbo name.

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