Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje

Represented by Gary O'Sullivan

Adewale has recently filmed Neil Jordan’s MARLOWE (Parallel Film) opposite Liam Neeson alongside season 3 of HIS DARK MATERIALS (HBO) starring James McAvoy. He is currently filming OUR MAN FROM JERSEY (Netflix) opposite Halle Berry and Mark Wahlberg for Netflix. Previous work includes his feature film directorial debut FARMING, which he also wrote, starring Kate Beckinsale, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Damson Idris. It chronicles Adewale’s own coming-of-age story growing up fostered by a white working class family in the U.K.  Adewale played the iconic role of ‘Killer Croc ’ in the DC Comics feature SUICIDE SQUAD (Warner Brothers). His extensive film credits include TRUMBO (Groundswell) opposite Bryan Cranston, CONCUSSION (Columbia) opposite Will Smith and Alec Baldwin, remake of ANNIE (Sony) opposite Jamie Foxx, POMPEII (TriStar), THOR: THE DARK WORLD (Marvel/Disney), THE INEVITABLE DEFEAT OF MISTER & PETE (Lionsgate), BULLET TO THE HEAD (Warner Bros), KILLER ELITE (Open Road) opposite Robert de Niro, GI JOE: RISE OF THE COBRA, FASTER (Sony) opposite Dwayne Johnson, GET RICH OR DIE TRYIN’ (Paramount), THE BOURNE IDENTITY (Universal) and THE MUMMY RETURNS (Universal). Adewale also starred in the independent feature WETLANDS opposite Jennifer Ehle and Heather Graham, and Elizabeth Blue.  His TV roles include ‘Frank Majors’ on AMERICAN ODYSSEY (NBC), ‘Malko’ on GAME OF THRONES (HBO), ‘Deacon Crane’ on HUNTED (Cinemax), ‘Mr. Eko’ on LOST (ABC), and SIMON ADEBISI on OZ (HBO). He can be seen in THE FIX (ABC) and TEN DAYS IN THE VALLEY (ABC) opposite Kyra Sedgwick.

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Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje

Height187 cm Eye colourBrown
Playing age40 - 60 Hair colourBlack
EthnicityBlack-African, Black-Caribbean Hair lengthShort

Film


Year Role Title Director Company
2018 Femi FARMING Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje HanWay Films
2017 Babel Johnson WETLANDS Emanuele Della Valle Indie
2016 Killer Croc SUICIDE SQUAD David Ayre Warner Bros.
2015 Dave Duerson CONCUSSION Peter Landesman Sony Pictures
2015 Virgil Brooks TRUMBO Jay Roach Bleecker Street
2014 Nash ANNIE Will Gluck Columbia Pictures
2014 Atticus POMPEII Paul W.S. Anderson Constantin Film Produktion
2013 Pike THE INEVITABLE DEFEAT OF MISTER AND PETE George Tillman Jr State Street Productions
2013 Algrim / Kurse THOR: THE DARK WORLD Alan Taylor Marvel Studios
2012 Joseph BEST LAID PLANS David Blair Made Up North
2012 Morel BULLET TO THE HEAD Walter Hill Warner Bros.
2011 Agent KILLER ELITE Gary McKendry Inferno Entertainment
2011 Derek Jameson THE THING Matthijs Van Heijningen Jr Universal Picture
2010 The Evangelist FASTER George Tillman Jr CBS Films
2009 Heavy Duty G.I. JOE: DARK SKY Stephen Sommers Paramount Pictures
2005 Majestic GET RICH OR DIE TRYIN' Jim Sheridan Paramount Pictures
2005 Bull Sharky PREACHING TO THE CHOIR Charles Randolph-Wright Freestyle Releasing
2005 Kwesi THE MISTRESS OF SPICES Paul Mayeda Berges Rainbow Films USA
2004 Agent Junod UNSTOPPABLE David Carson Columbia Tristar
2002 Wombosi THE BOURNE IDENTITY Doug Liman Universal Pictures
2001 Sebastion LIP SERVICE Shawn Schepps Artist View Entertainment
2001 Lock-Nah THE MUMMY RETURNS Stephen Sommers Universal Pictures
1998 Luther LEGIONNAIRE Peter MacDonald Long Road
1996 Emmanuel DEADLY VOYAGE John Mackenzie BBC/HBO
1995 Hitu ACE VENTURA: WHEN NATURE CALLS Steve Oedekerk Morgan Creek
1995 Kahega CONGO Frank Marshall Paramount

Television


Year Role Title Director Company
2017 John Bird TEN DAYS IN THE VALLEY Various Directors ABC
2017 Captain Vervain WATERSHIP DOWN Noam Murro BBC/Netflix
2016 Malko GAME OF THRONES Various Directors HBO
2015 Frank Majors ODYSSEY Peter Horton NBC Universal
2012 Deacon Crane (Lead) HUNTED S.J. Clarkson Kudos for BBC
2011 Tahir STRIKEBACK Left Bank Pictures
2009 Samuel Waingaya MONK USA
2006 Mr Eko (Lead) LOST ABC
2000 Joe ENSLAVEMENT: TRUE STORY OF FANNY KEMBLE Showtime
2000 Simon Adebisi (Lead) OZ HBO
2000 Ambassador Odeku PENSACOLA: WINGS OF GOLD Various Directors Stu Segall Productions
1997 Cabe Attucks 20,000 LEAGUES UNDER THE SEA Rod Hardy Village Roadshow Pics
1994 Cliff Ramsey NEW YORK UNDER COVER Don Kurt Wolf Films
1993 John Doe CRACKER John D. Hancock Granada
AccentsAfrican, American-California, American-New York, American-Standard, Caribbean, Cockney, Dublin, Essex, French, Italian, Jamaican, London
LanguagesEnglish*, French, Ghanaian*, Italian*, Patois*, Swahili*, Yoruba*
Music & DanceDrums*, Trumpet*
Performance SkillsPhysical Theatre, Voice Over
SportsAthletics*, Boxing*, Cricket*, Football*, Running*, Swimming*
LicensesCar Driving Licence

* = highly skilled