53 years old (Born on August 22, 1967)
British actor; He is famous from Adebisi in Oz.The son of immigrants from Nigeria, he has played almost entirely African characters despite having been born and raised in England. He usually employs a deep, Nigerian timber while acting, while off-screen he has a very British, somewhat c*ckney accent. Born on the same day as the Alice in Chains singer Layne Staley. He went from playing Ernie Hudson's good friend, the guide "Kahega" to Hudson's "Capt. Munro" in Congo (1995), to playing his enemy, the sociopath "Adebisi" to Hudson's hard-headed "Warden Glynn" in "Oz" (1997). Has a masters in Law from the University of London, but took a different career path when bitten by the acting bug. Is perhaps best known for his role as the cunning, fierce super-criminal Adebisi on "Oz" (1997).
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Fun Facts About Adewale Akinnuoye Agbaje
He is fluent in several languages including Italian, Yoruba, Swahili, and (of course) English. He can "get along" in a few other languages, including French.
He is a Buddhist and admitted that he had to chant more than usual while playing the brutal character of "Majestic" in Get Rich or Die Tryin' (2005).
He has Nigerians parents