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The actor's convincing breakthrough performance as a Nigerian doctor/illegal immigrant in the 2002 British drama Dirty Pretty Things can be attributed to the fact that he based it on his own physician father. Unfortunately, his real-life dad died in a trag… (more)

Birth Place: Forest Gate, London, England

Birthday: July 10, 1977, Cancer

Profession: Actor

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Fri Apr 3 6:40pm
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