Fast Facts

  • Parents came to England from Nigeria in the 1970s to go to school.
  • Was one of the youngest actors to portray King Lear when he appeared in a Royal Shakespeare Company production in 2002.
  • Won the Ian Charleston Award for his work as the title character in the Cheek by Jowl theatre company's production of Othello in 2005.

College

  • Central School of Speech and Drama, London, England (BA, 2002)