Eme Ikwuakor

  • Birth Place: Wheat Ridge, Colorado, United States
  • Profession: Actor
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  • While attending college on a track and field scholarship, a college advisor suggested that he try theater; he took an acting class, and soon landed a role in the school's production of To Kill a Mockingbird.
  • Went on to star in six more school productions while in college, including Little Shop of Horrors and Richard III.
  • Wrote, produced, and starred in his own short film, Chance; this experience helped him decide to become an actor full time.
  • While filming an episode of the ABC drama Castle, auditioned and landed a role on the CBS reboot of Hawaii 5-0; while filming Hawaii 5-0, auditioned and landed a role on the CBS sci-fi series Extant; all three episodes aired within the same week.
  • Competed with his brother Ak on a 2011 episode of the daytime quiz series Are You Smarter Than A 5th Grader?

Relationships

  • Patricia Ikwuakor — Mother
  • Obi Ikwuakor — Sister
  • Ak Ikwuakor — Brother
  • Killian Ikwuakor — Father

College

  • University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado, United States
<em>Altered Carbon;</em> <em>Schitt's Creek;</em> <em>Sherlock</em>
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