Nyambi Nyambi

  • Birth Place: Norman, Oklahoma, United States
  • Profession: Actor
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  • Family lived in many areas of the country before they settled down in Virginia.
  • Was a point guard on Bucknell University's basketball team; wanted to play in the NBA, but got injured and had to quit the sport.
  • Listed on Dick Vitale's "All-Name Team," an honor for NCAA college hoops players with unique names.
  • Made off-Broadway debut in the 2004 musical revival of Ain't Supposed to Die a Natural Death.
  • Attended the Stella Adler Studio of Acting in New York for two years.
  • In 2006, made movie debut in the dramatic flick Day Night Day Night.
  • Appeared on NBC's Law & Order in 2010. The episode was called "Four Cops Shot."
  • Big fan of blues music. Enjoys listening to Howlin' Wolf, Robert Johnson and Muddy Waters.
  • Performed with the Classical Theatre of Harlem and the LAByrinth Theatre Company.


  • Bassey Nyambi — Sister
  • Atai Nyambi — Mother
  • Nyambi Nyambi Sr. — Father
  • Eyang Nyambi — Sister


  • Bucknell University, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, United States (BS in Business Administration, 2001); New York University, New York, New York, United States (MFA in Acting, 2008)

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