Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje

Biography: Born in London, England, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje split his time as a youth between the UK and Nigeria. After earning a Masters from London's prestigious King's College University, a career in acting came his way when acclaimed director Frank Marshall cast him in Congo. This led to appearances in the films Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls and Legionnaire, the HBO movie Deadly Voyage, television series Cracker and New York Undercover, as well as the ABC miniseries 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea.

Adewale recently wrapped Get Rich or Die Tryin', in which he plays the lead opposite Curtis 50 Cent Jackson. The film, which will be released this winter, was directed and produced by Oscar nominee Jim Sheridan. He also completed work on the film Mistress of Spices, a romantic comedy in which he stars opposite Aishwarya Rai. That film was written and directed by Gurinder Chada & Paul Mayeda Berges, part of the creative team behind Bend It Like Beckham.

Adewale's dramatic portrayal of
the murderous drug addicted prisoner Adebisi in the television series Oz led to critical and audience acclaim, as well as two NAACP Award nominations for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series and Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series. Ever eager to explore new ground, Adewale left Oz to focus on his film career and subsequently went on to star in blockbusters opposite Brendan Frasier in The Mummy Returns and with Matt Damon in The Bourne Identity.


Adewale's is also well known for playing the role of Mr. Eko on ABC's Lost. He was a main character on the show in it's second and third seasons.
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Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje's Scores

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Average career score: 48
Highest Metascore: 68 The Bourne Identity
Lowest Metascore: 32 G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 13
  2. Negative: 1 out of 13
13 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
tbd Annie Dec 19, 2014 Nash tbd
40 Pompeii Feb 21, 2014 Cast / Atticus / Atticus 5.9
54 Thor: The Dark World Nov 8, 2013 Algrim/Kurse / Algrim/Kurse 7.6
62 The Inevitable Defeat of Mister and Pete Oct 11, 2013 Pike / Pike / Sergeant Pike 8.7
48 Bullet to the Head Feb 1, 2013 Cast / Morel / Robert Nkomo Morel 5.4
49 The Thing Oct 14, 2011 Derek Jameson 6.3
44 Killer Elite Sep 23, 2011 The Agent 5.7
44 Faster Nov 24, 2010 Evangelist 6.7
32 G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra Aug 7, 2009 Heavy Duty 5.3
tbd The Mistress of Spices May 5, 2006 Kwesi 5.6
49 Preaching to the Choir Apr 14, 2006 Bull Sharky 10
45 Get Rich or Die Tryin' Nov 9, 2005 Majestic 5.2
tbd Unstoppable Oct 30, 2004 Agent Junod tbd
68 The Bourne Identity Jun 14, 2002 Wombosi 8.1
48 The Mummy Returns May 4, 2001 Lock-Nah 6.5
45 Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls Nov 10, 1995 Hitu 6.8