Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje is an English actor and former fashion model. He is best known for his roles as Lock-Nah in The Mummy Returns, Nykwana Wombosi in The Bourne Identity, Mr. Eko on Lost, and Simon Adebisi on Oz.
NAME: Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje
DATE OF BIRTH: 22 August 1967
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OCCUPATION: English actor and former fashion model
EDUCATION: He went on to earn a Law degree from King’s College London and a Masters in Law from the University of London. While a university student, Akinnuoye-Agbaje worked in a clothes shop where he was introduced to the world of modeling.
CAREER AND PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES: His best known acting roles have been as the imposing convict Simon Adebisi in the 1990s HBO prison series Oz and as Mr. Eko on ABC’s survivor drama Lost. Film roles include The Bourne Identity, in which he played a deposed African dictator, Hitu the police officer in Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls, Lock-Nah in The Mummy Returns, and Heavy Duty in G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra
PUBLICATIONS: “Talk It Over” – Grayson Hugh (1989)
“Jealousy” – Pet Shop Boys (1991)
“Giving Him Something He Can Feel” – En Vogue (1992)
“Love No Limit” – Mary J. Blige (1993)
“I Want It All Night Long” – Heather Hunter (1993)
“You Don’t Love Me (No, No, No)” – Dawn Penn (1994)