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|Date of Birth||August 22, 1967|
|Role on LOST||Mr. Eko|
|IMDB||Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje at IMDB|
Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje played the part of Mr. Eko on LOST.
Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje was born on August 22, 1967 in London, England. Adewale has a masters in Law from the University of London, but chose a different path when he chose acting. Adewale began his career as a model in Milan before moving to Los Angeles to make the transition to acting. The son of Nigerian parents, Adewale has often been cast as African characters, and employs a deep Nigerian accent while in such roles. Adewale, however, speaks naturally with a Cockney accent. In addition to his role as Mr. Eko, Adewale may be best known for his character of "Adebisi" in Oz. An active Buddhist, Adewale is fluent in several languages including English, Italian, Yoruba, and Swahili, and is also knowledgeable in other languages, such as French.
Episodes Appeared inEdit
Akinnuoye-Agbaje first appeared a guest star in Season 2 episodes Adrift and Orientation, where his role was credited as "the Mysterious Island Man". Starting with the following episode, Everybody Hates Hugo, he was included in the main cast. Season 3 episode I Do marked the last episode in which he was included in the main cast, and he hasn't appeared on the show since.