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  • Adewale Akinnuoye Agbaje Joins Cast of ‘Annie’

    Sep 25, 13 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment


    *Adewale Akinnuoye Agbaje, best known for his roles on HBO’s “Oz” and ABC’s “Lost,” is the latest actor to join the cast of “Annie,” an urban reimagining of the Broadway musical. He will play Nash, the tough but lovable bodyguard and driver for Benjamin Stacks (Jamie Foxx) and a good friend of Annie. He starts […]

  • Eamonn Walker Finally in the Line of ‘Fire’ on Wednesdays

    Jan 30, 13 by EURpublisher02 1 Comment


    *He plays a fireman on TV, but for the longest time, British actor Eamonn Walker saw very few flames as Battalion Chief Wallace Boden on NBC’s “Chicago Fire.” In recent weeks, however, the actor – who famously played spiritual inmate Kareem Said on HBO’s “Oz” – has not only gotten to leave his desk and […]

  • Man on ‘Fire’: UK’s Eamonn Walker in Command on NBC

    Nov 1, 12 by EURpublisher02 1 Comment


    *British actor Eamonn Walker was 9-years-old when he saw Sidney Poitier in the film “In the Heat of the Night.” “I was sitting next to my mother. And England not being the best place in the world for young black folks, or old black folks at that time, I recognized something in that film and […]

  • Eamonn Walker Cast in NBC Pilot ‘Chicago Fire’

    Feb 17, 12 by EURpublisher02 1 Comment


    *Eamonn Walker, best known for his role on HBO’s “Oz,” is the first actor cast in NBC’s ensemble drama pilot “Chicago Fire,” executive produced by Dick Wolf. In the action-driven drama exploring the complex and heroic men and women of the Chicago Fire Department, Walker will play Chief Walter Boden, a former Golden Gloves champ […]

  • Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje Abandoned Law Degree for Hollywood

    Nov 30, 11 by EURpublisher02 1 Comment


    *Before the modeling, the big Hollywood career and the iconic turns on “Oz” and “Lost,” Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje was on the verge of becoming a lawyer in his native UK. Born in London to Nigerian parents in 1967, the actor received a Master of Law from University of London’s King’s College. But the profession, as it […]

  • Some ‘Thing’ Different for Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje

    Oct 12, 11 by EURpublisher02 1 Comment


    *No matter the variety of roles taken on by Nigerian-British actor and former model Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, fans of HBO’s “Oz” will forever see him as Simon Adebisi – the inmate with the gravity-defying knit hat that sat on the side of his bald head. Agbaje’s fan base may have expanded with such intense roles as […]