|Education||Royal Central School of Speech and Drama|
Daniel Adegboyega (born 21 July 1979) is a British Nigerian actor.
Early life[edit | edit source]
Adegboyega was born in Lagos, Nigeria. When he was 5 years old, he and his family moved to London, where he trained at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama. He spent much of his childhood watching movies and cartoons and was inspired by his childhood heroes such as Robert Zemeckis, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sylvester Stallone, to pursue a career in acting. After graduating, he worked professionally at the Lyric Theatre in Hammersmith for the passion of acting.
Career[edit | edit source]
In 2019, he played the role Aaron Sinclair, the estranged father of one of the main characters', Ryan Sinclair, in the Doctor Who New Year's special "Resolution". The same year, he played the role of Viktor in the action thriller film 6 Underground, featuring Ryan Reynolds and Dave Franco.
Personal life[edit | edit source]
Adegboyega currently resides in London.
Filmography[edit | edit source]
Film[edit | edit source]
|2017||Transformers: The Last Knight||Saebert|
|2020||Tom and Jerry||Gavin (voice)||Post-production|
Television[edit | edit source]
|2011||Torchwood||Guard||Episode: "The Categories of Life"|
|2013||Doctors||Dennis Carlsson||Episode: "What Needs to Be Done"|
|2015-2017||Man Down||Man / Gym Manager / Gym Trainer||3 episodes|
|2017||Father Brown||Lenny Stamper||Episode: "The Penitent Man"|
|2019||Doctor Who||Aaron Sinclair||Episode: "Resolution"|
|2019||Holby City||Michael Woodward||Episode: "This Be the Verse"|
References[edit | edit source]
- "Daniel Adegboyega's Doctor Who News Page". www.doctorwhonews.net. Doctor Who News. Retrieved 27 May 2020.
- "Catching Up With Daniel Adegboyega". www.walklondonshoes.com. 17 July 2019. Retrieved 29 May 2020.
- Kanchan, Suman (31 December 2018). "Doctor Who: Resolution – Who Is Daniel Adegboyega?". www.blogtorwho.com. Blogtor Who. Retrieved 27 May 2020.
- Hough, Q.V. (13 December 2019). "Netflix's 6 Underground Cast & Character Backstory Guide". www.screenrant.com. ScreenRant. Retrieved 29 May 2020.
- Fullerton, Huw. "Doctor Who New Year's special casts Charlotte Ritchie, Nikesh Patel and Daniel Adegboyega". www.radiotimes.com. Radio Times News. Retrieved 29 May 2020.