Adewale akinnuoye agbaje dating

If you like to be in control and know the outcome, it can be frustrating. If you trust the writers, it can be a really exhilarating experience. I got involved because I’m a big fan of the director Jim Sheridan. You don’t get too many chances to work with great directors so, when it comes along, you’ve got to take it.To be honest, when I came to play Eko, I’d just finished playing another drug-running king pin in the 50 Cent film, so I had plenty of resources to bring to it. Among many things, I did a bachelors and masters degree in criminal law. I’d only gone into acting while I was getting qualified, to figure out what I wanted to do. I’d always had a creative propensity and it was just about finding the courage to go out and embrace it.Learn more, including about available controls: Cookie Policy.The only way I know how to deliver is to focus; some people can turn it on or off - I'd rather stay in character. I would start two hours before I went to the set and I wouldn't say any other words other than the ones that I needed to say, that's just the way I work and I think that intensity comes across in my characters. To bring you the best content on our sites and applications, Meredith partners with third party advertisers to serve digital ads, including personalized digital ads.

He had a successful career as a model in Milan and Paris, before pursuing acting.

London-born Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje is the mysterious drug-dealing priest Mr Eko in TV series Lost. His journey has been about reclaiming his soul and the island has given him a chance to redeem himself.

His breakthrough role came in prison drama Oz but he’s also appeared in The Mummy Returns, The Bourne Identity and 50 Cent’s film Get Rich Or Die Tryin’. The finale of Series Two of Lost airs on Channel 4 on September 26. I met someone in the bank the other day and he said: ‘You’re that criminal pretending to be a priest,’ and I said: ‘No, actually, I’m a priest pretending to be a criminal.’ Oh yeah, they’re everywhere…

So, I just hustled and had objectives and focus points and got on with it. You never know where your big roles are going to come from.

I’d done a number of films before then: Congo, Ace Ventura, and starred with Michael Caine in Legionnaire.

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