Saturday, 26 July 2014

Photos : Meet Gbenga Akinnagbe, Nigerian Hollywood Actor Who Stars In New Season Of “24”

Gbenga Akinnagbe is a Nigerian/American actor, best known for his role as Chris Partlow on the HBO original series The Wire has been featured in the new season of “24” : Live Another Day. Akinnagbe plays cocky and determined field operative Erik Ritter of the CIA.

Born in Washington, D.C. to Nigerian parents and grew up in Silver Spring, Maryland, Akinnagbe was in and out of trouble as a youth. He is the second oldest of six children, with one older sister and four younger brothers. He attended Colonel Zadok A. Magruder High School in Rockville, Maryland. Akinnagbe attended Bucknell University on a wrestling scholarship, majoring in Political Science and English. He is the cousin of Rapper Wale. More pics after the cut.

 (R-L) Kate Morgan (Yvonne Strahovski) and Erik Ritter (Gbenga Akinnagbe) go out in the field to track a suspect in ’24: Live Another Day.’Benjamin Bratt and Gbenga Akinnagbe in 24 Live Another Day Episode 1 24: Live Another Day Season 9 Premiere Review: Jack is Back!


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