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Femi Elufowoju, Jr

London, United Kingdom
Height: 6' (182cm)
Weight: 13st. (83kg)
Playing Age: 46-55 years
Eye Colour: Brown
Hair Colour: Black
Hair Length: Short
Voice Quality: Deep
Voice Character: Engaging
Role Types: African-American, Black-African

Credits

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Film
Krill, MECHANIC: RESURRECTION, Millennium Films, Dennis Gansel
Sam Stoker, THE LEGEND OF 1900, Fine Line Features, Giuseppe Tornatore

Television
Prophet Joshua, SCHOOLED, Netflix/Eleven Film, Ben Taylor
Tunde, ENTERPRICE (Season 1), Fudge Park for BBC3, Nida Mazoor
President Ibaka, THE SAINT, Motion Picture Corporation of America, Simon West
Tunde, ENTERPRICE (Pilot), Fudge Park Productions, Nida Manzoor
President Jakob Lokoya, BORGEN (SEASON 2), DR/BBC TV, Mikkel Nørgaard
Peter Munyegera, MOSES JONES (Semi Regular), BBC TV, Michael Offer
Mr Omwukwopopo, LITTLE MISS JOCELYN (SERIES 2 Regular), Brown Eyed Boy/BBC TV, Nick Phillips
Dr Kingston, WIRE IN THE BLOOD V, Coastal Productions/ITV, Paul Whittington
Mr Omwukwopopo, LITTLE MISS JOCELYN (SERIES 1 Regular), Brown Eyed Boy/BBC TV, Gareth Carrivick
Lewis Jackson, SUPPLY & DEMAND, La Plante Productions/ITV, Peter MacDonald
Rufus Teague, THE KNOCK, Bronson Knight/ITV, Keith Washington

Theatre
Director, THE SECRET LIVES OF BABA SEGI’S WIVES, Arcola Theatre, Femi Elufowoju, Jr
Joseph Antonio Emidy, EMIDY: HE WHO DARED TO DREAM, Xiom Productions, Tunde Jegede
Earl Rivers, RICHARD III, Arcola Theatre, Mehmet Ergen
Director, BLUES FOR AN ALABAMA SKY, RADA, Femi Elufowoju, Jr
Actor 1, OUT OF BLIXEN, Riotous Company, Kathryn Hunter
Maccomo, LIONBOY, Tricycle, New Victory Theatre, Broadway for Complicite, Clive Mendus
Maccomo, LIONBOY, Bristol Old Vic/Liverpool Playhouse for Complicite, Annabel Arden
Pastor Lomi Pakimi, THE ESTATE, Tiata Fahodzi/Soho Theatre
Jason, MEDEA, West Yorkshire Playhouse
Makinde, MAKINDE, Tiata Fahodzi
Abadallah, ACQUISITIVE CASE, Southwark Playhouse
Sparks, THE ABSENCE OF WAR, National Theatre, Richard Eyre
Policeman, THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS, National Theatre, Nicholas Hytner
High Commissioner, MURMMURING JUDGES, National Theatre, Richard Eyre
Alhaji, MARCHING FOR FAUSA, Royal Court Theatre, Annie Castledine
BOOKED!, Tiata Fahodzi
TICKETS & TIES, Theatre Royal Stratford East
Man, DAUGHTERS, Royal Court Theatre, Ramin Gray
Haji, THE STUBBORN CORPSE, Royal Court Theatre, Ramin Gray
Caliban, THE TEMPEST, Oxford Stage Company, John Retallack
Dogberry, MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, Oxford Stage Company, Alexandru Darie
Jaja, IT’S GOOD TO TALK, Theatre Royal Stratford East, Philip Hedley
Mephistopheles, DOCTOR FAUSTUS, Lyric Hammersmith, Tony Hegarty
Old Man, RESURRECTIONS, Talawa, Yvonne Brewster
Brainsy, MASKARADE, Talawa, Yvonne Brewster
Martin Luther King, BLACK HEROES IN THE HALL OF FAME, Hackney Empire, Flip Fraser

Radio
Over 60 BBC Radio plays, including
Twala, KING SOLOMAN’S MINES, BBC Radio 4, Liz Webb
TREASURE ISLAND, Benbow Film Ltd, Alan Moloney & Laurie Borg
Shina, SAY GOODBYE TWICE, BBC Radio 3, Jonquil Panting
Tunde, RUDY’S RARE RECORDS, BBC Radio 4, Lucy Armitage
Makinwa, MAKINWA’S MIRACLE, BBC World Service, Jenny Horrocks

Skills

Accents & Dialects * = native

African, American – Standard, New York, Cockney, London, RP

Languages * = mother tongue

English, Yoruba, Japanese

Music & Dance * = highly skilled

Aerobics, Baritone, Blues, Choral, Falsetto, Choreography – African, Traditional, Contemporary, Jazz, & Hip Hop Dance

Performance

Athletics, Boxing, Basketball, Football, Swimming

Sports

Athletics, Boxing, Basketball, Football, Swimming

Other Skills

Improvisation, Mime, Photography, Teaching, Stilt-Walking

Other Skills

Femi Elufowoju, jr | Sainou Talent Agency

Femi Elufowoju, Jr

London, United Kingdom


Overview

Femi Elufowoju, jr has performed extensively at the National Theatre and Royal Court, and is the first theatre director of African descent to establish a national touring company in the UK, Tiata Fahodzi. He artistically led the company for 13 years, directing and presenting over 30 plays including his production of Oladipo Agboluaje’s Iya-Ile: The First Wife (nominated for an Olivier Award). He has since served as an Associate at the Almeida Theatre and The Royal Court. His latest directorial venture is The Secret Lives of Baba Segi's Wives , which held its UK premiere at the Arcola Theatre.

He reprised the role of Maccomo in the Complicité production of Lion Boy which played at The New Victory Theatre on Broadway and John Sterling in The Ghost Train at The Manchester Royal Exchange.

On screen he played President Jakob Lokoya across season two of Borgen and featured in both series of the BBC Three comedy Little Miss Jocelyn.

Femi plays the role of Krill in the action thriller Mechanic: Resurrection alongside Jason Statham, Jessica Alba and Tommy Lee Jones and President Ibaka in The Saint on Netflix.

Femi Elufowoju Jr | Sainou Talent Agency London

Film
Krill, MECHANIC: RESURRECTION, Millennium Films, Dennis Gansel
Sam Stoker, THE LEGEND OF 1900, Fine Line Features, Giuseppe Tornatore

Television
Prophet Joshua, SCHOOLED, Netflix/Eleven Film, Ben Taylor
Tunde, ENTERPRICE (Season 1), Fudge Park for BBC3, Nida Mazoor
President Ibaka, THE SAINT, Motion Picture Corporation of America, Simon West
Tunde, ENTERPRICE (Pilot), Fudge Park Productions, Nida Manzoor
President Jakob Lokoya, BORGEN (SEASON 2), DR/BBC TV, Mikkel Nørgaard
Peter Munyegera, MOSES JONES (Semi Regular), BBC TV, Michael Offer
Mr Omwukwopopo, LITTLE MISS JOCELYN (SERIES 2 Regular), Brown Eyed Boy/BBC TV, Nick Phillips
Dr Kingston, WIRE IN THE BLOOD V, Coastal Productions/ITV, Paul Whittington
Mr Omwukwopopo, LITTLE MISS JOCELYN (SERIES 1 Regular), Brown Eyed Boy/BBC TV, Gareth Carrivick
Lewis Jackson, SUPPLY & DEMAND, La Plante Productions/ITV, Peter MacDonald
Rufus Teague, THE KNOCK, Bronson Knight/ITV, Keith Washington

Theatre
Director, THE SECRET LIVES OF BABA SEGI’S WIVES, Arcola Theatre, Femi Elufowoju, Jr
Joseph Antonio Emidy, EMIDY: HE WHO DARED TO DREAM, Xiom Productions, Tunde Jegede
Earl Rivers, RICHARD III, Arcola Theatre, Mehmet Ergen
Director, BLUES FOR AN ALABAMA SKY, RADA, Femi Elufowoju, Jr
Actor 1, OUT OF BLIXEN, Riotous Company, Kathryn Hunter
Maccomo, LIONBOY, Tricycle, New Victory Theatre, Broadway for Complicite, Clive Mendus
Maccomo, LIONBOY, Bristol Old Vic/Liverpool Playhouse for Complicite, Annabel Arden
Pastor Lomi Pakimi, THE ESTATE, Tiata Fahodzi/Soho Theatre
Jason, MEDEA, West Yorkshire Playhouse
Makinde, MAKINDE, Tiata Fahodzi
Abadallah, ACQUISITIVE CASE, Southwark Playhouse
Sparks, THE ABSENCE OF WAR, National Theatre, Richard Eyre
Policeman, THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS, National Theatre, Nicholas Hytner
High Commissioner, MURMMURING JUDGES, National Theatre, Richard Eyre
Alhaji, MARCHING FOR FAUSA, Royal Court Theatre, Annie Castledine
BOOKED!, Tiata Fahodzi
TICKETS & TIES, Theatre Royal Stratford East
Man, DAUGHTERS, Royal Court Theatre, Ramin Gray
Haji, THE STUBBORN CORPSE, Royal Court Theatre, Ramin Gray
Caliban, THE TEMPEST, Oxford Stage Company, John Retallack
Dogberry, MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, Oxford Stage Company, Alexandru Darie
Jaja, IT’S GOOD TO TALK, Theatre Royal Stratford East, Philip Hedley
Mephistopheles, DOCTOR FAUSTUS, Lyric Hammersmith, Tony Hegarty
Old Man, RESURRECTIONS, Talawa, Yvonne Brewster
Brainsy, MASKARADE, Talawa, Yvonne Brewster
Martin Luther King, BLACK HEROES IN THE HALL OF FAME, Hackney Empire, Flip Fraser

Radio
Over 60 BBC Radio plays, including
Twala, KING SOLOMAN’S MINES, BBC Radio 4, Liz Webb
TREASURE ISLAND, Benbow Film Ltd, Alan Moloney & Laurie Borg
Shina, SAY GOODBYE TWICE, BBC Radio 3, Jonquil Panting
Tunde, RUDY’S RARE RECORDS, BBC Radio 4, Lucy Armitage
Makinwa, MAKINWA’S MIRACLE, BBC World Service, Jenny Horrocks

About

Characteristics
Height: 6' (182cm)
Weight: 13st. (83kg)
Playing Age: 46-55 years
Eye Colour: Brown
Hair Colour: Black
Hair Length: Short
Voice Quality: Deep
Voice Character: Engaging
Role Types: African-American, Black-African
Skills
Accents & Dialects
* = native
African, American – Standard, New York, Cockney, London, RP
Languages
* = mother tongue
English, Yoruba, Japanese
Music & Dance
* = highly skilled
Aerobics, Baritone, Blues, Choral, Falsetto, Choreography – African, Traditional, Contemporary, Jazz, & Hip Hop Dance
Performance Athletics, Boxing, Basketball, Football, Swimming
Sports Athletics, Boxing, Basketball, Football, Swimming
Other Skills Improvisation, Mime, Photography, Teaching, Stilt-Walking