Monday, January 15, 2007

Out & About: Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Sophie Okonedo, and Chiwetel Ejiofor

Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Sophie Okonedo, and Chiwetel Ejiofor at the BAFTA/LA Awards Season Tea Party in Four Season Beverly Hills.

Adewale Akinuoye-Agbaje is known for his roles on TV's "Oz" and "Lost." Get to know Adewale more:
'Akinnuoye-Agbaje's parents are from Nigeria, but moved to London, England, where he was born. He has four sisters and is fluent in several languages, including English, Italian, Yorùbá (the language of his parents' ethnic group), and Swahili. He holds a Master of Laws from Kings College, the University of London, and is a practising Buddhist. The meaning of his name is broken down thus: Ade- the crown, wale- has come home, Akin- warrior, nuoye- of chieftaincy, Agbaje prosperity and wealth.' {source}

Critically-acclaimed actress Sophie Okonedo:

Sophie Okonedo is also nominated for a Golden Globe for a Lead Actress in a Miniseries for her work in Tsunami: The Aftermath. {Get know Sophie Okonedo}

Chiwetel Ejiofor, a BAFTA nominee with his sister.

3 comments:

Miss Chi Chi said...

Much love to Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Sophie Okonedo, and Chiwetel Ejiofor

bhookey84 said...

i like how u broke his name down, my last name is akinkoye so i can relate, i like ur blog!

Miss Chi Chi said...

Don't be a stranger, bhookey84.

I can write a novel thicker than the Bible perphaps on how people don't get my name pronounced/spelled right, lol!