Both a film and television actor who was cast in major motion pictures such as Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, Independence Day: Resurgence, Moulin Rouge, Alien 3, Your Highness and Dumbo. He also portrayed Areo Hotah in six episodes of Game of Thrones.
He worked with many British theatre companies, including The Royal Shakespeare Company.
He is a playwright. He guest-starred in the Netflix comedy series Santa Clarita Diet.
His parents are Nigerian.