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Bayo Akinfemi


b. 1969 in Ilesa, Nigeria

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Before moving to Canada in 1998, Bayo Akinfemi earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Performing Arts from University of Ilorin, Nigeria and worked for a few years in the entertainment industry, acquiring several screen credits including, Bitter Encounter, Sango and Days of Vulture. In 1998, Bayo moved to Canada and quickly established himself as an actor. He was nominated for a Gemini Award and for an ACTRA Best Actor Award in 2004 for the lead role in the CBC’s mini-series, Human Cargo. He also was nominated for a Gemini in 2008 for his portrayal of a Sudanese warlord in the CBC series, The Border. His theatre credits as a director include The Gods Are Not To Blame, Wedlock of The Gods, A Christmas Carol, Our Husband Has Gone Mad Again, The Trials Of Brother Jero, Peppersoup and Soulmate. These are his credits as an actor.

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Features & TV Movies:
VR indicates Direct-to-Video Release

Bitter Encounter (1997)
Sango (1997)
Days of Vulture (1998)

The Tuxedo (2002)
Bulletproof Monk (2003)
The Barber of Kigali (2008)

Champagne (2010)
Paparazzi Eye in the Dark (2011)
Buried Treasure (2012, short)
Joy (2015, short)

TV series – Cast:
Human Cargo (mini-series, 2004)

TV series – Guest appearances:
Blue Murder (2003)
Puppets Who Kill (2005)
Mayday (2006)
M.V.P. (2008)
The Border (2008)
Testees (2008)
Cra$h & Burn (2009)

Heartland (2011)
Newsreaders (2014)

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