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Michael Obiora

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Michael Obiora
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Michael Obiora

Born: Wed 8th October 1986 (age: 32)



Michael Obiora (born North LondonEngland) is an English actor and writer.

Michael Obiora was born on 8 October 1986 in North-West London to Nigerian-Igbo parents.

At age 9, he became the youngest actor to have appeared in Grange Hill; he played Max Abassi on the programme for five years.

Just before his eighteenth birthday Obirora landed a role playing the part of Gunner Jackson Clarke, a soldier in ITV’s eight-part series Bombshell, starring opposite Footballers Wives star Zöe Lucker. Shortly after filming Bombshell, Obirora started a seven-month run in the play Elmina’s Kitchen written by Kwame Kwei-Armah, at the Garrick Theatre. He also had a role in the stage playExclude Me, completing a successful 11-week run on stage at The Chelsea Theatre and lead roles in the play Fallout at the Royal Court Theatre and Badnuff at The Soho Theatre.

Obiora has had television roles in My FamilyJudge John DeedMisfitsSea of SoulsITV1’s Afterlife , Doctor WhoDoctorsPowersThe Bill and Holby City. He was in four episodes ofEastEnders, the first episode of which aired on 11 June 2009, in which he played playboy footballer, Ellis Prince.

Obiora played receptionist Ben Trueman in the BBC One drama series Hotel Babylon, which was cancelled after its fourth series. He will join the cast of the long-running medical drama Casualtyfor its 26th season playing the part of Lloyd, a nurse.

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