Actor’s Profile: See Deyemi Okanlawon’s Acting Resume

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A: 58 Allen Avenue Ikeja, Lagos   |   T: (234) 802 342 8523   |   S: deyemi300

E: [email protected]   |   TW: @_deyemi   |   YT: deyemiokan | IMDb: Deyemi Okanlawon


Adeyemi Okanlawon, was born and raised in Lagos, Nigeria and is fast becoming an actor of note with several his work being nominated and awarded by prominent Pan-African film bodies.

2015    AMVCA           Oblivious                                 Best Short Film (awarded)

2015    AMVCA           Gidi Up                                    Best TV Drama (nominated)                               deyemi4

2014    AFRIFF           Kpians, Oblivious, Blink          Best Short Film (nominated)

2014    NMA                Gidi Up                                    Best TV Series (nominated)

2014    Afrinolly           In Iredu                                    Top 5 finalists, Best Animation (awarded)

2014    AMVCA           Kpians                                     Best New Media/Online (nominated)

2013    NMA                Blink                                        Best Short Film (nominated)

2013    In-Short           Blink                                        Best Actor In A Short Film

2013    In-Short           Blink                                        Best Short Film



Age Range – 25-40                 Languages – English, Yoruba Height – 1.79m (5’11”)

Skin – Dark Brown                 Weight – 80kg                                     Eyes – Dark Brown


SKILLS          deyemi3

Physical – Shotokan Karate, Swimming

Vehicles – Car (Manual & Auto), Motor Bike

Musical Instruments – Saxophone, Guitar



Reading, Film, Theatre, Sales, Marketing, Social Media, MC-ing, and Travelling



2013    Acting Workshop with Tosan Edremoda-Ugbeye

2011    Certificate, Acting For Film, New York Film Academy

2007    Chemical Engineering, University of Lagos


FEATURE, SERIES & SHORT FILMS (*post/**pre production)

2015    **Gidi Up 3 (TV-Web Series)              Tokunbo (Lead)          Jade Osiberu

2015    *In The Name Of Trust (Feature)       Ide (Lead)                    Chris Eneaji

2015    *Sink or Swim (Feature)                     Abdul (Lead)               Ik Nnaebue

2015    *The Baker’s Daughter                       Ayo (Lead)                  Yemi Morafa

2015    *Gbegi (Feature)                                 Ropo (Lead)                Olabode Odeyemi

2015    *All of Me (Feature)                            Chirs (Lead)                Okey Ifeanyi

2015    *An African City 2 (TV-Web Series)   Robert (Supp)             Nicole Amarteifio

2015    *Glass House (TV Drama)                 Lance & Peter (Lead) Kabat Esosa Egbon

2015    *Royal Castle (TV Series)                  Charles (Supp)            Elvis Chuks

2015    *Beyond Blood (Feature)                    Tunji (Supp)                Gregory Odutayo

2015    *Road To Yesterday (Feature)           Michael (Supp)           Ishaya Bako

2015    *Paradise Way (TV Series)                Smith (Supp)               Tolu Ajayi

2015    *Dowry 2 (TV Series)                         Demola (Lead)            Victor Sanchez

2015    *Undercover Lover (Feature)             Mr Roberts (Supp)      Okey Ifeanyi

2015    *4-1-LOVE (Feature)                          Pascal (Supp)             Ikechukwu Onyeka

2015    If Tomorrow Never Comes (Ft)          Kay (Lead)                  Pascal Amanfo

2015    Game Plan (TV Drama)                     Dave (Lead)                Chris Eneaji

2015    *Falling (Feature)                                Timi (Supp)                 Niyi Akinmolayan

2015    Dise’s Secret (TV Drama)                  Yinka (Lead)               Jay Franklyn Jituboh

2014    *Lekki Wives 3 (TV Series)                Hassan (Supp)            Blessing Egbe

2014    Vanity’s Last Game (TV Drama)        Justin (Lead)               Ehizojie Ojesebholo

2014    Perfect Imperfection (TV Drama)      Kanmi (Lead)              Ehizojie Ojesebholo

2014    *Common Man (Docu-drama)           Efe (Lead)                   Stanlee Ohikhuare

2014    *Saving The King (Short Film)            Tomiwa (Lead)            Imoh Umoren

2014    A Place Called Happy (Feature)        Dele (Supporting)        Lowladee

2014    Friends and Lovers (TV Drama)         Frank (Lead)               Yemi Morafa

2014    Them and Us (Feature)                      K.B. (Lead)                  Tolu Sholanke

2014    Badt Guy (Short Film)                                    Baba (Supporting)       Ese Ovueraye

2014    Taste of Love  (TV Series)                  Alex (Sub Lead)          Niji Akanni & Co

2014    A Few Good Men (Feature)               Wale (Supporting)       Ejiro Onobrakpor

2014    Dowry 1 (TV Series)                           Demola (Lead)            Victor Sanchez

2013    Lagos Lying Game (Short Film)         Con Artist (Lead)         Yomi Black

2013    Gidi Up 2 (TV-Web Series)                 Tokunbo (Lead)          Jade Osiberu

2013    Kpians Premonition (Web Series)      Eric (Co Lead)                        Stanlee Ohikhuare

2013    A New You (TV Drama)                     Clarence (Supp)         Tolu Ajayi

2013    Kpians Feast of Souls (Feature)         Eric (Co Lead)                        Stanlee Ohikhuare

2013    Oblivious (Short Film)                         Charles (Lead)            Stanlee Ohikhuare

2013    In Iredu (Short Film)                            Ogagun (Lead)            Abiola Sobo

2012    Gidi Up 1 (TV-Web Series)                 Tokunbo, (Lead)         Jade Osiberu

2012    Knock Knock (Web Series)                Gbadebo (Lead)          Tolu Ajayi

2012    B4 30 (TV Pilot)                                  Cheater (Supp)           Bodurin Sasore

2012    Blink (Short Film)                                Husband (Lead)          Tolu Ajayi

2012    6:30PM (Short Film)                           Ghost (Supporting)     Tonye Faloughi

2012    Journey To Self (Feature)                  Ex lover (Principal)     Tope Oshin Ogun

2011    Turntable, Collage (TV Pilot)              Toye (Lead)                Akin Smith

2011    Dependence (Short Film)                   Dayo (Lead)                Brian Wilson

2010    ZR-7 (Feature)                                   Alabi (Principal)           Udoka & Olufemi

2010    Grain of Wheat (Short Film)               Saviour (Lead)            Daniel & Ruyi



2014    Diagnosis                    Johnnie (Lead)                                                Ifeoma Fafunwa

2011    Clogs                           Narrator (Sub Lead)                                        Duka Kachi

2007    Itakun                          Ogun, God of War (Sub lead)                                    Gbenga Kuponiyi

2003    Xtreme Reaction         Several roles – (Lead and Sub Lead)             Deyemi Okanlawon



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