Jun. 12th, 1962
London, England, UK
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Eamonn Walker (born 12 June 1962) is an English film, television and theatre actor. In the United States, he is known for playing Kareem Said in the HBO television series Oz, for which he won a CableACE Award, and elsewhere as Winston, the gay, black thorn in Alf Garnett's side in In Sickness and in Health and John Othello in the 2001 ITV1 production of Othello.
- Made his London stage debut in the play Labelled With Love.
- Mentors were screenwriter Lynda La Plante, and actor Robert David MacDonald.
- The first black actor to play Othello at Shakespeare's Globe Theatre.
- Married to novelist Sandra Walker.
- Studied to become a social worker.
- He has three children, two of them are twins.
- He was inspired to become an actor after seeing Sidney Poitier in The Heat of the Night.
- Trained as a dancer.