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.
- His father is from Grenada and his mother is from Trinidad.
- Attended the University of North London.
- Studied to become a social worker.
- He was inspired to become an actor after seeing Sidney Poitier in The Heat of the Night.
- Married to novelist Sandra Walker.
- Mentors were screenwriter Lynda La Plante, and actor Robert David MacDonald.
- Founded the Flipside Theatre Company in London.
- Made his London stage debut in the play Labelled With Love.