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Michael
Obiora

Playing Age: 18-40's.

Characteristics: Clear, Engaging, Versatile.

Accents: London, African, American-New York, American-Standard, American-Southern States, Caribbean, Cockney, Jamaican.

Languages: English, Igbo.

Studio: No Home Studio, but happy to travel.

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Bio:

Michael is an actor, writer, producer, and director.

Having started out as a child in Grange Hill, he made the rare transition into adult star, with leading stage and television roles in shows including; My Family, Sea of Souls, Misfits, and Afterlife. He is most recognizable for his portrayal of Ben Trueman in the BBC smash hit Hotel Babylon, and for his roles in Casualty, Fortitude, Luther, Tomb Raider, Doctor Who: Blink, the television series remake of Guy Ritchie's Snatch, and the prequel series to Jonathan Glazer's classic crime movie Sexy Beast.

Later in 2024 Michael will be starring alongside Martin Clunes in the six-part ITV1 crime thriller, Out There.

In 2020 Michael made his directorial debut with the award-winning Soaperstar, which was selected for screening at the Academy Award® qualifying Pan African Film Festival.

Michael is also an award-winning audiobook narrator having received an AudioFile Earphone Award for his work on Geraldine Brooks’ 2022 novel, Horse. He also received an APA Audie Awards® nomination in 2023 for his narration on the book.
Michael's first novel, Black Shoes, was published in 2009. This was followed by the 2014 novel Vivian's Couch.

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