ANTHONY OSEYEMI

ACtor | Director | Writer

ANTHONY OSEYEMI

Anthony Oseyemi is a distinguished British-South African actor, writer, and director of Nigerian descent, bringing a wealth of experience to the entertainment industry. As a classically trained stage actor, he has graced numerous stage productions in London, showcasing his talent in leading roles such as James Baldwin’s ‘The Amen Corner’ and captivating performances in Shakespeare’s ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ at the Horniman Museum & Gardens.

In November 2024, Anthony took on the starring role of Akin in ‘In Your Dreams,’ a production that has garnered attention and is currently streaming on Amazon Prime Video. The show revolves around best friends Lloyd and Marcus inadvertently awakening an ancient spirit while reconnecting with a childhood friend, now an antiquities dealer.

Anthony’s early television career featured notable roles in South African series, including ‘The Bill,’ ‘Holby City,’ and ‘Is Harry on the Boat.’ He has also made impactful appearances in feature films such as ‘Five Fingers for Marseille,’ the romantic comedy ‘Hector’s Search For Happiness’ alongside Simon Pegg, ‘Seal Team 8’ with Tom Sizemore, ‘The Assignment,’ ‘Wild at Heart,’ ‘The Runaway,’ ‘Strike Back,’ and ‘The Book of Negroes.’ His versatility extends to starring in Netflix series like ‘Dead Places’ and ‘Shadow,’ along with hosting ‘Survivor – Africa.’ Beyond his acting career, Anthony has ventured into film production, co-founding Antagonists Studios with his producing partner Oscar Barby. Together, they are actively developing a robust television and film slate, solidifying their presence as film producers and creators in the industry.

South African Film & Television Awards: Best Writing Team, 2014 (Tempy Pusha’s)

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