Dayo Okeniyi


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Dayo Okeniyi (Pronounced: Die-o Okay-nii-yii) began performing on the stage in elementary school. In 2003, Okeniyi, the youngest of five siblings, moved from Nigeria with his family to the The United States. His father, now a retired customs officer and mother, a British literature teacher, were adamant that their children receive an education in ... See full bio »

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Queenpins Earl
(2021)
(2020)
Emperor Shields Green
(2020)
See Oloman
(2019)

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 2021 Queenpins (post-production)
Earl
 2020 Emperor
Shields Green
 2020 Dirty Diana (TV Mini-Series)
James
- Jada (2020) ... James (voice)
- Evie (2020) ... James (voice)
- Carrie (2020) ... James (voice)
 2020 The Left Right Game (TV Series)
Apollo
- Stray Thread (2020) ... Apollo (voice)
- Something New (2020) ... Apollo (voice)
- This Ain't Our World (2020) ... Apollo (voice)
- You're Always Welcome in Jubilation (2020) ... Apollo (voice)
- There's a Hitchhiker on the Road (2020) ... Apollo (voice)
 2020 Run Sweetheart Run
Trey
 2019 See (TV Series)
Oloman
- House of Enlightenment (2019) ... Oloman
 2016-2018 Shades of Blue (TV Series)
Michael Loman
- By Virtue Fall (2018) ... Michael Loman
- Goodnight, Sweet Prince (2018) ... Michael Loman
- Cry Havoc (2018) ... Michael Loman
- Straight Through the Heart (2018) ... Michael Loman
- The Reckoning (2018) ... Michael Loman
 2017 Hajji (Short)
Benjamin
 2016/I Good Kids
Conch
 2015 Terminator Genisys
Danny Dyson
 2014 Endless Love
Mace
 2014 Bones (TV Series)
Jarrick Henry
- The Master in the Slop (2014) ... Jarrick Henry
 2013 Cavemen
Andre
 2013 Runner Runner
Lionel
 2013 Revolution (TV Series)
Alec Penner
- The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia (2013) ... Alec Penner
 2013 The Spectacular Now
Marcus
 2012 Prairie Dogs (TV Movie)
Mazi
 2012 The Hunger Games
Thresh
 2011 Lions Among Men (Short)
Tau
 2010 Eyes to See (Short)
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Height:

5' 11½" (1.82 m)
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Dayo earned his bachelors degree at Anderson University in Anderson, IN. See more »

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Gemini

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