His father hails from Nzema people in Ghanna. His popular movies are Resident Evil, After Life, The Gospel, Brown sugar among others.BET
He is a british citizen but a son of yoruba parents. He has featured in movies like Bourne Identity, G.i.Joe, The Rise Of Cobra, Thor, Get Rich or Die Trying among others
Born to Nigerian Ibo parents who acquired U.K citizenship, he is one of the fastest rising stars. His movies include 'Talk to me' Four Brothers,Salt, Twelve years A Slave among others.
He was born in Benin in 1964. He made his debut with the movie 'without you am nothing', he has featured in movies like The cradle of life,Blood Diamond, he will feature in fast and furious 6.
kalyan is a South African born in durban. his movies include Rules of Engagement, Youth Revolt and No Strings Attached.
There are numerous African American actors that are ruling the Hollywood industry with many of them bagging awards here and there. The above are our Top 5 names that trace their origin to the continent.