|Born||1987 (age 31–32)|
Kene has appeared in stage productions such as playing Simba in The Lion King, Daddy Cool, and in June 2009 played strutting lothario Raymond LeGrendre in the musical Been So Long, based on Ché Walker's 1998 play, which opened at the Young Vic. Kene also plays the lead in 2010 UK Film Council feature Freestyle.
He won the 2010 award for Most Promising Playwright at The Offies (Off West End award). His latest play, Little Baby Jesus at the Oval House, has been nominated for Best New Play in The Offies 2011. He is a member of the series 3 writing team for EastEnders: E20. In April 2011, his casting as Rocco in Hollyoaks was announced.
In 2018, Arinze starred in Misty, which in September transferred to Trafalgar Studios, following a sold-out run at the Bush Theatre earlier in the year. The play was written by Kene, directed by Omar Elerian and produced by Trafalgar Entertainment Group. Arinze appeared in BBC1 drama, The Long Song. In the final episode of the story of a slave girl, he played the girl's grown up son, whom she had left on the steps of a church as a baby.
|2010||Casualty||Jacob Maynard||TV series, 3 episodes|
|2010||EastEnders||Connor Stanley||TV series, 41 episodes|
|2011||Drink, Drugs and KFC||Jason Simpson||short film|
|2011||Hollyoaks||Rocco||TV series, 2 episodes|
|2013||Youngers||Ashley||TV series, 16 episodes|
|2014||Our Girl||Corp. Kinders||TV series, 5 episodes|
|2016||The Pass||Ade||feature film|
|2016||Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them||Auror 6||feature film|
|2016||Crazyhead||Tyler||TV series, 6 episodes|
|2018||Been So Long||Raymond||feature film|
|2018||Informer||Sal Brahimi||TV series, 6 episodes|
|2019||How to Build a Girl||feature film|
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