Christopher Obi Ogugua
24 September 1970 (age 47)
London, England, UK
Chris Obi (born September 24, 1970) is an English actor/director/writer who trained at Drama Centre London and graduated in 2001. He has done a season at the Royal Shakespeare Company where he was directed by Sir Antony Sher in the four-hander, Breakfast with Mugabe and a season at the Globe Theatre in 2007. He is best known for playing Mr. Jacquel/Anubis on American Gods and Klingon captain T’Kuvma in Star Trek: Discovery.
Obi's professional theater debut was as a Messenger in Edward Hall's production of Macbeth in 2002 in the West End. He plays Mr. Jacquel/Anubis in American Gods. Obi plays Klingon captain T’Kuvma in Star Trek: Discovery.
|2002||Anita and Me||Minister|
|2012||Snow White and the Huntsman||Mirror Man|
|2013||The Counsellor||Malkina's Bodyguard|
|2016||The Call Up||The Sergeant|
|2017||Ghost in the Shell||Ambassador|
|2002||Trial & Retribution||Security Officer||Episode #6.2|
|2011||Doctor Who||George||Closing Time|
|2016||Roots||Kintango||Parts 1 and 2|
|2017||American Gods||Mr. Jacquel /Anubis||Recurring character|
|2017||Star Trek: Discovery||T’Kuvma||The Vulcan Hello and Battle at the Binary Stars|
|2011||El Shaddai: Ascension of the Metatron||Uriel|
- "Conversations With God: How Chris Obi Deals With (Playing) Death on American Gods". io9. Retrieved 2017-09-25.
- "T'Kuvma Draws A Line In The Sand Against Starfleet On Star Trek: Discovery". CBS. Retrieved 2017-09-25.
- Ayomide O. Tayo (2017-05-10). "Writer of American TV show speaks to Pulse on 'Anansi'". pulse.ng. Retrieved 2017-05-27.
- "STAR TREK: DISCOVERY – The Complete Casting Breakdown". Star Trek. Retrieved 2017-05-23.
- Matt Wolf (2002-11-26). "Review: 'Macbeth'". Variety. Retrieved 2017-05-25.
- "Who's who in American Gods? Meet the cast and characters of Neil Gaiman's epic fantasy series". The Telegraph. 2017-05-08. Retrieved 2017-05-23.
- Eric Diaz (2017-05-23). "STAR TREK: DISCOVERY – The Complete Casting Breakdown". Nerdist. Retrieved 2017-05-23.
- Evan Narcisse (2017-07-04). "Conversations With God: How Chris Obi Deals With (Playing) Death on American Gods". io9. Retrieved 2017-09-01.