|Born||Oladayo A. Okeniyi
June 14, 1988
Life and career
Dayo was born in Lagos, Nigeria, and has four siblings. His father is a retired customs officer from Nigeria, and his mother is a literature teacher from Kenya. In 2003, he moved with his family to Indiana, United States, from Nigeria and later moved to California. He earned a bachelor's degree in visual communications at Anderson University (Indiana) in 2009.
Prior to being cast in The Hunger Games, Okeniyi worked in local theatre and in film shorts. Okeniyi starred 2014 in the drama film Endless Love, also portrayed Danny Dyson in the 2015 film Terminator Genisys and starred in the NBC series Shades of Blue.
|2010||Eyes to See||Unknown role||Short film|
|2011||Lions Among Men||Tau||Short film|
|2012||The Hunger Games||Thresh|
|2012||The World Is Watching: Making the Hunger Games||Himself|
|2013||The Spectacular Now||Marcus|
|2015||Terminator Genisys||Danny Dyson|
|2016-present||Shades of Blue||Michael Loman||Series regular|
- "Five Questions with Hollywood Rookie Dayo Okeniyi on 'The Hunger Games'". Essence. 2012-03-21.
- Dayo Okeniyi Archive - HG Girl On Fire
- Silver, Marc (January 9, 2016). "Dayo Okeniyi Is Probably The First Nigerian Actor To Be Shot By J-Lo". NPR.
- Dayo Okeniyi - IMDb
- Dayo Okeniyi - Biography
- Miller, Jenni (March 23, 2012). "Next Factor: The Hunger Games’ Star Dayo Okeniyi". NextMovie.com.
- Dayo Okeniyi Plays ‘The Hunger Games’ As This Week’s Hump Day Hottie
- "So How Does Terminator Genisys Relate To The Original Films". Dread Central. 2014.
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