Olamide Faison

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Olamide Faison
Born Olamide Aladejobi Patrick Alexander Faison
(1983-07-21) July 21, 1983 (age 34)
New York City, New York
Nationality American
Occupation
  • Actor
  • Singer
  • Musician
Relatives Donald Faison (brother)

Olamide Aladejobi Patrick Alexander Faison (/ˈlɑːmɪˌd fˈzɒn/; born July 21, 1983) is an American actor and singer.[1]

Early life and Acting[edit]

He plays Miles Robinson on the children's television show Sesame Street.[2] Born in New York City, Faison joined the cast in 2003. He is the third actor to play the role, after Miles Orman and Imani Patterson.

Musician[edit]

Faison is the lead singer and the guitarist for the Universal/Motown group Imajin. He spends much of his time between tapings of Sesame Street, practicing in the halls of the Kaufman Astoria Studios, where the show is shot.[1] In 2010, Faison contributed background vocals on the song "Skybourne" from Currensy's 2010 album Pilot Talk.[3]

Personal life[edit]

Olamide is the youngest brother of Donald Faison, who starred in the NBC sitcom Scrubs. His name is of Yoruba origin, meaning "my wealth has come."[4] He is the ex-boyfriend of Bad Girls Club's Natalie Nunn.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Olamide Faison". Black Entertainment Television. Retrieved April 26, 2015. 
  2. ^ "Artist Talk With R&B Artist Olamide Faison To Be Held Sunday At Lindsay Street Hall". The Chattanoogan. August 6, 2013. Retrieved April 26, 2015. 
  3. ^ Curren$y - Pilot Talk (CD) at Discogs
  4. ^ "Olamide". Online Nigeria: Nigerian Names and Meanings. Retrieved April 26, 2015. 

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