|Born||Olamide Aladejobi Patrick Alexander Faison
July 21, 1983
New York City, New York
Early life and Acting
He plays Miles Robinson on the children's television show Sesame Street. 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.
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.
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." He is the ex-boyfriend of Bad Girls Club's Natalie Nunn.
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