Nonso Anozie(1978-), Actor
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British actor of Nigerian descent. After training at the Central School of Speech and Drama, at the age of 23 Anozie went on to be the youngest person ever to play the title role in King Lear in a Royal Shakespeare Company production. Anozie also received critical acclaim for his performance in the title role in Othello and as the prisoner in Edmond at the National Theatre, directed by Ed Hall. He has done a world tour with the Cheek by Jowl Theatre Company and won a Magnolia Award for best actor and the Sunday Times/National Theatre Ian Charleson Award for best young actor in a classical role. He is one of very few diverse actors cast in Game of Thrones where he plays the role of Xaro Xhoan Daxos.