Afemo Omilami - Rotten Tomatoes

Afemo Omilami

Highest Rated:   93% Glory (1989)
Lowest Rated:   8% The Reaping (2007)
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Character actor Afemo Omilami built a career out of portraying gritty, urban types in Hollywood features, often with an aggressive edge, such as taxi drivers, longshoremen, barkeeps, drill sergeants, and angry spouses. Omilami debuted onscreen in the late '70s and evolved into an increasingly common screen presence as the years passed. The dozens of projects in which he appeared include the Tom Hanks-Shelley Long disaster comedy The Money Pit (1986), the Sydney Pollack-directed legal thriller The Firm (1993), Best Picture winner Forrest Gump (1994) (as a screaming drill sergeant), and the Ray Charles biopic Ray (2004). In 2007, Omilami joined the cast of director Deborah Kampmeier's rape-themed period drama Hounddog.

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Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
82% The Founder
  • Mr. Merriman
2017
25% Terminator Genisys
  • Perry
2015
88% The Good Lie
  • Dr. Monyang
2014
89% The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
  • District 11 Mayor
2013
29% G.I. Joe: Retaliation
  • Chairman Joint Chief of Staff
2013
No Score Yet Steel Magnolias
  • Actor
2012
50% Bloodworth
  • Sheriff Bellweather
2011
No Score Yet Beneath the Dark
  • The Man
2010
50% Blood Done Sign My Name
  • Golden Frinks
2010
66% The Blind Side
  • CPS Caseworker
2009
15% Hounddog
  • Charles
2008
No Score Yet The List
  • Al Jenkins
2007
8% The Reaping
  • Haman
2007
48% Idlewild
  • Walter
2006
No Score Yet Heavens Fall
  • Actor
2006
25% Madea's Family Reunion
  • Isaac Sr.
2006
81% Ray
  • Angry Husband
2004
29% The Alamo
  • Sam
2004
72% Runaway Jury
  • SUV Driver
2003
82% Drumline
  • President Wagner
2002
38% Sweet Home Alabama
  • Jimmy Lee
2002
No Score Yet The Rosa Parks Story
  • Minister
2002
No Score Yet Drumline (Special Edition)
  • Actor
2002
No Score Yet Rustin
  • Actor
2001
82% Animal Factory
  • Captain Midnight
2000
76% Tigerland
  • Sergeant Landers
2000
73% Remember the Titans
  • Mr. Campbell
2000
No Score Yet The Runaway
  • Jule Monroe
2000
No Score Yet The Simple Life of Noah Dearborn
  • Noah's Father
1999
71% Bringing Out the Dead
  • Griss
1999
11% Chill Factor
  • Courtroom Colonel
1999
No Score Yet Caroline?
  • Taxi Driver
1999
No Score Yet Selma, Lord, Selma
  • John Webb
1999
No Score Yet Flash
  • Sam
1997
27% The War
  • Quarry Man
1994
14% Drop Squad
  • Berl `Flip' Mangum
1994
43% A Simple Twist of Fate
  • Bailiff
1994
72% Forrest Gump
  • Drill Sargeant
1994
20% The Real McCoy
  • Cab Dispatcher
1993
75% The Firm
  • Cotton Truck Driver
1993
83% Sankofa
  • Noble Ali
1993
No Score Yet White Lie
  • Bartender
1991
86% The Long Walk Home
  • Taxi Driver
1990
No Score Yet Web of Deceit
  • Bailiff
1990
93% Glory
  • Tall Contraband
1989
47% The Money Pit
  • Bernie
1986
86% Trading Places
  • Longshoreman #2
1983
No Score Yet Rage of Angels
  • Vet #1
1983
No Score Yet Freedom Road
  • Young Black Man with Scars
1979

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT
17% Past Life
2010
  • Fred Lamm
No Score Yet Law & Order
1990-2010
  • Kano Henry Patterson Michael Kano Darryl Lamaine
No Score Yet Madam Secretary
2014
  • President Babacar Diome
No Score Yet Ghost Whisperer
2005-2010
  • Archivist Archivist (aka Intense Man)
No Score Yet The Shield
2002-2008
  • Agent Nell
No Score Yet Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
1999
  • Asante Odufemi
75% True Detective
2014-2015
  • Holloway

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