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DeObia Oparei
DeObia Oparei
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DeObia Oparei ​is an English actor.

As of 2014, he is 6'6'' tall and weighs about 275 pounds.[1]

Previous careerEdit

Oparei began his nearly three decades career, on the stage, working for some of the UK's most renowned theatre companies. Theatre De Complicite, The Royal Shakespeare Company and The Royal National Theatre, amongst them. Oparei began his film career with a small supporting role in Alien 3 (1992). And after successful seasons at the Sydney Theatre Company, most notably in the lead role of American playwright, John Guare's Six Degrees Of Separation, he scored his next supporting film role, as Le Chocolat, in Baz Luhrmann's film, Moulin Rouge. Oparei is also a playwright, his play Crazyblackmuthafuckin'self. A dramedy about race, sexuality, and identity opened to rave reviews at London's, The Royal Court Theatre. London's The Daily Telegraph gave the play a very positive review, and praised both Oparei's writing and his acting versatility.[2]

After Moulin Rouge!, Oparei entered into a steady film career, with roles in ​Doom​Mr. Nice​, Your Highness​, and Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides. His most recent notable role was in the 2012 film Dredd, in which he played TJ the Paramedic.

Game of ThronesEdit

In Game of Thrones he is playing the part of Areo Hotah in the fifth season.

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