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Nnamdi Asomugha

 
Bio:
Nnamdi Asomugha is an American actor, producer and former American football cornerback. He played college football for the University of California, Berkeley, and was drafted in the first round of the 2003 NFL Draft by the Oakland Raiders. He also played for the Philadelphia Eagles and San Francisco ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Nnamdi Asomugha is an American actor, producer and former American football cornerback. He played college football for the University of California, Berkeley, and was drafted in the first round of the 2003 NFL Draft by the Oakland Raiders. He also played for the Philadelphia Eagles and San Francisco ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Roundabout Theatre Company's Original Broadway Production, 2020
Private First Class Melvin Peterson
  [Off-Broadway]
Vineyard Theatre New York Premiere, 2018
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Productions

 
[Broadway, 2018]
Producer

Photos

Warner Miller, Nnamdi Asomugha, and Blair Underwood  Photo

Warner Miller, Nnamdi Asomugha, and Blair Underwood

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01/13/2020
Jerry O'Connell, Blair Underwood, David Alan Grier and Nnamdi Asomugha  Photo

Jerry O'Connell, Blair Underwood, David Alan Grier and Nnamdi Asomugha

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12/06/2019
Jerry O'Connell, Blair Underwood, David Alan Grier and Nnamdi Asomugha  Photo

Jerry O'Connell, Blair Underwood, David Alan Grier and Nnamdi Asomugha

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Date:
12/06/2019
David Alan Grier and Nnamdi Asomughapose  Photo

David Alan Grier and Nnamdi Asomughapose

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12/06/2019
Blair Underwood, David Alan Grier and Nnamdi Asomugha  Photo

Blair Underwood, David Alan Grier and Nnamdi Asomugha

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12/06/2019

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Roundabout Theatre Company's Original Broadway Production, 2020
Private First Class Melvin Peterson

  [Off-Broadway]
Vineyard Theatre New York Premiere, 2018
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Productions

Producer

Nnamdi Asomugha Biography

Nnamdi Asomugha is an American actor, producer and former American football cornerback. He played college football for the University of California, Berkeley, and was drafted in the first round of the 2003 NFL Draft by the Oakland Raiders. He also played for the Philadelphia Eagles and San Francisco 49ers. For many years he was considered one of the best shutdown corners in the NFL. In his 11-year career, he was voted All-Pro four times, including two times to the first team. Asomugha was selected as a member of Fox Sports's NFL All-Decade Team 2000-2009 and USA Today's NFL All-Decade Team 2000s, and is considered one of the greatest Oakland Raiders of all time.

Asomugha received critical acclaim for his portrayal of Carl King in the film Crown Heights (2017). He was nominated for an Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Male and he was nominated for an NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture. Variety named him one of the seven breakout performers of 2017.




Nnamdi Asomugha News

Jessica Chastain & Eddie Redmayne Star in THE GOOD NURSE on Netflix Photo Jessica Chastain & Eddie Redmayne Star in THE GOOD NURSE on Netflix
by Michael Major - Jul 21, 2022

The Good Nurse is based on Charles Graeber's book of the same name. Based on true events, the film stars Jessica Chastain and Eddie Redmayne, also featuring Nnamdi Asomugha, Kim Dickens, Malik Yoba, Alix West Lefler, and Noah Emmerich.

HAMILTON, MA RAINEY'S BLACK BOTTOM, Debbie Allen, Viola Davis and More Nominated for  Photo HAMILTON, MA RAINEY'S BLACK BOTTOM, Debbie Allen, Viola Davis and More Nominated for 52nd NAACP Image Awards
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 2, 2021

The full-list of nominees for the 52nd NAACP Image Awards were announced today in a special virtual event on NAACP Image Awards’ Instagram channel hosted by Tony-award winning actress and singer Anika Noni-Rose, actress and singer Chloe Bailey, actress Erika Alexander, actor, dancer, and choreographer Nicco Annan, and actor and singer TC Carson.

VIDEO: Tessa Thompson Talks About Shooting THOR on JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE! Photo VIDEO: Tessa Thompson Talks About Shooting THOR on JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE!
by Stage Tube - Jan 8, 2021

Tessa talks about getting in a car accident on New Year’s Eve, leaving for Australia to film Thor: Love and Thunder, the first thing she plans to do when she gets out of quarantine, her new movie Sylvie’s Love with Kerry Washington’s husband Nnamdi Asomugha, and a throwback video of her “playing” the saxophone as a kid.

Amazon Studios Acquires COMING 2 AMERICA from Paramount Pictures Photo Amazon Studios Acquires COMING 2 AMERICA from Paramount Pictures
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Nov 20, 2020

Amazon Studios has acquired worldwide rights to Coming 2 America from Paramount Pictures. This long-awaited sequel to the iconic comedy Coming to America will launch worldwide in over 240 countries and territories on Prime Video on March 5, 2021.

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for SYLVIE'S LOVE Photo VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for SYLVIE'S LOVE
by Stage Tube - Oct 14, 2020

In Sylvie's Love, the jazz is smooth and the air sultry in the hot New York summer of 1957.

HBO Announces Premiere Date for REAL SPORTS WITH BRYANT GUMBEL Photo HBO Announces Premiere Date for REAL SPORTS WITH BRYANT GUMBEL
by Kaitlin Milligan - Aug 11, 2020

HBO’s Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel, which celebrates its 25th anniversary this season, returns for an all-new episode on Tuesday, August 18 at the special time of 11 p.m. ET/PT, exclusively on HBO. 

VIDEO: Jerry O'Connell Talks A SOLDIER'S PLAY and the Broadway Shutdown Photo VIDEO: Jerry O'Connell Talks A SOLDIER'S PLAY and the Broadway Shutdown
by Stage Tube - Mar 24, 2020

Jerry O'Connell was a guest on Tuesday, March 24's episode of Live with Kelly and Ryan. O'Connell Skyped in from his home to talk with hosts Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest.

BWW Flashback: A SOLDIER'S PLAY Concludes Broadway Run Photo BWW Flashback: A SOLDIER'S PLAY Concludes Broadway Run
by Nicole Rosky - Mar 15, 2020

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, A Soldier's Play will play its final performance today, March 15 at the American Airlines Theatre, following 26 previews and 63 regu;lar performances.

A SOLDIER'S PLAY to Hold Post-Show Discussion With Cast Members and the Production's  Photo A SOLDIER'S PLAY to Hold Post-Show Discussion With Cast Members and the Production's Military Consultant
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 14, 2020

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director/CEO) has announced Beyond the Uniform: Realizing Military Life Onstage in A Soldier's Play, a special post-show discussion with the production's military consultant, Christopher P. Wolfe (Columbia University, U.S. Military Academy at West Point), moderated by Anna Morton (Roundabout's Literary Manager), on Tuesday, February 18 at the American Airlines Theatre (227 West 42nd Street).

Scoop: Upcoming Guests on CBS THIS MORNING, 2/15-2/21 Photo Scoop: Upcoming Guests on CBS THIS MORNING, 2/15-2/21
by TV Scoop - Feb 13, 2020

Get all the scoop on Upcoming Guests on CBS THIS MORNING, 2/15-2/21!

Nnamdi Asomugha Videos

VIDEO: Tessa Thompson Talks About Shooting THOR on JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE! VideoVIDEO: Tessa Thompson Talks About Shooting THOR on JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE!
by Stage Tube - Jan 8, 2021

Tessa talks about getting in a car accident on New Year’s Eve, leaving for Australia to film Thor: Love and Thunder, the first thing she plans to do when she gets out of quarantine, her new movie Sylvie’s Love with Kerry Washington’s husband Nnamdi Asomugha, and a throwback video of her “playing” the saxophone as a kid.

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for SYLVIE'S LOVE VideoVIDEO: Watch the Trailer for SYLVIE'S LOVE
by Stage Tube - Oct 14, 2020

In Sylvie's Love, the jazz is smooth and the air sultry in the hot New York summer of 1957.

VIDEO: Jerry O'Connell Talks A SOLDIER'S PLAY and the Broadway Shutdown VideoVIDEO: Jerry O'Connell Talks A SOLDIER'S PLAY and the Broadway Shutdown
by Stage Tube - Mar 24, 2020

Jerry O'Connell was a guest on Tuesday, March 24's episode of Live with Kelly and Ryan. O'Connell Skyped in from his home to talk with hosts Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest.

BWW TV: Go Inside Opening Night of A SOLDIER'S PLAY with David Alan Grier, Blair Unde VideoBWW TV: Go Inside Opening Night of A SOLDIER'S PLAY with David Alan Grier, Blair Underwood & More!
by TV - Opening Night Special - Jan 22, 2020

The American Airlines Theatre was the place to be last night as Charles Fuller's A Soldier's Play finally opened last night on Broadway, almost four decades after it premiered off Broadway. 'The reason I wanted to do it was to get to speak these words that Charles Fuller wrote. We get to mine and uncover themes of racism, identity, love of country, an hatred of self,' says leading man Blair Underwood. 'To be able to do that in such an incredible play, that has won a Pulitzer for a good reason... it's exciting every night.'

VIDEO: David Alan Grier Gives Advice to the Young Cast of A SOLDIER'S PLAY VideoVIDEO: David Alan Grier Gives Advice to the Young Cast of A SOLDIER'S PLAY
by Stage Tube - Jan 20, 2020

David Alan Grier was a guest on Monday's episode of Live with Kelly and Ryan to talk about starring in A Soldier's Play on Broadway. During the interview, Grier talks about how this is his third round with the show, as he previously starred in the off-Broadway production and the film adaptation. 

BWW TV: Watch Highlights from A SOLDIER'S PLAY on Broadway! VideoBWW TV: Watch Highlights from A SOLDIER'S PLAY on Broadway!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 14, 2020

Previews are underway for A Soldier's Play, which opens officially on January 21, 2020. This is a limited engagement at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway (227 West 42nd Street).

VIDEO: Meet the Cast of A SOLDIER'S PLAY in This New Video VideoVIDEO: Meet the Cast of A SOLDIER'S PLAY in This New Video
by Stage Tube - Dec 13, 2019

Take a look at a video sizzle reel for Roundabout's new Broadway production of A SOLDIER'S PLAY starring David Alan Grier and Blair Underwood.

BWW TV: Meet the Cast of A SOLDIER'S PLAY on Broadway! VideoBWW TV: Meet the Cast of A SOLDIER'S PLAY on Broadway!
by TV - Press Previews - Dec 9, 2019

Roundabout Theatre Company will soon present the first Broadway production of Charles Fuller's award-winning drama A Soldier's Play, directed by Kenny Leon. A Soldier's Play will star David Alan Grier as 'Sergeant Vernon C. Waters,' Blair Underwood as 'Captain Richard Davenport,' Nnamdi Asomugha as 'Private First Class Melvin Peterson,' Jerry O'Connell as 'Captain Charles Taylor,' McKinley Belcher III as 'Private Louis Henson,' Rob Demery as 'Corporal Bernard Cobb,' Jared Grimes as 'Private Tony Smalls,' Billy Eugene Jones as 'Private James Wilkie,' Nate Mann as 'Lieutenant Byrd,' Warner Miller as 'Corporal Ellis,' J. Alphonse Nicholson as 'Private C. J. Memphis' and Lee Aaron Rosen as 'Captain Wilcox.'


Nnamdi Asomugha Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Nnamdi Asomugha been in?
Nnamdi Asomugha has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Nnamdi Asomugha been in?
Nnamdi Asomugha has not appeared in the West End