Semi-improvised sitcom/sketch series set in a hairdressing salon.
Runtime: 30 minutes
Quick Cuts - O. T. Fagbenle - Netflix
Olatunde Olateju Olaolorun “O. T.” Fagbenle, also referred to as O-T and O.T., is a British actor, writer and director. He has appeared in several films, stage and television productions.
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In 2016 Fagbenle was nominated for BEST ACTOR, for the prestigious Evening Standard Awards, for playing the lead role of Levee in the Royal National Theatre's production of Ma Rainey. Other nominees that year were Sir Ian McKellen, Ralph Fiennes, Patrick Stewart and Kenneth Branagh. In 2016 Fagbenle won an MVSA award for Best Actor for his acting in the titular role of The Interceptor on the BBC, and in the same year he was also nominated by the Screen Nation Awards for Best Actor for the same role. In 2016 O-T Fagbenle led his cast to an Olivier Award - the most prestigious honour in British Theatre - with his portrayal of Levee in Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, at the Royal National Theatre. Fagbenle has been honoured by the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (of which Queen Elizabeth II is patron) by being included in the 100 faces of RADA along with Sir Anthony Hopkins, Clive Owen and Sir John Gielgud. Fagbenle is the first British actor of mixed race heritage to play a lead in a period drama in the history of UK television (Walter's War). He is also the first to play a leading role in an HBO series (Looking) and to win a best actor award at the M.E.N. After John W Bubbles in the original opera and Sammy Davis Jr in the film Fagbenle originated the role of Sportin' Life in the world premiere of Porgy and Bess - The Musical at the Savoy theatre in London's West End. Fagbenle was awarded Best Actor in a Leading role at the M.E.N. awards for his performance in Six Degrees of Separation. He was the recipient of an Outstanding Achievement Award at the 13th African Film Awards. Fagbenle originated the role of “Perry” in the Royal Court's production of the award-winning production of Fallout. In 2012 Fagbenle was nominated for Best Male Performance at the Off West End Awards for his 'charismatic' portrayal of Slupianek in The Conquest of the South Pole. In 2015 Fagbenle was honoured by being nominated for “Best Male Performance on TV” by the Screen Nation Awards for his performance as Frank on HBO's Looking. In 2015 Fagbenle was nominated and won the award for Best SciFi/Horror for the short film he wrote and directed, Moth, at the London Short Film Festival. In 2015 Fagbenle was nominated and awarded by the MViSA awards for BEST MALE ACTOR for his performance in The Interceptor.
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