Life and Career
Modu was born to a Nigerian-German father and an Anglo-Irish mother in Chiswick, West London. He initially had an interest in sports, particularly boxing, and trained at the age of twelve. He would also visit the theater and become cultured with the performances. In 2012, Modu attended the Richmond Drama School and has since begun his acting career.
Modu made his debut as a minor background character in Me Before You before making a recurring appearance on the HBO series Game of Thrones as Aggo. He joined the main cast of The Good Doctor as Dr. Jared Kalu, but did not return when the series was renewed for a second season. He also had a role in the 2019 Marvel Studios film Captain Marvel.
Notes and Trivia
- He, Dylan Kingwell (Luca), Elfina Luk (Rankin), Steven DePaul (director of "Fog of War"), Catherine Lough Haggquist (One of the Councillors), Chelah Horsdal (Simone Lightbourne), Mik Byskov (Otan), Sarah-Jane Redmond (Kaylee Lee) and Christine Willies (Vera Kane) all worked on The Good Doctor.
- His western zodiac sign is Gemini and his Chinese zodiac sign is a Horse.