Gbenga Akinnagbe
Name Gbenga Akinnagbe
Birthplace Washington, DC
Birth Date (1978-12-21) December 21, 1978 (age 39)
Season(s) 1
Number of Episodes 8 episodes
Images of Bello

Gbenga Akinnagbe plays Bello, a major heroin dealer, on Graceland.


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Born in Washington, D.C. to Nigerian parents and raised in Silver Spring, Maryland, Akinnagbe was in and out of trouble as a youth. He is the second oldest of six children, one older sister and four younger brothers. He is the first in his family to be born in the U.S. He attended Colonel Zadok A. Magruder High School in Rockville, Maryland. Akinnagbe attended Bucknell University on a wrestling scholarship, majoring in Political Science and English. He is the cousin of DC rapper Wale.



  • They're Made Out of Meat
  • Man-Up
  • The Taking of Pelham 123
  • Edge of Darkness
  • Overnight
  • Lottery Ticket
  • Clap (One Day)


  • Graceland
  • Barbershop
  • The Wire
  • The Good Wife
  • Nurse Jackie
  • Damages

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