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Dayo Okeniyi is a Actor American born on 14 june 1988 at Jos (Nigeria)

Dayo Okeniyi

Dayo Okeniyi
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Birth name Oladayo A. Okeniyi
Nationality USA
Birth 14 june 1988 (30 years) at Jos (Nigeria)

Oladayo A. "Dayo" Okeniyi (born June 14, 1988) is a Nigerian American actor, popularly known for playing the role of Thresh in The Hunger Games and Danny Dyson in Terminator Genisys.

Biography

Dayo was born in Lagos , Nigeria, and has five siblings. His father is a retired customs officer from Nigeria, and his mother is a Literature teacher from Kenya.
In 2003, he moved with his family to Indiana from Nigeria and later moved to California. He earned a bachelor's degree in visual communications at Anderson University (Indiana) in 2009.

Prior to being cast in The Hunger Games, Okeniyi worked in local theatre and in film shorts.

Best films

Terminator Genisys (2015)
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Filmography of Dayo Okeniyi (6 films)

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Terminator Genisys, 2h6
Directed by Alan Taylor
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Action, Adventure
Themes Films about altered memories, Films about children, Post-apocalyptic films, Films about religion, Transport films, Time travel films, Aviation films, Films set in the future, Political films, Road movies, Cyberpunk films, Dystopian films, Alternate history films, Chase films, Anticipation, Robot films, Disaster films
Actors Arnold Schwarzenegger, Emilia Clarke, Jason Clarke, Jai Courtney, Douglas Smith, Dayo Okeniyi
Roles Danny Dyson
Rating64% 3.2436653.2436653.2436653.2436653.243665
In 2029, Human Resistance leader John Connor (Jason Clarke) launches a massive final offensive against Skynet, an artificial general intelligence system seeking to eliminate the human race. Before the Resistance wins the offensive, Skynet activates a time machine and sends back a T-800 Terminator to 1984 to kill John's mother, Sarah Connor (Emilia Clarke). John's right-hand man, Kyle Reese (Jai Courtney), volunteers to travel back in time to protect her. As Kyle floats in the machine's magnetic field, he witnesses John being attacked by another Resistance soldier (Matt Smith). He then has visions from his childhood about events in 2017.
Endless Love, 1h43
Directed by Shana Feste
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Romance
Actors Alex Pettyfer, Robert Patrick, Gabriella Wilde, Rhys Wakefield, Joely Richardson, Bruce Greenwood
Roles Mace
Rating63% 3.155713.155713.155713.155713.15571
The movie opens with a scene from a high school graduation, Jade Butterfield (Gabriella Wilde), a shy but beautiful young woman, is graduating and will be attending Brown University in the fall. After the ceremony, it's clear that she does not have any friends. Jade rejoins her family while reminiscing about her brother, Chris, who died from cancer. David Elliot (Alex Pettyfer) observes her from a distance. He has had a crush on her throughout high school, but never had the courage to speak to her.
Runner Runner, 1h31
Directed by Brad Furman
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Crime
Themes Jeu, Seafaring films, Transport films, Poker
Actors Ben Affleck, Gemma Arterton, Justin Timberlake, Anthony Mackie, David Costabile, John Heard
Roles Lionel
Rating56% 2.800112.800112.800112.800112.80011
Richie Furst used to have a lucrative career on Wall Street; this history prevents him from receiving tuition assistance at Princeton, so he funds his master's degree by referring students to online gambling, for which he receives a cut. After the dean threatens to expel him for these activities, Richie tries to win his tuition using his excellent poker skills in online gambling, but he loses all his money to a cheater, something he is able to prove by statistics.
The Spectacular Now, 1h35
Directed by James Ponsoldt
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romance
Themes Films about alcoholism, Medical-themed films, Films about drugs
Actors Miles Teller, Shailene Woodley, Brie Larson, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Dayo Okeniyi
Roles Marcus West
Rating70% 3.547533.547533.547533.547533.54753
Sutter Keely (Miles Teller) is a high school senior, charming and self-possessed. He's the life of the party, loves his job at a men's clothing store, and has no plans for the future. He is also a budding alcoholic. His girlfriend, Cassidy (Brie Larson), unable to cope with his alcoholism and lack of ambition, decides to dump him. Drinking to numb his pain, Sutter, passed out on a stranger's lawn, is awakened one morning after an alcohol-induced blackout, by Aimee Finicky (Shailene Woodley), a girl who wears no makeup and reads science fiction and manga during her free time. Sutter helps her with her paper route and ultimately invites her to have lunch with him.
Cavemen
Cavemen (2013)

Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Actors Camilla Belle, Alexis Knapp, Chad Michael Murray, Skylar Astin, Jason Patric, Chasty Ballesteros
Roles Andre
Rating53% 2.650852.650852.650852.650852.65085
Dean et Tess sont les meilleurs amis du monde, mais ils sont faits l'un pour l'autre. Tout le monde le sait... sauf eux.
The Hunger Games, 2h22
Directed by Gary Ross
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Fantasy, Adventure
Themes Post-apocalyptic films, Films about religion, Films about television, Films based on science fiction novels, Films set in the future, La téléréalité, Political films, Dystopian films, Disaster films
Actors Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Woody Harrelson, Elizabeth Banks, Lenny Kravitz
Roles Thresh
Rating71% 3.5983153.5983153.5983153.5983153.598315
In District 12, Katniss Everdeen volunteers when her younger sister Primrose is initially chosen by lot. She and the male Tribute, Peeta Mellark, are escorted to the Capitol by chaperone Effie Trinket and their mentor Haymitch Abernathy, a past District 12 victor and alcoholic. Haymitch impresses on them the importance of gaining sponsors, as they can provide gifts of food and supplies during the Games. During part of a series of televised interviews, Peeta publicly expresses his love for Katniss, which she initially takes as an attempt to earn sponsor favor, but later learns his love is genuine. While training, Katniss observes the Career Tributes Marvel, Glimmer, Cato, and Clove, from Districts 1 and 2, who have been training for the Games since a young age.