Now here’s a surprise! The actor who played ‘Thresh’ in ‘The Hunger Games‘, is a Nigerian-Kenyan! Don’t you just love that we are popping up everywhere???
Oladayo Okeniyi, popularly known as Dayo Okeniyi was born in Lagos, Nigeria to a Nigerian father and Kenyan mother. His family later moved to Indiana where he completed his college education before moving to California.
Oladayo has also worked in other movies and television shows including ‘The Spectacular Now’ (Marcus); ‘Runner Runner‘ (Perdeep); ‘Cavemen‘; and the television show ‘Revolution‘ (Alex).
Keep an eye on this guy. He is going far!