Gbenga Akinnagbe is an African-American actor of Nigerian descent. Starring in the hit HBO series, The Wire, Gbenga was cast in the dynamic and memorable role of Chris Partlow.
Gbenga has appeared in critically acclaimed films such as The Savages with the late Philip Seymour Hoffman and The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3 with Denzel Washington.
Currently on TV in the CBS drama The Good Wife, Gbenga shows his range as Pastor Iasiah Easton. A consummate actor of film, television and theater, Gbenga dedicates his spare time to helping the community and the charities that are dear to his heart. He has started a clothing line, “Liberated People” that highlights the issues of social injustice and civil rights.
Vintage NYC Magazine is proud to spotlight Gbenga Akinnagbe in our upcoming issue celebrating Black History Month. We celebrate the talent, culture, sophistication and contributions of African American luminaries, bringing classic style with a modern sensibility.