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Michael Sahr Ngaujah is an American theater actor, voice actor and director and provides the voice for Doomfist in Overwatch. He used to work in experimental theatres. He made his breakthrough for his Tony Award-nominated performance as Fela Kuti in the 2009 Broadway musical ''Fela!'' He was nominated for his second Tony Award for his performance Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec in ''Moulin Rouge!''. On screen, he is best known for his roles in ABC's Last Resort and Netflix's Luke Cage.



Year Title Role Notes
1997 First Time Felon Smiling Inmate Television film
1997 How I Spent My Summer Vacation D'Angelo
1999 Passing Glory Lil' Ricky Television film
1999 A Lesson Before Dying Brother Television film
2002 Big Ain't Bad Clay
2005 Shi cha qi xiao shi Orintheus
2007 Stomp the Yard Harold
2007 The Signal Rod
2009 The Jailhouse Cash
2010 Blood Done Sign My Name Boo Chavis
2011 National Theatre Live: Fela! Fela Kuti Live broadcast
2015 Freeheld Father John
2016 Farewell Meu Armor Walter Short film
2016 Money Monster Yao Appiah COO
2017 Patti Cake$ O-Z
2017 Kensho at the Bedfellow Mosi
2018 Vox Lux


Year Title Role Notes
2007–2010 House of Payne Blue 3 episodes
2012–2013 Last Resort Julian Serrat 13 episodes
2014–2015 The Blacklist General Yaabari 2 episodes
2015 The Good Wife Joel Becquet Episode: "Restraint"
2016 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Father Akintola 2 episodes
2018 High Maintenance Solomon Episode: "#goalz"
2018 Deception Oliver Scott Episode: "Code Act"
2018 Luke Cage Anansi 8 episodes
2019 Bull ADA Carter Episode: "Separate Together"
2020 The Accidental Wolf 2 episodes
2021 Prodigal Son Darryl 2 episodes


Year Title Role Venue Notes
2008–2012 Fela! Fela Anikulapo-Kuti 37 Arts Theatre:

July – October 2008

Eugene O'Neill Theatre:

October 2009 – October 2010

World Tour:

September 2011 – August 2012

Al Hirschfeld Theatre:

July – August 2012

Broadway return
2015 The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek Jonathon Pershing Square Signature Center:

April – June 2015

2016 Signature Plays: Drowning / Funnyhouse of a Negro Roe / Patrice Lumumba Pershing Square Signature Center:

May – June 2016

2016 "Master Harold"... and the boys Willie Pershing Square Signature Center:

October – December 2016

2018 Mlima's Tale The Public Theater:

March – May 2018

2018–present Moulin Rouge! Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec Emerson Colonial Theatre:

July – August 2018

Al Hirschfeld Theatre:

June 2019 – March 2020 September 2021 –

2019 Boesman and Lena Boesman Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre:

March – February 2019


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Year Title Role Icon
2016 Overwatch Doomfist


Year Title Role Notes
2021 Tomorrow's Monsters David Trusedale Episode: "It's Not The Fall That Kills You"