Chris Partlow (real name Gbenga Akinnagbe) from the HBO show stops by UmojaFest

Thespian Gbenga Akinnagbe aka Chris Partlow from the HBO show THE WIRE at the UmojaFest P.E.A.C.E. Center in Seattle. He spoke about how he got into acting by reading books and self teaching initially leading him onto the stage. Eventually he landed the role as enforcer Chris Partlow on the hit HBO show The Wire which he’s known for in the hip-hop community. He was in Seattle starring in the one man show “The Thin Place” at the Intiman Theater.

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