Eddie Mu Gathegi, born on 10 March 1979, is a very famous Kenyan – American actor. He starred in the recurring character of Dr. Jeffrey Cola aka Big Love in the television series called House. He has also been cast in the 2007 film Gone Baby Gone Cheese as Darwin in the film series Twilight and its sequels The Twilight Saga: New Moon in Laurent and X-Men: First Class. He was featured in the AMC series Into the Badlands as Baron Jacobi. Eddie was a recurring character in the NBC television series, The Blacklist in the Role of Mattias Solomon, the operative of a secret organization. Eddie also reprized his role in the crime thriller, The Blacklist: Redemption in 2016–2017. She was also cast in a leading role in the television drama series Startup aired on Crackle.
His first professional role was in the 2006 film, Haitian Cabbie Crank. Even though Eddie had originally auditioned for the character of Kylo, producers gave him the role of Efrain Ramirez despite Gathegi’s offer to cast him as the Haitian cabbie. Eddie was initially very skeptical about displaying his Haitian accent, but was later coached by a Haitian friend. In 2007, after guest-starring on Lincoln Heights and Veronica Mars, Gathegi played Body in Death Sentences, The Fifth Patient as Darudi, and Gone Baby Gone as Cheese. Eddie later had a recurring role in the television drama House as Mormon intern Dr. Jeffrey Cole, the character sometimes mocked for his religious beliefs by Dr. House, who is himself an atheist.
Eddie made guest appearances in CSI: Miami, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, and Life on Mars in 2008, before he was cast as Laurent in Twilight. When he first auditioned for the film, which was adapted from the first book of the same title in Stephenie Meyer’s Twilight series, Eddie hadn’t even heard of the series and didn’t even know his character was a vampire. . Eddie has read the entire series and calls himself a hardcore fan. He also played Eddie Willers in 2011’s Atlas Shrugged, which is based on the novel of the same name by Ayn Rand. He later portrayed another Haitian character, Jean-Baptiste, in the fifth season of Justified, but was not happy with the role and asked to be dropped from the show. Eddie also portrays the character of Ronald Dessey on Startup.
Early and personal life:-
Born on 10 March 1979 in Nairobi, Kenya, and later grew up in Albany, California, USA, he then attended the University of California, Santa Barbara, where he played basketball until his knee injury ended his career. Gave. Eddie later started taking acting classes. He studied in the New York University undergraduate acting program at Tisch School of the Arts, graduating in the year 2005. He began his career in theatre, and his stage credits include Running Two Trains at the Old Globe Theatre, Othello, A Midsummer Night’s Dream. , As You Like It, and Cyrano de Bergerac, Twelfth Night to mention a few. In the year 2018, he married Adriana Marinescu.
He is dark skinned with a height of 6’1″ inches. But her dark tone makes her more attractive. He possesses a distinct personality which suits him and sets him apart from others.
|Date of birth||March 10, 1979|
|birth place||Nairobi, Kenya|
|height||6 feet 1 inch|
|family||father: John N’ Gathegi
Mother: not known
Brothers): Nate Dogg
Sister’s): not known
|Relationship Status||not known|
|wife husband||not known|
|College||University of California, Santa Barbara (BA)
New York University (MFA)
|net worth||USD 3 million (approx)|
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