Kurt Egyiawan - Biography

Last Modified: Dec 9, 2022

Kurt Egyiawan
Profession: Actor
Best Known For: House of the Dragon (TV series)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: Under Review

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Kurt Egyiawan
Birth Place: Buea, Cameroon
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University: Guildhall School of Music & Drama
Ethnicity: African
Nationality: British, Cameroonian


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Single

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Hair Color: Dark Brown
Eye Color: Black
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Who is Kurt Egyiawan?

Kurt Egyiawan is an actor by profession and Cameroonian, British by nationality. He is well known for guest appearances in the films Beats of No Nation, Skyfall, Pan and in the TV series The Exorcist, House of the Dragon.

Kurt Egyiawan in The Exorcist (Image: Lou Coulson Associates)

Kurt Egyiawan – Age, Parents, Siblings

Kurt Egyiawan was born in the year 1984 and his full date of birth is known. His birthplace is Buea, Cameroon. Apart from this, there is very limited information when it comes to his early life, mother, father, siblings, or what his parents did for a living.

Education, Ethnicity

After completing his primary education, Kurt Egyiawan studied at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama. As an adolescent, he was a member of the National Youth Theatre.

His ethnicity is African.

Kurt Egyiawan – Girlfriend, Wife, Children, Divorce

Concurrent with his early life, there are very less details when it comes to his romantic life and relationships. There have been no records of his partners/girlfriends and is believed to be single, sans wife and children. As he has remained unmarried, divorce is out of context.

Kurt Egyiawan, Kurt Egyiawan in Measure for Measure at Shakespeare's Globe, 2015 (Image: The British Library)

Kurt Egyiawan – Career

Theater work

While still a student at Guildhall, he portrayed characters in the stage productions of Richard III, Oedipus, Berenice (2012) as Arsace, and played the role of Ton in a 2011 stage tour of Earthquakes held in London. Also, in 2013, Egyiawan made his Broadway debut in Richard III as Richmond, and Twelfth Night as Valentine at the Belasco Theatre.

Films, Series

Kurt Egyiawan’s debut screen role was as Q’s assistant in the 2012 film Skyfall. This was followed by minor roles in the films Shakespeare's Globe Theatre: Henry V (2013) as Louis the Dauphin, Kill Your Friends (2015) as Tim, Beasts of No Nation (2015) as 2nd I-C, Pan (2015) as Murray, Measure for Measure from Shakespeare's Globe (2015) as Angelo, I used to be Famous (2022) as Dia, etc.

Moreover, he has also starred in the short film Lion (2022) as Moses and played roles in the TV series The Exorcist (2016-2017) as Father Bennett, Slow Horses (2022) as Roger Barrowby, and House of the Dragon (2022) as Grand Maester Orwyle.


On the set of House of the Dragon, Kurt Egyiawan has worked alongside Steffan Rhodri, Theo Nate, Phil Daniels, Gary Raymond, and Frankie Wilson.

Kurt Egyiawan in House of the Dragon (Image: IMDb)

Kurt Egyiawan – Awards, Nominations

For his work in film, Kurt Egyiawan was nominated for the Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture in 2015.

Moreover, for his work in Best Man Speech, he was awarded the 2011 Spotlight Prize and earned nominations for the 2012 Ian Charleson Award for Best Classical Stage Performance by an Actor Under 30.

Kurt Egyiawan – Net Worth, Salary

The figure on the net worth and annual salary/income of Kurt Egyiawan is under review and will be updated.

Kurt Egyiawan – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

Egyiawan is absent from social media handles such as Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.

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