“Art is not a mirror held up to reality but a hammer with which to shape it” - Bertolt Brecht
Company
Loma Mansa Productions LLC
Talent Manager
Industry Entertainment
1 Representitive
  • Laura Hersh
Adetokumboh M'Cormack was born in Freetown, Sierra Leone to Diplomat parents and raised in Nigeria, Kenya and England. He is a graduate of the prestigious Conservatory of Theatre Arts and Film at SUNY Purchase College where he studied Acting. His acting credits include leading roles in movies like Columbia Pictures’ Blockbuster Battle Los Angeles, Blood Diamond alongside Leonardo DiCaprio, and Captain America: Winter Soldier. He has also starred in hit TV shows such as Lost, (where he played Father Yemi) Heroes, 24 and NCIS. He currently voices the character ‘Isaac’ on the Netflix animated tv series ‘Castlevania’ and can also be seen on the new season of The OA.
Wanting to tell more stories about people underrepresented in main stream media, M'Cormack also writes, produces and directs. He wrote and directed the award winning short film ‘IRISH GOODBYE’ about a young gay Syrian man who flees to America to escape persecution. In addition to winning best short film at various film festivals, the film is a 2019 finalist at the American Pavillion Emerging Filmmaker showcase at the Cannes Film Festival. He also directed OCTOBER 96, a music video by Koby D which won Best Music Video at the 2018 Columbus Black International Film Festival and scored a nomination for Best Music Video at the Motion Picture International Film Festival.
M’Cormack’s latest film is the epic period piece THE GERMAN KING, about Cameroon’s King Rudolf Manga Bell who rises up and rebels against Kaiser Wilhelm II’s oppressive colonial rule at the start of World War 1. The powerful short film is Executive Produced by NCIS Star/activist Pauley Perrette and stars NCIS Star Scottie Thompson, Black Panther Star Constance Ejuma and Adetokumboh M’Cormack as King Rudolf Douala Manga Bell. The German King is set to hit the festival circuit in the Summer of 2019.
  • Director (5 Credits)
    October 96
    Experimental, Music Video, Short, Television, Web / New Media, Other
    The German King
    Screenplay, Short Script
    The German King2019
    Short
    A Kiss at Midnight2018
    Experimental, Short, Web / New Media
    Irish Goodbye2018
    Short, Television, Web / New Media
  • Producer (5 Credits)
    October 96
    Experimental, Music Video, Short, Television, Web / New Media, Other
    The German King
    Screenplay, Short Script
    The German King2019
    Short
    A Kiss at Midnight2018
    Experimental, Short, Web / New Media
    Irish Goodbye2018
    Short, Television, Web / New Media
  • Writer (4 Credits)
    October 96
    Experimental, Music Video, Short, Television, Web / New Media, Other
    The German King
    Screenplay, Short Script
    The German King2019
    Short
    Irish Goodbye2018
    Short, Television, Web / New Media
  • Acting (2 Credits)
    The German King
    Screenplay, Short Script
    The German King2019
    Short
Official Selection
Irish Goodbye
Pembroke Taparelli Arts and Film Festival
Los Angeles / New York
2018
Best Short Film
Irish Goodbye
Veterans Film Festival
Canberra
2018
College
SUNY Purchase College Conservatory of Theatre Arts and Film
Acting
19992003
High School
Braeburn High School - Nairobi, Kenya
19941998
Birth City
Freetown
Current City
Los Angeles
Hometown
Kenya
Gender
Male
Ethnicity
Black (African)
Eye Color
Brown
Zodiac Sign
Pisces
Starred in his very first film at the age of twelve -The Great Elephant Escape, with Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Julian Sands.
"Art is not the mirror you hold up to society, it is the hammer you use to shape it" - Bertolt Brecht
“Art is not a mirror held up to reality but a hammer with which to shape it” - Bertolt Brecht
Company
Loma Mansa Productions LLC
Talent Manager
Industry Entertainment
1 Representitive
  • Laura Hersh
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