Barack Obama

Played by O-T Fagbenle

Barack Obama

Barack Hussein Obama II was elected the 44th President of the United States and the first African American commander-in-chief from 2009 to 2017, having served two terms. A member of the Democratic Party, Barack married Michelle LaVaughn Robinson in 1992 before he became an Illinois state senator in 2005. Barack and Michelle are the parents of Malia and Sasha Obama. 

Barack Hussein Obama II was elected the 44th President of the United States and the first African American commander-in-chief from 2009 to 2017, having served two terms. A member of the Democratic Party, Barack married Michelle LaVaughn Robinson in 1992 before he became an Illinois state senator in 2005. Barack and Michelle are the parents of Malia and Sasha Obama. 

O-T Fagbenle

Fagbenle can be seen starring in WeCrashed opposite Jared Leto and Anne Hathaway.  

He may be best known for his starring role as Luke in The Handmaid’s Tale. In 2021 Fagbenle garnered his first Primetime Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series. Additionally, the cast of The Handmaid’s Tale has been continuously recognized for their powerful performances, securing dozens of nominations and wins over the years including: Outstanding Drama Series at the Primetime Emmy Awards, Best Drama Series at the Critic’s Choice Television Awards, Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series at the Screen Actors Guild Awards, and Best International Programme at the BAFTA Television Awards. He also starred in many UK series such as Thorne, The Five, The Interceptor,

In 2020 Fagbenle made history by becoming the first person to create, write, direct, compose, executive produce, and star in the pilot of a television series broadcast on a major network with his original comedy series Maxxx.

In film, Fagbenle joined the Marvel Cinematic Universe in Black Widow.  The film Additional film and television credits for Fagbenle include: Looking, NW, Walter's War, Breaking and Entering, I Could Never Be Your Woman,

In theatre, Fagbenle led the  August Wilson’s Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, to the prestigious Olivier Award. Fagbenle was also nominated for Best Actor for the illustrious Evening Standard Awards. 

    


Cast & Characters

previous
next

The Entire Showtime Library

Series

Series

Movies

Movies

Sports

Sports

Documentaries

Documentaries

Comedy

Comedy

GET ACCESS TO SHOWTIME

Stream SHOWTIME series, movies, documentaries, sports and much more all on your favorite devices.

TRY IT NOW FOR FREE

Shop gear from your favorite Showtime series