Bueka Uwemedimo is a British actor originally from Lagos Nigeria. At the age of six his family relocated to London, England where he discovered his passion for performing arts. In 2012 he relocated to Washington, DC with his wife and has since featured on several national commercials and theatrical productions. Bueka received a Helen Hayes Award nomination for his role as Ray Heffernon at 1st Stage's production of The Good Counselor. 

 
 

FILM


  • You Killed Sam : : Detective John : : Gazpacho Films/48 Hour Film Festival, DC

 

THEATRE


  • Intimate Apparel : : George armstrong : : everyman theatre, Baltimore md - Director tazewell thompson

  • a RAISIN IN THE SUN : : joseph asagai : : arena stage, washington dc, Director tazewell thompson

  • The Good Counselor : : Ray Heffernon : : 1st Stage Theatre Tysons Corner, VA - Director Alex Levy   

  • Ruined : : Fortune Mukengenshayi : : Everyman Theatre, Baltimore MD - Director Tazewell Thompson

  • The Right Hand Of Fellowship : : Harlan Davis : : Atlus Arts Centre, Washington DC - Director Marshall Opie

  • The Lion King : : King Mufasa : : Disney, London’s Lyceum Theatre - Director Julie Taymor

  • Magic of Motown : : Edwin Starr : : UK, European and International Tour - Director Michael Taylor

  • Dancing In The Street : : David Ruffin (The Temptations)  : : European Tour, Flying Music Group - Director Keith Strachan

  • Sweet Soul Music : : Lead Host/Wilson Pickett : : UK Tour, Flying Music Group - Director Keith Strachan

 

COMMERCIALS


  • SUMMER TO REMEMBER CAMPING VIDEO : : HUSBAND/DAD (FEATURED Co-star) : : KROGER

  •  TV Producer in Control Room : : Andre Mendes Commercial : : Umuc

  • KNOWLEDGE launch : : pwc TALENT LINK (bRITISH ACCENT LEAD HOST) : :  PRICEWATERHOUSECOOPERS

  • USPS : : Training VideoS : : USPS

  • Embassy Suites : : Hotel Guest (Featured Lead) : : Sullivan Branding

  • University of Roehampton : : Vauxhall Project Mgr (Lead) : : Laureate Education

  • My Social Security : : Skydiver (Featured Lead) : : Image Factory DC

  • Thinking Money Documentary : : The Dad (Lead) : : Rocket Media

  • Redskins Movin' Mania : :  Broc The Mascot : : Bon Secours

  • US Customs Border Patrol : : Travelling Doctor (Featured Lead) : : District Pictures

  • Department of Health : : Personal Fitness Trainer (Lead) : : Castle Gate Media

  • Avaya : : Business Travel Consultant (Lead) : : Viva Creative Group

 

TOURS/BANDS


  • Corporate/Private/Weddings, Bar & Bat Mitzvahs : : Lead Singer : : Groove Juice Music Ltd - Director Lloyd Orford

  • Island Escape Cruises : : Lead Singer : : Mediterranean Islands/LiveBusinessUK

  • The Royal Ascot : : Guest Singer To Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II & Her Royal Guests : : ViceVersa Ltd - Director Kevin Hall

 

Teaching experience


  • Bowie State University : : Adjunct professor - musical theatre and drama : : DR GAIL MEDFORD, DEPARTMENT CHAIRPERSON

  • Sidwell Friends School : : After Care Management Team : : Diane Doolan, Mgr

  • Westbrook Elementary School : : Performing Arts Teacher : : Flex Academies, Josh Chernikoff , Judy Bunnell - Founders

  • Thomas W. Pyle Middle School : : Musical Theatre Voice Coach : : Flex Academies, Josh Chernikoff, Judy Bunnell - Founders

  • Overtime Athletics : : Soccer Coach  : : Amber Tidd - Manager

 

EDUCATION/TRAINING


  • GNVQ With Honors In Business Studies : : Bromley College of Further and Higher Education, England

 

SPECIAL SKILLS


  • Vocal Range; High Baritone, Tenor

  • Dialects - (Standard British, Cockney, RP, USA, African Broken English)
    Improvisation skills, script reading, good memorisation skills, experience on green screen, vocal coaching, hosting,
    public speaking, horseback riding
    , swimming, soccer, football, weight lifting, track and field, stage combat, flying on stage, basketball, football, hip hop beginner level, skateboarder, roller blade, ice skating, driving, motorbike riding, yoga