Babou Ceesay

Babou Ceesay

Highest Rated: 79% The Show (2020)

Lowest Rated: 51% Half of a Yellow Sun (2013)

Birthday: Not Available

Birthplace: London, England, UK

Babou Ceesay was born Baboucarr Alieu Ceesay in London, England. His acting career began with a role in the comedic thriller picture "Severence" (2006), in which he played one of a member of professionals who get caught up in an office retreat that turns deadly. In the years to follow, Ceesay worked mostly in television, appearing in one-off roles on British series including "Silent Witness" (BBC One 1996-), "Law & Order: UK" (ITV 2009-2014), and "Luther" (BBC One 2010-15), before landing a recurring role on the dramatic comedy series "Getting On" (BBC Four 2009-2012). Ceesay returned to the big screen soon enough, featuring in back-to-back period pieces "Half of a Yellow Sun" (2013), a romantic drama, and "'71" (2014), a war picture. He then starred in the Bible-based series "A.D. The Bible Continues" (NBC 2015), portraying the role of the prophet John, and the TV movie "Damilola, Our Loved Boy (BBC One 2016), before landing his highest profile project yet: "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story" (2016), in which he played a minor role as Rebel Alliance soldier Taidu Selfa. Next, joined director Ben Wheatley's action comedy film "Free Fire" (2015) alongside an ensemble including Brie Larson, Armie Hammer, and Sharlto Copley, among other big names.

Highest rated movies

The Show
Free Fire
The Best of Enemies
Half of a Yellow Sun




No Score Yet 100% Resurrection Unknown (Character) - 2021
79% 56% The Show Unknown (Character) - 2020
52% 76% The Best of Enemies Bill Riddick (Character) $10.2M 2019
70% 52% Free Fire Martin (Character) $1.8M 2016
51% 36% Half of a Yellow Sun Okeoma (Character) $53.6K 2013
66% 61% Severance Billy (Character) $136.4K 2006


55% 83% We Hunt Together DI Jackson Mendy (Character) 2020 2022
84% 88% Into the Badlands Pilgrim (Character),
Unknown (Guest Star)
75% 52% Guerrilla Marcus Hill (Character) 2017
92% 92% Getting On Unknown (Character) 2012
88% 87% Luther Adewale Omotoso (Guest Star) 2011