Interview w/ Nyambi Nyambi | AfterBuzz TV’s Spotlight On

An exclusive interview with Nyambi Nyambi and the new season of the critically acclaimed “The Good Fight”. Nyambi discusses all things “Jay Dipersa”, the political & social environment we currently are living in and how art imitates life. We also dive into his love of comics & his hoop skills! All that and more with host @lindaissogirlie @nyambi Nyambi Nyambi currently stars as investigator Jay DiPersia in CBS All Access’ “The Good Fight.” The acclaimed legal drama will return for its fourth season this April. Nyambi is most notably known for starring alongside Billy Gardell and Melissa McCarthy in the CBS sitcom “Mike & Molly.” For six seasons, Nyambi portrayed the sarcastic Senegalese waiter/café owner Samuel. Nyambi recently completed production on the upcoming Billy Crystal and Alan Zweibel film “Here Today.” Nyambi’s diverse list of television credits include PBS’ “Mercy Street,” NBC’s “Blindspot” and “American Koko,” an ABC digital series from Viola Davis’ production company JuVee Productions. Additionally, Nyambi voiced the role of ‘Martian Manhunter’ in the Warner Brothers/DC Entertainment animated features “The Death of Superman” and “Reign of the Supermen.” A lover of theater, Nyambi has participated in New York City’s Public Theater’s Shakespeare in the Park. Working alongside Al Pacino and Ruben Santiago-Hudson, Nyambi starred in “The Merchant of Venice” and “The Winter’s Tale.” His additional theater credits include the first Broadway revival of August Wilson’s “Joe Turner’s Come and Gone” and the role of Caliban in Classic Stage Company’s “The Tempest,” opposite Mandy Patinkin. He has worked with the Classical Theatre of Harlem and the Williamstown Theater Festival. Nyambi is a proud member of the Labyrinth Theatre Company based in New York City. Alongside Danai Gurira, Nyambi serves on the board for Almasi Collaborative Arts, an organization dedicated to developing emerging African artists. Nyambi is a first-generation Nigerian-American, born on the campus of the University of Oklahoma. He earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Bucknell University before earning his Masters of Fine Arts from the Graduate Acting Program at New York University. He played four years of Division 1 basketball for Bucknell and made the ESPN Dick Vitale “All-Name Team,” which honors the best names in college basketball. Post-college, Nyambi took on the role of coach and led basketball teams at teen camps. A comic book aficionado and avid gamer, Nyambi writes and draws in his spare time and has two published works as an author. He contributed a poem to the Eisner Award-winning graphic novel Love is Love, which continues to donate all proceeds to various charities in honor of the victims and their families of the Orlando Pulse shooting. Make sure to subscribe to AfterBuzz! – HELPFUL LINKS: Website – Apple Podcasts – Follow us on Twitter – Like us on Facebook – See on us Instagram – Merch – ABOUT AFTERBUZZ TV: Created by Emmy winner Maria Menounos & producer Keven Undergaro, AfterBuzz TV is the digital broadcast network dedicated to producing live and on-demand after-shows, news and coverage for nearly every TV show featuring expert recaps & interviews with cast & crew.