Charles Babalola
Born1990/1991 (age 30–31)[1]
EducationSt Bonaventure's

Charles Babalola (born 1990 or 1991) is a British actor.

Babalola was educated at St Bonaventure's school in London.[2] He went on to study drama at Havering College, and the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA).[2][3] Upon leaving LAMDA, he was awarded the Alan Bates Award for graduating actors.[4][3]

In 2016, he appeared in the film The Legend of Tarzan[2] and in 2018 in Helen Edmundson's film Mary Magdalene as Andrew, one of Jesus's 12 disciples.[5][1]

In 2018, Babalola finished a five-month run at London's Royal National Theatre production of Network, opposite Bryan Cranston.[1] The same year, he was named one of InStyle & EE's rising stars of 2018.[citation needed]

Personal life

Babalola lives in London.[6]


Selected television

Selected theatre


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  2. ^ a b c Harriet Orrell (8 September 2014). "Former St Bonaventure's pupil bags Tarzan film role - Latest Newham News". Newham Recorder. Retrieved 27 May 2017.
  3. ^ a b "Charles Babalola | St Bonaventure's". 15 May 2017. Retrieved 27 May 2017.
  4. ^ Frankl, Ed (28 April 2014). "Charles Babalola wins Alan Bates Bursary". The Stage. Retrieved 27 May 2017.
  5. ^ "BBC Radio 1Xtra - Reece Parkinson, UK actor Charles Babalola talks about his new movie Mary Magdalene on BBC Radio 1Xtra". BBC. Retrieved 6 January 2019.
  6. ^ "My Style Essentials: Charles Babalola". Square Mile. 22 March 2018. Retrieved 6 January 2019.
  7. ^ a b c d e f g h "Charles Babalola". Royal National Theatre. Retrieved 6 January 2019.