NOC Exclusive: Interview Nyambi Nyambi of ‘The Good Fight’

Recently, the NOC’s own Patrick Michael Strange and Glenn Lawrence McDonald of New Release Wednesday spoke with CBS All Access’ The Good Fight actor Nyambi Nyambi on the heels of San Diego Comic-Con.

Nyambi was at Comic-Con in a panel entitled The Pitching Hour in which he discussed how to pitch and being driven to tap into your full creative potential by remembering the things you’re most passionate about.

Nyambi Nyambi arrives at the world premiere red carpet of CBS All Access\’s original series THE GOOD FIGHT with the acclaimed cast and showrunners at Jazz at Lincoln Center\’s Frederick P. Rose Hall. THE GOOD FIGHT will premiere Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017 (8:00 PM, ET) on-demand on CBS All Access and with a special broadcast of the premiere episode on the CBS Television Network (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT). Photo: Brad Barket/CBS ©2017 CBS Interactive, Inc. All Rights Reserved

A loud and proud blerd, The Good Fight actor Nyambi Nyambi was born in Norman, Oklahoma to Nigerian parents on April 26, 1979. He played Division I basketball while attending college at Bucknell University before earning his Master of Fine Arts in acting at New York University. His big break came when he was cast in the sitcom Mike and Molly as Samuel, a Senegalese waiter who works at Mike and Carl’s favorite restaurant. In 2017, Nyambi joined The Good Fight in a recurring role as a law firm investigator. For the second season, he was promoted to a regular cast member. He also appeared in the critically-acclaimed 2018 dramedy Blindspotting.

Additionally, he’s voiced characters (Martian Manhunter, Green Lantern) in animated films including The Death of Superman, Reign of the Supermen and Lego DC Super-Villains.

Seasons 1-3 of The Good Fight are currently available on CBS’ streaming platform CBS All Access.