Nonso Anozie is a British actor best known for his role as Burke in the 2011 feature film The Grey; and for his role as Xaro Xhoan Daxos in the fantasy drama television series Game of Thrones, in 2012.
He also has a starring role as R.M. Renfield, Dracula's loyal confidante and keeper of secrets, in the horror drama television series Dracula.
Anozie trained at London's Central School of Speech and Drama and became the youngest person in history to play King Lear for the Royal Shakespeare Company. He then played opposite Kenneth Branagh as the Prisoner in David Mamet's Edmond at the National Theatre.
Anozie won worldwide acclaim as the title role in Cheek by Jowl's world tour of Othello. He also played the lead in Death and the King's Horseman at the National.
Anozie's theatre career has seen him play at minor venues all over the world, including New York, Los Angeles, Paris, Rome, Hong Kong, Madrid, Sydney, Moscow and London.
His film work includes roles in Joe Wright's Atonement, Mike Leigh's Happy Go Lucky, Conan the Barbarian, The Grey, Brighton Rock, RocknRolla, Cass, The Last Legion, Ender's Game and Jack Ryan.
Anozie also appeared in a live version of Cinderella, directed by Kenneth Branagh. His television projects include Occupation, Stolen, Game of Thrones and The Bible.