Nigel Thatch
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Nigel Thatch
Nigél Thatch
Born8 August 1976

Nigél Thatch (born August 8, 1976) is an actor in the United States. He plays Malcolm X in the epix television series Godfather of Harlem[1][2] and was nominated for a best supporting actor award at the 51st NAACP Image Awards for the role. He also portrayed Malcolm X in the 2014 film Selma.[3]

Early life

Thatch was born in East St. Louis, Illinois in 1976.


In the 1990s he was on the television series The Parent 'Hood. Thatch appeared as "Leon", an egotistical money hungry athlete, in a series of Budweiser commercials. He played baseball for the Schaumberg Flyers.[4]

In 2017 he was part of the CW series Valor.[5] He was also in American Dreams (2002).

Since 2019, he has played the role of Malcolm X in Godfather of Harlem, for which he was nominated as for best supporting actor at the 51st NAACP Image Awards.[1][3]




  1. ^ a b "The True Story Behind the Epix Series Godfather of Harlem". Time.
  2. ^ "Forest Whitaker Series 'Godfather of Harlem' Casts 'Selma' Actor to Reprise Malcolm X Role". Complex.
  3. ^ a b Petski, Denise (21 September 2018). "'Godfather Of Harlem': Nigél Thatch To Star As Malcolm X In Epix Drama Series". Deadline. Retrieved 2020.
  4. ^ "A Collection Of The 12 Best Leon Budweiser Commercials | | Tailgating Ideas".
  5. ^ "Valor: A Secret Military Mission Gets Personal in CW's New Series (Video)". May 18, 2017.

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