30s-50s. Deep tone. Warm, assured, with plenty of gravitas.
Lucian Msamati is a popular actor, recognisable for numerous television, film and theatre roles. He’s known internationally for his role as Salladhor Saan in Game of Thrones, and his catalogue of TV work includes the role of Lord Faa in the BBC adaptation of His Dark Materials, Ed Damani in Gangs of London, Mr. JLB Matekoni in The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency, and roles on Luther, Spooks, Ashes to Ashes, Doctor Who, Taboo, and Death in Paradise. He appeared in the 2020 adaptation of Alan Bennett’s Talking Heads, performing the Playing Sandwiches monologue. In 2015, Msamati became the first black actor ever to play Iago in a Royal Shakespeare Company production of Othello and his theatrical work is extensive, with a stand-out performance in the leading role of Antonio Salieri in Amadeus at the National Theatre.