Kingsley Ben-Adir is a British actor. After a couple of guest roles on TV and small parts on the big screen, he got his first starring role as Dr. Marcus Summer in the crime drama series Vera, which aired on ITV from 2014 to 2018. During this period, he also had roles in the films Trespass Against Us, King Arthur: Legend of the Sword, and The Commuter. From 2017 to 2019, he played Col. Ben Younger in Peaky Blinders. He also played Khalid Walker in Deep State, Karim in The OA, and Russell McCormack in High Fidelity. In 2020, he portrayed Barack Obama in the miniseries The Comey Rule. He also portrayed Malcolm X in the drama film One Night in Miami.