Nonso Anozie stars as R.M. Renfield on the NBC series Dracula.

Nonso Anozie

R.M. Renfield

Nonso Anozie has been cast as R.M. Renfield in NBC and Sky Living's drama "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 theater 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" and "The Last Legion." Nonso will also appear in the yet to be released "Ender's Game" and "Jack Ryan."

Anozie is currently filming on a new live version of "Cinderella," directed by Kenneth Branagh. His television projects include "Occupation," "Stolen," "Game of Thrones" and "The Bible."