The actor joins the show as Karim Washington, a private detective searching for a missing teen – a search that sees him crossing paths with The OA. To give anything else away would stumble on major spoiler territory, but we can answer some of the biggest questions you probably about Ben-Adir…
Who plays Karim Washington in The OA season 2?
The PI is played by Kingsley Ben-Adir. Although his accent in The OA might make you think otherwise, he’s actually a British actor.
Who else has Kingsley Ben-Adir been in?
Ben-Adir has enjoyed some notable screen roles alongside this theatre work, most notably in ITV crime drama Vera where he plays Dr Marcus Summer.
He’s also featured in Agatha Christie’s Marple and Midsomer Murders, appeared alongside Liam Neeson in The Commuter, and was part of the cast for the fourth series of Peaky Blinders.
Will Karim Washington be in The OA season 3?
At the moment, we’re not exactly sure. Although it’s not confirmed if he’ll make a comeback – Netflix hasn’t officially greenlit another season yet – Ben-Adir recently indicated he knew what would happen in part three.
“I know where it’s going in the next season, which is nuts!” he told RadioTimes.com. “Like, unimaginable, Genuinely. Like, not even in a way I’m trying to sell it – It’s crazy!”
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