Sekou Laidlow's artistry is a fusion of craft, creativity, and commitment. Known for bringing nuance, depth, and specificity to character portrayals, this son of Baltimore is driven by the power of storytelling to transform. He is particularly drawn to roles that call for a conflicted emotional journey and characters who overcome extraordinary odds.
Sekou’s craftsmanship can be seen in his recurring guest star role as Leon Payne in the NBC TV Series Ordinary Joe opposite James Wolk and Charlie Barnett. He is a recurring guest star in the ABC mini-series, Women of the Movement as Crosby Smith, the uncle of Emmett Till, opposite Glynn Turman. Laidlow will appear in Black Adam, a Warner Brothers feature starring Dwayne “the Rock” Johnson in 2022.