My name is Oghenero Gbaje (Oh Gen-Air-Oh Bah-Jay) , but most people call me Oghie ( Rhymes with pierogi.) I'm a graduate of the wonderful Ithaca College with a B.F.A in Acting!
I was born and raised in Brooklyn, NY to a Nigerian father and a Guyanese mother. I've always been unconventional- I'm very hard to place in one box. I'm an eclectic spirit, both in personality and intelligence. I'm a friendly, lanky, goofy and loud person who loves making people smile. I can find humor in just about anything (life is too short to take anything too seriously). I enjoy skateboarding, playing guitar, video games, and I have a strong passion for ice cream and maraschino cherries.
I found my love for acting in the 6th grade and went on to Fiorello H. LaGuardia High school in NYC with a focus in drama. Post high school, I was part of the main-stage season at Vassar College in association with NY Stage and Film, where I made my professional stage debut in the Powerhouse Theater as Massive in the new play Downtown Race Riot by Seth Zvi Rosenfeld and directed by Scott Elliott. Once I started attending Ithaca college, I was cast in multiple productions on campus both on stage and in student films--the most recent production being The Cradle Will rock, where I played Yasha the violinist.