Chido Nwokocha

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Chidozie Nwokocha

Sacramento, California
CitizenshipUnited States of America
Alma materOhio University
Years active2012-present
Known for
  • Murder in the First (2014)
  • The Night Shift (2014)
  • Destroyer (2018)

Chidozie “Chido” Nwokocha is a Nigerian-American actor.

Early life and education

Born on May 17th to Nigerian parents, Chido grew up in Sacramento, California.[1] He attended Ohio University on a football scholarship, where he played wide receiver.[2] After college, he played professionally for the San Jose Sabercats of the Arena Football League. When a knee injury cut his football career short, he became passionate about pursuing acting.[3]


In 2019, Chido was cast as a series regular in the BET show Sistas, written, directed and produced by Tyler Perry.[4][5] He has also appeared in a recurring role in TNT’s Murder in the First, and guested on such series as Hawaii Five-0, Scorpion, Shooter, The Night Shift, and The Rookie. Film credits include Destroyer, Bad Therapy and Top Gun: Maverick.[6][7]



Year Title Role
2019 - 2020 Sistas Gary Marshall Borders
2020 Hawaii Five-0 Sgt. Michaels
2019 The Rookie Marcos Gibson
2018 Day of Our Lives Luke
2017 The Night Shift Greggs
2016 Shooter FBI Special Agent #2
2016 Murder in the First Nathan Woodward
2016 Scorpion Lackey
2013 Little Daddy Arresting Officer
2012 - 2013 Wives with Knives Steve / Matthew


Year Title Role
2020 Wildcat Medic
2020 Bad Therapy Policeman
2018 Destroyer Cop
2014 Fist 2 Fist 2: Weapon of Choice Dono Marro
2014 The Mendoza Line Doc

In the media



  1. "MR. RIGHT: CHIDO NWOKOCHA : Wiles Magazine". Retrieved 2020-06-14.
  2. "Chido Nwokocha Stats, News, Bio". ESPN. Retrieved 2020-06-14.
  3. "MR. RIGHT: CHIDO NWOKOCHA : Wiles Magazine". Retrieved 2020-06-13.
  4. ""Sistas" adds more series regulars to the mix". Tyler Perry. Retrieved 2020-06-13.
  5. Ramos, Dino-Ray; Ramos, Dino-Ray (2019-08-13). "BET Rounds Out 'Sistas' Cast With Chido Nwokocha, DeVale Ellis, Brian Jordan Jr., Kevin Walton and Anthony Dalton". Deadline. Retrieved 2020-06-02.
  6. "Chido Nwokocha". IMDb. Retrieved 2020-06-02.
  7. "The Overhead Compartment with Chido Nwokocha". Pursuitist. 2019-02-11. Retrieved 2020-06-02.

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