Devon Terrell is an American-Australian actor who is known for having been cast as a Barack Obama in the 2016 biographical film Barry as well as for the role of King Arthur in the drama web television series Cursed.

Born Name

Devon Terrell

Nick Name


Sun Sign


Born Place

Long Beach, Los Angeles County, California, United States


American, Australian


Devon Terrell studied at Lynwood Senior High School before he got enrolled at Edith Cowan University and studied drama education. Afterward, he attended the National Institute of Dramatic Art from where he graduated in the year 2013.




Devon Terrell is represented by United Talent Agency, Talent Agency, Beverly Hills, California, United States.




5 ft 10 in or 178 cm


70 kg or 154.5 lbs

Race / Ethnicity

Mixed (Black, Asian, and White)

Devon Terrell is of African-American descent on his father’s side and has Anglo-Indian roots on his mother’s side.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

  • Deep-set eyes
  • Curly hair

Devon Terrell Facts

  1. He was 5 years old when he was brought to Perth, Western Australia, and was raised in Forest Lakes.
  2. Devon Terrell played the role of Beverly Snow in the unaired pilot of the drama series, Codes of Conduct.
  3. He made his first theatrical film appearance by portraying the role of , the 44th president of the United States, in the 2016 drama film, Barry. He co-starred in the film alongside , Jason Mitchell, , , , Avi Nash, and .
  4. For his role in Barry, he watched Obama’s speeches to master his accent and manner of speaking and also learned how to write and play basketball with his left hand. In addition to that, Devon Terrell read Obama’s book Dreams from My Father thrice to get into his mindset.
  5. He was cast as Horatio in the 2018 British-American romantic drama film, Ophelia, which is based on the character of the same name from William Shakespeare’s celebrated play Hamlet.
  6. Devon Terrell worked alongside , , and in the 2018 drama film, The Professor.
  7. He has been cast in the role of King Arthur, the legendary British leader who allegedly led the defense of Britain against Saxon invaders in the late 5th and early 6th centuries, in the drama web television series, Cursed, whose cast also includes , , , , and .

Featured Image by Devon Terrell / Instagram


Facts of Devon Terrell

  • full nameDevon Terrell
  • weight70 kg
  • height5 ft 10 in

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