Alfred Enoch portraying a Haitian in ABC “How to Get Away with Murder”

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Alfred Enoch - ©2010 Vincenzo Di Vincenzo

Wes Gibbins, the character, in the new ABC hit drama series is the Haitian, but the actor Born Alfred Lewis Enoch in Westmister, London, England is an English actor in real life.

In the episode titled “He Deserved to Die” that aired on ABC Thursday November 6, 2014, Wes Gibbins answers Rebecca, the girl he just finished having sex with and currently defending in court,…

“I’m not from Ohio, I was born in Haiti, actually, and moved to Ohio when I was young.”

How to Get Away with Murder Alfred Enoch
How to Get Away with Murder Alfred Enoch

You should watch that particular episode to at least see how believable that was. But after a quick Haiti Open Magazine research, via wikipedia and imdb that is, we found out within seconds that the guy was not actually Haitian.

The show is awesome. In fact, it’s the biggest new hit drama on television this fall, from Shonda Rhimes, the prolific writer of Grey’s Anatomy and Scandal, starring Viola Davis as the defendant lawyer extraordinary Annalise Keating.

 

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