Thursdays on NBC (9:30-10 p.m. ET); Series Premiere: Sept. 26
Samba Schutte plays Hakim on the new NBC comedy “Sunnyside.”
Schutte is a Dutch-Mauritanian actor, comedian and writer who was born in the Sahara Desert and grew up in Ethiopia until he was 18. He appeared in the Netflix film “The Tiger Hunter,” has written for acclaimed video game “Battlefield V” and performed for award-winning games “Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order,” “Call of Duty: Black Ops 4” and “Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus.”
Schutte speaks English, French, Dutch and Amharic. He got his Bachelor of Arts in theater at the Utrecht School of the Arts in Holland. In 2006 he...