Yetide Badaki was a Nigerian-born actress known for her television roles. Badaki got her start in theater, majoring in English literature (theater) at McGill University in Montreal, Canada and receiving her masters of fine arts from Illinois State University. Her college and local production roles spanned shows like "Hamlet," "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest," and "Young Lady from Rwanda." Badaki's feature film debut came in 2004, when she appeared in Gavin Heffernan's "Expiration" (2004). She landed her television debut in a 2008 episode of "Lost" (ABC, 2004-2010). Badaki appeared in episodes of shows such as "Criminal Minds" (CBS, 2005-) in 2013, "Masters of Sex" (Showtime, 2013-2016) in 2014, and "NCIS: New Orleans" (CBS, 2014-) in 2015. She made her voice and video game debut as Ebele Yetide in "Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare" (2016). Badaki played Bilquis, an "Old God," on the Bryan Fuller-helmed "American Gods" (Starz, 2017), the TV adaptation of Neil Gaiman's novel of the same name.