Olli Haaskivi, a New York City-based actor, has starred on many television shows like “The Duece” on HBO, “The Sinner”, “Manifest”, “Social Distance”, as well as several off-Broadway shows such as “Bella: An America Tall Tale”, “Who’s Your Baghdaddy?
Or How I Started The Iraq War”, and “The Rafa Play”. Olli has also held roles in the films “Motherless Brooklyn” directed by Edward Norton, “The Miseducation of Bindu” directed by Prarthana Mohan, and “Nancy” directed by Christina Choe. Recently, Olli played Wilfred Nagel in the Disney+ hit Marvel show “The Falcon and the Winter Soldier”. Dr. Wilfred Nagel, a scientist for the CIA who worked on recreated the super-soldier serum used on Captain America before the Blip occurred. After being revived, he completed his work not for the CIA, but for the Power Broker in his secret lab inside a shipping container in Madripoor. The new and optimized super-soldier serum was then stolen by the Flag-Smasher who used eight of the twenty vials to create a resistance group against the Global Repatriation Council (GRC).
We got a chance to speak with Olli during our Movie Club Chat and discuss “The Falcon and the Winter Soldier” and his experiences filming the show. Check out our whole discussion below!