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Idi Amin (Character)
from The Last King of Scotland (2006)

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The Last King of Scotland -- Set in Uganda in the 1970's, The Last King of Scotland is a compelling mix of fact and fiction that depicts Idi Amin (Whittaker) as one of the most powerful dictators of our time. Amin's savagery is illustrated in part through a naive Scottish doctor (McAvoy) who finds himself entangled with Amin in a desperate fight for survival.
The Last King of Scotland -- Based on the events of the brutal Ugandan dictator Idi Amin's regime as seen by his personal physician during the 1970s
The Last King of Scotland -- Clip: Press conference
The Last King of Scotland -- Interview: Gillian Anderson "On seeing Idi Amin..."
The Last King of Scotland -- Based on the events of the brutal Ugandan dictator Idi Amin's regime as seen by his personal physician during the 1970s

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Overview

Biography:
General and dictator of Uganda between 1971 and 1979... See more »
Alternate Names:
Idi Amin Dada / President Idi Amin / President Idi Amin Jr. / Vril Idi Amin / Weather Reporter Idi Amin

Filmography

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  1. Iron Sky: The Coming Race (2017) Played by Muya Lubambu Tshinioka (as Vril Idi Amin)
    ... aka "Iron Sky 2" - International (English title) (informal title)

  2. "The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore"
        - Audra McDonald (2016) TV episode, Played by Mike Yard
        - Manhunt in New York & Donald Rumsfield on Iraq (2015) TV episode, Played by Mike Yard
  3. "Great Minds with Dan Harmon"
        - Idi Amin (2016) TV episode, Played by Ron Funches

  4. The John Akii Bua Story: An African Tragedy (2008) Played by John Bosco
  5. The Last King of Scotland (2006) Played by Forest Whitaker
  6. Mazhai (2005) Played by Madan Bob (as Weather Reporter Idi Amin)
  7. Simon (2004) (V) Played by Bjarne Henriksen
  8. Ali (2001) Played by Themba Gasa
  9. Dr Lucille: The Lucille Teasdale Story (2001) (TV) Played by Makalo Mofokeng (as Idi Amin Dada)

  10. Mississippi Masala (1991) Played by Joseph Olita
  11. "Lentsu"
        - Osa 3 (1990) TV episode, Played by Paul Nettey
  12. "Saturday Night Live"
    ... aka "NBC's Saturday Night" - USA (complete title)
    ... aka "SNL" - USA (informal title)
    ... aka "SNL 25" - USA (alternative title)
    ... aka "Saturday Night" - USA (first season title)
    ... aka "Saturday Night Live '80" - USA (sixth season title)
    ... aka "Saturday Night Live 15" - USA (fifteenth season title)
    ... aka "Saturday Night Live 20" - USA (twentieth season title)
    ... aka "Saturday Night Live 25" - USA (twentyfifth season title)
        - George Steinbrenner/Morris Day & The Time (1990) TV episode, Played by Chris Rock
        - Maureen Stapleton/Linda Ronstadt/Phoebe Snow (1979) TV episode, Played by Garrett Morris
        - Jack Burns/Santana (1977) TV episode, Played by Garrett Morris
        - Louise Lasser/Preservation Hall Jazz Band (1976) TV episode, Played by Garrett Morris

  13. The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! (1988) Played by Prince Hughes
    ... aka "The Naked Gun" - , USA (original script title)
  14. Amin: The Rise and Fall (1981) Played by Joseph Olita
    ... aka "Rise and Fall of Idi Amin" - UK (original title)

  15. Dingetjie & Idi (1977) Played by Elias Moloi
  16. The Richard Pryor Special? (1977) (TV) Played by Richard Pryor (as Idi Amin Dada)
  17. Mivtsa Yonatan (1977) Played by Mark Heath (as Idi Amin Dada)
    ... aka "Operation Thunderbolt" - , USA (dubbed version)
  18. Raid on Entebbe (1976) (TV) Played by Yaphet Kotto (as President Idi Amin Jr.)
  19. Victory at Entebbe (1976) (TV) Played by Julius Harris (as President Idi Amin)
Archive Footage:
  1. "The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore"
        - Jon Stewart (2016) TV episode, Played by Mike Yard

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Quotes:
From The Richard Pryor Special? (1977) (TV)
Idi Amin Dada: We had turkey for lunch. And I did not kill de turkey. Turkey die in car accident. See more »

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