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[on his role in Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai
(1999) and how he prepared] I started reading "The Hagekure" and other books, including one called "The Code of the Samurai", and I watched a lot of films. I tried to find his mindset more than anything. It's more like a trance-like state for this character than it is anything else, based in the ancient book that he follows. But I did a lot of ...
Won 23 major awards for his portrayal of Idi Amin
in The Last King of Scotland
(2006) including all the awards that are considered the biggest (except Cannes). He was also nominated for one more award, and won BET's "Best Actor" for the same year (presumably for the same film).
Often plays military/political/law enforcement roles