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[on his role in The Last King of Scotland
(2006)) I did a massive amount to prepare for this. First of all I started learning Swahili, learning the accent, then I had to do study all the recording as well as all the books, tapes, documentaries. When I went to Uganda I met with his [Idi Amin
's] brother, sister, his ministers, his generals and even to the Ugandan king. I did more research for this ...
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).
His left eye, which can not open fully due to the hereditary condition ptosis.