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John Kani


John Kani was born on November 30, 1942 in New Brighton, South Africa as Bonsile John Kani. He is an actor and writer, known for Captain America: Civil War (2016), The Ghost and the Darkness (1996) and Final Solution (2001). See full bio »

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Known For

Captain America: Civil War
(2016)
Final Solution
Final Solution Rev. Peter Lekota
(2001)
The Wild Geese
The Wild Geese Sgt. Jesse Link
(1978)

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  I Am Khama (announced)
Chief Batwen (voice)
 2016/II The Suit (Short)
Mr. Maphikela
 2015 Wallander (TV Series)
Max Khulu
- The White Lioness (2015) ... Max Khulu
 2012 Jail Caesar
Marius
 2012 iNkaba (TV Series)
Mkhuseli Mthetho
 2011 How to Steal 2 Million
Julius Twala Snr.
 2011 Janapriyan
 2010 White Lion
Old Gisani
 2009/I Endgame
Oliver Tambo
 2008 Silent Witness (TV Series)
Dr. Phiri
- Finding Rachel: Part 2 (2008) ... Dr. Phiri
- Finding Rachel: Part 1 (2008) ... Dr. Phiri (uncredited)
 2008/II Nothing But the Truth
Sipho
 2007 The Bird Can't Fly
Stone
 2006 Hillside (TV Series)
Dr. Vincent Maloka
 2001 Final Solution
Rev. Peter Lekota
 1998 The Tichborne Claimant
Bogle
 1997 Kap der Rache (TV Movie)
Inspektor Khumalo
 1997 Kini & Adams
Ben
 1995 Soweto Green: This Is a 'Tree' Story
Dr. Curtis Tshabalala
 1992 Sarafina!
School Principal
 1989 Othello (TV Movie)
Othello
 1989 A Dry White Season
Julius
 1989 Options
Jonas Mabote
 1987 An African Dream
Khatana
 1987 Saturday Night at the Palace
September
 1986 Miss Julie (TV Movie)
John
 1981 Killing Heat
Moses
 1980 Marigolds in August
Melton
 1978 Play for Today (TV Series)
George O'Brien
- Victims of Apartheid (1978) ... George O'Brien
 1978 The Wild Geese
Sgt. Jesse Link
 1974 2nd House (TV Series)
- Athol Fugard (1974)
 1974 BBC2 Playhouse (TV Series)
Styles / Buntu
- Sizwe Bansi Is Dead (1974) ... Styles / Buntu
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(January 1990-October 1990; December 1990-January 1991) He acted in the Royal National Theatre Season at the Laurence Olivier Theatre, Cottesloe Theatre, and Lyttelton Theatre in London, England in Henrik Ibsen's play, "Peer Gynt;" Tony Harrison's play,"The Trackers of Oxyrhynchus;" Bertolt Brecht's play, "The Good Person of ... See more »

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Winston Ntshona, Athol Fugard and his play, "Size Banzi Is Dead & The Island," on Broadway in New York City was nominated for a 1975 Antoinette Perry (Tony) Award for Best Play. See more »

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