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Zakes Mokae (1934–2009)


Born in Johannesburg, South Africa,actor Zakes Mokae was trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art and became one of the most distinguished thespians in South Africa for over two decades. Mokae was one of the few actors capable of crossing the divided racial sections, punctuated by his collaborations with white writer Athol Fugard. Together they... See full bio »

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 2002 Monk (TV Series)
Tonday Mawwaka
- Mr. Monk and the Marathon Man (2002) ... Tonday Mawwaka
 1998 Oz (TV Series)
Kipekemie Jara
- Escape from Oz (1998) ... Kipekemie Jara
- Animal Farm (1998) ... Kipekemie Jara
 1997 Waterworld (Video Game)
Elder
 1996 The X-Files (TV Series)
Diabria
- Teliko (1996) ... Diabria
 1995 Waterworld
Priam
 1995 Outbreak
Dr. Benjamin Iwabi
 1995 Vampire in Brooklyn
Dr. Zeko
 1995 Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child (TV Series)
Mr. Bakoosa
- The Valiant Little Tailor (1995) ... Mr. Bakoosa (voice)
 1994 Dream On (TV Series)
U.N. Dignitary
- The Taking of Pablum 1-2-3: Part II (1994) ... U.N. Dignitary
- The Taking of Pablum 1-2-3: Part I (1994) ... U.N. Dignitary
 1994 Law & Order (TV Series)
Edgar Barkley
- Wager (1994) ... Edgar Barkley
 1994 Rise and Walk: The Dennis Byrd Story (TV Movie)
Harding
 1993 Slaughter of the Innocents
Library Janitor
 1993 Percy & Thunder (TV Movie)
Pee Wee
 1992 Dust Devil
Ben Mukurob
 1991 Body Parts
Detective Sawchuck
 1991 The Doctor
Dr. Charles Reed (uncredited)
 1991 A Rage in Harlem
Big Kathy
 1990 Parker Kane (TV Movie)
Kid Lightning
 1989 Dad
Dr. Chad
 1989 Gross Anatomy
Dr. Banumbra
 1989 A Dry White Season
Stanley Makhaya
 1989 Valerie (TV Series)
Thomas Mambukwe
- Strangers on a Train (1989) ... Thomas Mambukwe
 1988 A Different World (TV Series)
Marcus Mpepo
- Dr. Cupid (1988) ... Marcus Mpepo
 1987 Cry Freedom
Father Kani
 1983 Knight Rider (TV Series)
Tsombe Kuna
- Goliath: Part 1 (1983) ... Tsombe Kuna
 1981 Roar
Committee Member (as Zakes Moakae)
 1980 The Island
Wescott
 1979 Roots: The Next Generations (TV Mini-Series)
African Minister
- Episode #1.7 (1979) ... African Minister
 1977 One in a Million: The Ron LeFlore Story (TV Movie)
Pee Wee Spencer
 1976 Starsky and Hutch (TV Series)
Lord Harry
- Murder at Sea (1976) ... Lord Harry
 1969 Plays of Today (TV Series)
Nguru
- Beyond the Sunrise (1969) ... Nguru
 1969 ITV Sunday Night Theatre (TV Series)
John Smith
- Hazel and Her New Gas Cooker (1969) ... John Smith
 1968 Mogul (TV Series)
Joshua Macey
- The Day the Sea Caught Fire (1968) ... Joshua Macey
 1968 Honey Lane (TV Series)
Prince Ahmed
- Some of My Best Friends Are... (1968) ... Prince Ahmed
 1967 The Comedians
Michel
 1967 Jemina & Johnny (Short)
 1965 Theatre 625 (TV Series)
Shale
- Seek Her Out (1965) ... Shale
 1965 Darling
Black Man at French Party (uncredited)
 1964 Crane (TV Series)
Achmet
- The Man with the Big Feet (1964) ... Achmet
 1964 Secret Agent (TV Series)
Personal Assistant
- The Galloping Major (1964) ... Personal Assistant
 1964 Story Parade (TV Series)
Nathaniel
- A Dragon to Kill (1964) ... Nathaniel
 1963 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
- The Blood Knot (1963)
 1962/II Dilemma
Steven Sitole
 1957 Donker Afrika
Sergeant (as Zachariah Nokae)
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If you're a black man in South Africa and you've never been in prison, there's something wrong with you.

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Had no previous acting experience before forming a professional bond with playwright Athol Fugard, who was white. See more »

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