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Simon Sabela (1931–1994)

Simon Sabela was born on March 10, 1931 in Durban, South Africa. He was an actor and director, known for Zulu (1964), The Gods Must Be Crazy II (1989) and Gold (1974). He died in 1994. See full bio »


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 1991 The Last Samurai
 1991/II The Gift
 1990 Killer Instinct
General Qwabe
 1988 The Shadowed Mind
The General
 1988 Skeleton Coast
 1987 Mapantsula
Mr. M
 1987 Scavengers
Terrorist Leader
 1986 Strike Force
Jackson Celle
 1985 The Lion's Share
Capt. Saba
 1979 Game for Vultures
Nyemba - Zimbabwe Office
 1977 Target of an Assassin
President Lunda
 1977 Inyakanyaka
Mr. Sabela, editor (uncredited)
 1976 Shout at the Devil
1st Village Chief
 1975 U'Deliwe (as Simon Mabunu Sabela)
 1974 Gold
Big King (John Nkulu)
 1974 Ikati Elimnyama
Lefty Ndaba
 1973 Met Moed, Durf en Bloed
Price's helper
 1972 Rogue Lion
 1971 Pressure Burst
 1970 Satan's Harvest
 1969 Knock-Out
 1969 Strangers at Sunrise
 1969 Katrina
Rev. Makele
 1965 Diamond Walkers
Lobata (Ngela)
 1965 Tokoloshe
 1964 Zulu
Dance Leader
 1963 Sanders
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Simon Mabunu Sabela

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First black South African film director.

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