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Souleymane Sy Savane

Born in Côte d'Ivoire, West Africa, Souléymane Sy Savané worked as a flight attendant for Air Afrique before moving to New York in 2000. In 2006 he begins studying acting, and in 2007 he is cast as 'Solo' in Ramin Bahrani's critically acclaimed 'Goodbye Solo,' for which he is nominated for an Independent Spirit Award for Best Male Lead, and a ... See full bio »

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Goodbye Solo
Keep the Lights On
Good Time
Good Time African Cab Driver


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  Jonathan (post-production)
 2017 I Love You, Daddy
St. Martin Cab Driver
 2017 Good Time
African Cab Driver (as Souleyman Sy Savane)
 2017/I The Price
Akin Ogunde
 2016/II Barry
 2012 Keep the Lights On
Alassane (as Souléymane Sy Savané)
 2011 Machine Gun Preacher
 2010 Honeysuckle
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Souleyman Sy Savane | Souléymane Sy Savané

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Speaks five languages: English, French, Spanish, Mandingo & Wolof.

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