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Eugene Khumbanyiwa


Eugene Wanangwa Khumbanyiwa is a Malawian, South Africa- based stage, television, film and voice actor, popularly known for playing the role of Obesandjo in the 2009 Oscar- nominated sci-fi hit 'District 9.' Khumbanyiwa was born at Cobbe Barracks Hospital in Zomba, Malawi's former capital. He has four siblings. His father is Major Stewart ... See full bio »
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Known For

District 9
District 9 Obesandjo
(2009)
Chappie
Chappie King
(2015)
Rakka
Rakka Amir
(2017)

Filmography

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 2017 The Looming Tower (TV Series) (pre-production)
Trenton Okuru
- #1.1 (2017) ... Trenton Okuru
- Episode #1.2 ... Trenton Okuru
 2018 Beautifully Broken
Augustine
 2017 Rakka (Short)
Amir
 2017 The Roar
Poacher
 2016 Damilola, Our Loved Boy (TV Movie)
Pastor Peter
 2015 Chappie
King
 2014 Seal Team Eight: Behind Enemy Lines (Video)
Arms cache manager
 2013 Death Race: Inferno (Video)
Nero
 2011 Paradise Stop
Malawian trucker
 2008 Gangster's Paradise: Jerusalema
Drug dealer

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Besides English, he speaks Chewa, also known as Nyanja, and some Swahili, both languages are of the Bantu language family. These languages can be heard in movies like "District 9 (2009)" and "Death Race: Inferno(2012)" as part of his character's dialogue. See more »

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