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Barkhad Abdi


Barkhad Abdi was born on April 10, 1985 in Mogadishu, Somalia as Barkhad Abdinasir Abdi. He is an actor, known for Captain Phillips (2013), The 86th Annual Academy Awards (2014) and Eye in the Sky (2015). See full bio »
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 6 wins & 35 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Captain Phillips
(2013)
The 86th Annual Academy Awards
The 86th Annual Academy Awards Himself - Nominee: Best Actor in a Supporting Role
(2014)
Eye in the Sky
Eye in the Sky Jama Farah
(2015)
20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards
(2014)

Filmography

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 2017 Dabka (completed)
Abdi
 2017 Extortion (completed)
Miguel Kaba
 2016 Family Guy (TV Series)
Abduwali Muse
- Road to India (2016) ... Abduwali Muse (voice)
 2016 The Brothers Grimsby
Tabansi Nyagura
 2015 Wolf Who Cried Boy (Short)
Reggie
 2015 Hawaii Five-0 (TV Series)
Roko Makoni
- E 'Imi pono (2015) ... Roko Makoni
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Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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I was lucky enough to have parents that took me out from country to country and go to school and learn how to be a better person. See more »

Trivia:

His father is a teacher. See more »

Trademark:

Skeletal figure and pronounced front teeth

Star Sign:

Aries

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