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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 The 86th Academy Awards (2014), Captain Phillips (2013) and The 20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (2014). See full bio »
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 9 wins & 23 nominations. See more awards »

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5' 10" (1.78 m)
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I don't see myself only as a Somali character. I think of myself as an actor, and if the job fits me and I like the story, I will go for it. See more »

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His father is a teacher. See more »

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Skeletal figure and pronounced front teeth

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He was paid 65,000 $ for his role in capatin phillips ............ jimmypage195
Must use next pay cheque to fix teeth wura_enyaz
BARKHAD ABDI + American RACISM rs203618
Wow! What a performance in Captain Phillips! dlkbc1
Oscar Nomination! Congratulations! mitch247709
UNBELIEVABLE TALENT! grimmjowclimza
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