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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), Eye in the Sky (2015) and Good Time (2017). See full bio »
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 6 wins & 35 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Captain Phillips
(2013)
Eye in the Sky
Eye in the Sky Jama Farah
(2015)
Good Time
Good Time Dash the Park Security Guard
(2017)
Blade Runner 2049
Blade Runner 2049 Doc Badger
(2017)

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 2018 A Girl from Mogadishu (filming)
Hassan
 2017 Blade Runner 2049
Doc Badger
 2017 Good Time
Dash the Park Security Guard
 2017 Extortion
Miguel Kaba
 2016 The Brothers Grimsby
Tabansi Nyagura
 2015 Eye in the Sky
Jama Farah
 2013 Captain Phillips
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Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Personal Quote:

I just want to keep acting and better my craft and see how far it goes. See more »

Trivia:

Formerly worked with his brother in a mobile phone store and also as DJ. See more »

Trademark:

Skeletal figure and pronounced front teeth

Star Sign:

Aries

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