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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 Oscars (2014) and 20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (2014). See full bio »
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 6 wins & 34 nominations. See more awards »

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 2016/I Extortion (post-production)
Miguel Kaba
 2016 Family Guy (TV Series)
Muse
- Road to India (2016) ... Muse
 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 used to play football all the time. In the U.S., people don't play football, so I had to learn basketball. Looking back, that's what I like about my life - doing new things, having a new perspective. See more »

Trivia:

Was working as a chauffeur when he was cast in Captain Phillips (2013). He had no previous acting experience or any aspirations to become an actor. See more »

Trademark:

Skeletal figure and pronounced front teeth

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Aries

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