Death Place Matching "Dakar, Senegal" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)

18 names.

1. Ousmane Sembene

Director | Moolaadé

The first film director from an African country to achieve international recognition, Ousmane Sembene remains the major figure in the rise of an independent post-colonial African cinema. Sembene's roots were not, as might be expected, in the educated élite. After working as a mechanic and ...

2. James Campbell

Composer | Les liaisons dangereuses

James Campbell was born in 1932 in Dakar, Senegal. He was an actor and composer, known for Les liaisons dangereuses (1959), La grande bouffe (1973) and Playtime (1967). He died on April 7, 2010 in Dakar.

3. Robert Fontaine

Actor | Emitaï

Robert Fontaine was born on June 6, 1924 in Saigon, Vietnam. He was an actor, known for Emitaï (1971), Profession: Aventuriers (1973) and Black Girl (1966). He was married to Anne-Marie Jelinek. He died on April 20, 1973 in Dakar, Senegal.

4. Jean-Pierre Beltoise

Transportation Department | Grand Prix

Beltoise started out his racing career as a French motorcycle champion, winning 11 titles in only five years, before moving to race cars. He started his Formula 1 (F1) racing career in 1966, but didn't go into F1 full-time until 1968. Beltoise raced without much success until his well-earned and ...

5. Thierno Faty Sow

Director | Camp de Thiaroye

Thierno Faty Sow was born on December 23, 1941 in Thiès, Senegal. He was a director and writer, known for Camp de Thiaroye (1988), Guereo, village de Djibril N'Diaye (1970) and L'option (1974). He died on November 6, 2009 in Dakar, Senegal.

6. Lucien Jeunesse

Actor | Madame et son flirt

Lucien Jeunesse was born on August 24, 1918 in Alfortville, Val-de-Marne, France as Lucien Jennes. He was an actor, known for Madame et son flirt (1946), Chaussette surprise (1978) and Bonjour Paris (1953). He was married to Odile Le Corneur and Évelyne Thoreau. He died on May 4, 2008 in Dakar, ...

8. Cheikh Anta Diop

Self | For The People

Cheikh Anta Diop was born on December 29, 1923 in Diourbel, Senegal. He died on February 7, 1986 in Dakar, Senegal.

9. Ousmane Sow

Self | Thé ou café

Ousmane Sow was born on October 10, 1935 in Dakar, Senegal. He died on December 1, 2016 in Dakar.

10. Doudou N'Diaye Rose

The Last Temptation of Christ

Doudou N'Diaye Rose was born on July 28, 1930 in Dakar, Senegal, French West Africa as Mamadou N'diaye. He died on August 19, 2015 in Dakar, Senegal.

12. Carole Fredericks

Actress | Pirates

Carole Fredericks was born on June 5, 1952 in Springfield, Massachusetts, USA. She is known for her work on Pirates (1986), Roselyne et les lions (1989) and Je vous aime (1980). She died on June 7, 2001 in Dakar, Senegal.

13. Maadu Diabaté

Composer | L'extraordinaire destin de Madame Brouette

Maadu Diabaté was a composer and actor, known for L'extraordinaire destin de Madame Brouette (2002), Le déchaussé (2003) and Twist à Popenguine (1994). He died on July 2, 2012 in Grand Yoff, Dakar, Senegal.

15. Jacqueline Scott-Lemoine

Actress | Amok

Jacqueline Scott-Lemoine was born on October 28, 1923 in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. She was an actress, known for Amok (1983). She died on July 9, 2011 in Dakar, Senegal.

16. Boubacar Joseph Ndiaye

Self | The Healing Passage: Voices from the Water

Boubacar Joseph Ndiaye was born on October 15, 1922 in Rufisque, French West Africa. He died on February 6, 2009 in Dakar, Senegal.

17. Omar Seck

Actor | TGV

Omar Seck was born on January 20, 1946 in Dakar, Senegal. He was an actor, known for TGV (1998), Jom (1982) and Guelwaar (1992). He died on March 24, 2010 in Dakar.

18. Joe Ouakam

Self | Mille soleils

Joe Ouakam was born on December 31, 1945 in Dakar, Senegal, French West Africa as Issa Samb. He died on April 25, 2017 in Dakar, Senegal.

18 names.