Sotigui Kouyaté (1936–2010)


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Sotigui Kouyaté was born on July 19, 1936 in Bamako, Mali. He was an actor and composer, known for Little Senegal (2000), Dirty Pretty Things (2002) and London River (2009). He was married to Ester Marty. He died on April 17, 2010 in Paris, France. See full bio »

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(age 73) in Paris, France

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Known For

Little Senegal Alloune
(2000)
(2002)
London River Ousmane
(2009)
The Truth About Charlie Dealer 'Prophète'
(2002)

Filmography

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 2009 Errance (Short)
 2009 London River
Ousmane
 2007 Faro: Goddess of the Waters
Dorfchef
 2005 The Ring Finger
Le cireur de chaussures
 2005 Housewarming
Songoo
 2003 Gate to Heaven
Togo
 2002 Jim, la nuit (TV Movie)
Le grand-père
 2002 The Truth About Charlie
Dealer 'Prophète'
 2002 Dirty Pretty Things
Shinti
 2000 Little Senegal
Alloune
 1999 Chère Marianne (TV Series)
Julius
- Cellule familiale (1999) ... Julius
 1999 A Civilized People
Ousmane
 1999 Genesis
Jacob
 1997 P.J. (TV Series)
Anatole
- Cambriolage (1997) ... Anatole (as Sotigui Kouyate)
- Racket (1997) ... Anatole (as Sotigui Kouyate)
 1997 Mira la magnifique (TV Movie)
N'Golok
 1997 Highlander (TV Series)
Hijad
- Comes a Horseman (1997) ... Hijad
 1997 Saraka bô
Cissé
 1996 Le dur métier de policier (Short)
Alan
 1996 Rainbow for Rimbaud
Le Marabout
 1996 Le juge est une femme (TV Series)
Alassante
- L'enfant de l'absente (1996) ... Alassante
 1995 Après la pluie (Short)
 1995 Keita! L'héritage du griot
Djeliba Kouyate
 1995 Bad Boy
Tewfik
 1995 À cran
Le pompiste
 1993 Rupture(s)
 1993 Lost in Transit
Knak
 1990 Cantara (TV Mini-Series)
Khotar
 1990 Mamy Wata
 1990 The Sheltering Sky
Abdelkader (as Sotigui Kouyate)
 1990 L'africana
Schwarzer im Bistro (as Sottigui Kouyaté)
 1990 Le Lyonnais (TV Series)
N'Domba
- Taggers (1990) ... N'Domba
 1990 The Mahabharata (TV Mini-Series)
Bhisma
- War (1990) ... Bhisma
- Game of Dice (1990) ... Bhisma
- Exile in the Forest (1990) ... Bhisma
 1989 Boulevards d'Afrique
Prospective Bridegroom
 1988 Eden miseria
Samst
 1988 Ya bon les blancs
Le chef de tribu
 1987 Qui c'est ce garçon? (TV Mini-Series)
Le vieil Arabe
- Le grand mariage (1987) ... Le vieil Arabe
- Les amours de Justine (1987) ... Le vieil Arabe
 1987 Les cinq dernières minutes (TV Series)
Djoulai
- Mécomptes d'auteurs (1987) ... Djoulai (as Kouyaté Sotigui)
 1986 La princesse Yennega (Short) (voice, as Sotigui Kouyate)
 1986 Descent Into Hell (as Sotigui Kouyate)
 1986 Black Mic Mac
Le Marabout
 1986 The Doctor from Gafire
Mafé
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Other Works:

He acted in Can Themba's play, "Le Costume," in a Theatre Des Bouffes Du Nord Production at the Young Vic Theatre in London, England with Cyril Guei, Hubert Kounde and Tanya Moodie in the cast. Peter Brook was director.


Alternate Names:

Sotigui Kouyate | Sotiguy Kouyate | Sottigui Kouyaté | Kouyaté Sotigui

Height:

6' 2¾" (1.9 m)
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Has staged numerous plays in Europe and Africa, many of which he has adapted or written himself, and is the founder of the Mandeka Theatre in Bamako. See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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