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Simon Sabela (1931–1994)

Simon Sabela was born on March 10, 1931 in Durban, South Africa. He was an actor and director, known for Zulu (1964), Zulu Dawn (1979) and Der Rivonia-Prozess (1966). He died in 1994. See full bio »

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(age 62)

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Known For

Zulu Dance Leader
(1964)
Zulu Dawn Cetshwayo
(1979)
Der Rivonia-Prozess Nelson Mandela
(1966)
Sanders Bosambo
(1963)

Filmography

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 1993 African Skies (TV Series)
Richter
- Smoke (1993) ... Richter
 1992 Negerküsse (TV Movie)
Präsident Osambo
 1991/II The Gift
Nduku
 1990 Return to Justice
Jinks
 1989 The Gods Must Be Crazy II
General
 1989 Killer Instinct
General Qwabe
 1988 The Last Samurai
Commander
 1988 The Shadowed Mind
The General
 1988 Mapantsula
Mr. M
 1988 Skeleton Coast
Sekassi
 1987 Scavengers
Terrorist Leader
 1986 Shaka Zulu (TV Mini-Series)
Dingiswayo
- Episode #1.5 (1986) ... Dingiswayo
- Episode #1.4 (1986) ... Dingiswayo
- Episode #1.3 (1986) ... Dingiswayo
- Episode #1.2 (1986) ... Dingiswayo
- Part I (1986) ... Dingiswayo
 1986 Strike Force
Jackson Celle
 1985 The Lion's Share
Capt. Saba
 1983 Auf Achse (TV Series)
Leutnant
- Die Schlangengrube (1983) ... Leutnant
 1982 Westgate II (TV Series)
Nelson Chingwe (1982)
 1979 Game for Vultures
Nyemba - Zimbabwe Office
 1979 Zulu Dawn
Cetshwayo
 1977 Inyakanyaka
Mr. Sabela, editor (uncredited)
 1977 Target of an Assassin
President Lunda
 1976 Shout at the Devil
1st Village Chief
 1975 U'Deliwe (as Simon Mabunu Sabela)
 1975 Forever Young, Forever Free
Rakwaba the Witchdoctor
 1974 Ikati Elimnyama
Lefty Ndaba
 1974 Härte 10 (TV Mini-Series)
Mr. Mogpu
- Sir Harold (1974) ... Mr. Mogpu
 1974 Gold
Big King (John Nkulu)
 1973 Met Moed, Durf en Bloed
Price's helper
 1972 Rogue Lion
Witchdoctor
 1971 Pressure Burst
Mabalang
 1970 Satan's Harvest
Foreman
 1969 Knock-Out
 1969 Strangers at Sunrise
Oubooi
 1969 Katrina
Rev. Makele
 1966 Der Rivonia-Prozess
Nelson Mandela
 1965 Diamanten sind gefährlich (TV Mini-Series)
Scarface
- Erster Teil (1965) ... Scarface (uncredited)
 1965 Diamond Walkers
Lobata (Ngela)
 1965 Tokoloshe
 1964 Seven Against the Sun
Tribesman (uncredited)
 1964 Zulu
Dance Leader
 1963 Sanders
Bosambo
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Simon 'Mabunu' Sabela | Simon Mabunu Sabela
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Trivia:

First black South African film director.

Star Sign:

Pisces

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