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Cheikh Ndiaye

Cheikh Ndiaye is an actor and writer, known for L'appel des arènes (2005), Biutiful (2010) and Nestor Burma (1991). See full bio »

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Known For

Biutiful Ekweme
Nestor Burma Actor
Avant l'envol Writer


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 2015 Les chevaliers blancs
Chef Souleiman
 2011 I am Lobsang (Video short)
Lobsang's Friend
 2010 Alakrana (TV Mini-Series)
Soldado 1
- Episode #1.2 (2010) ... Soldado 1 (as Cheik Ndiaye)
- Episode #1.1 (2010) ... Soldado 1 (as Cheik Ndiaye)
 2010 Biutiful
 2006 Sleeper Cell (TV Series)
Sudanese Guard #2
- Al-Baqara (2006) ... Sudanese Guard #2
 1998 Nestor Burma (TV Series)
- Burma et la belle de Paris (1998) ... (as Cheikhna N'Diaye)
 1996 Les frères Gravet
Le serveur
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 2017 Avant l'envol (Documentary short)
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 2011 I am Lobsang (Video short) (producer)
 2005 L'appel des arènes (producer)
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 2008 Ubu buur (Documentary)
Palcontent (as Cheikh N'Diaye)

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Alternate Names:

Cheikhna N'Diaye | Cheikh N'Diaye | Cheik Ndiaye

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Like the character he played in Biutiful (2010), Cheikh is from Senegal and was a real-life street vendor in Barcelona. Director González Iñárritu, Alejandro took Bardem, Javier to visit Cheikh in the apartment where he was living as a squatter.

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