Souleymane Sy Savane


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Souléymane Sy Savané was born in Cote d'Ivoire, West Africa and grew up in the art district called cité des arts, where he was inspired by internationally-known artists from all walks of entertainment. He caught the "America bug" as a kid when his father took him to an American exposition. There he was blown away by the Luna car and a chemist ... See full bio »

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Known For

(2008)
Good Time African Cab Driver
(2017)
Luce West African Man
(2019)

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 2022 Paris is in Harlem
Serenity
 2021 Our Father, the Devil
Father Patrick
 2021 Run the World (TV Series)
Moussa
- I Love Harlem (2021) ... Moussa (as Souléymane Sy Savané)
 2021/III Home (Short)
Paul Akuna
 2020 Farewell Amor
Pastor Ogunbemi
 2019 Killerman
Bokassa
 2019 Brooklyn Park (Short)
Absame
 2019 No Traveler Returns (Short)
Ismael
 2019/I Luce
West African Man
 2019 Suicide by Sunlight (Short)
Pastor
 2018 Jonathan
Sembene
 2017 I Love You, Daddy
St. Martin Cab Driver (uncredited)
 2017 Good Time
African Cab Driver (as Souleyman Sy Savane)
 2017 Master of None (TV Series)
Jameson
- New York, I Love You (2017) ... Jameson
 2017/I The Price
Akin Ogunde
 2017 The Detour (TV Series)
African Man
- The Court (2017) ... African Man (uncredited)
- The City (2017) ... African Man
 2016/III Displaced (Short)
Professor Fadiga
 2016 Madam Secretary (TV Series)
Agent Antoine De Sevres
- The Dissent Memo (2016) ... Agent Antoine De Sevres (as Souléymane Sy Savané)
 2016/II Barry
Fred
 2016/III The Healer (Short)
Jacob
 2015 Forever (TV Series)
Obi
- Dead Men Tell Long Tales (2015) ... Obi
 2012/II Papa (Short)
Papa
 2012 Keep the Lights On
Alassane (as Souléymane Sy Savané)
 2011 Machine Gun Preacher
Deng
 2010 Honeysuckle
Benny
 2010 Damages (TV Series)
Ibrahim Nwosu
- The Dog Is Happier Without Her (2010) ... Ibrahim Nwosu
- Your Secrets Are Safe (2010) ... Ibrahim Nwosu (uncredited)
 2008 Goodbye Solo
Solo
 2007 The Day of My Wedding (Short)
Tim
 2007 Ya Ma'Afrika (TV Series)
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