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Born in Côte d'Ivoire, West Africa, Souléymane Sy Savané worked as a flight attendant for Air Afrique before moving to New York in 2000.

In 2006 he begins studying acting, and in 2007 he is cast as 'Solo' in Ramin Bahrani's critically acclaimed 'Goodbye Solo,' for which he is nominated for an Independent Spirit Award for Best Male Lead, and a Gotham Independent Film Award for Breakthrough Actor.

In 2009, he does his first stage role in the American premiere of Ian Bruce's South African political crime drama Groundswell, directed by Tony Award Winner Scott Eliott, of The New Group Theater.

In 2011, Souléymane co-stars alongside Gerard Butler in the film 'Machine Gun Preacher,' directed by Oscar Winner Marc Forster.

You can also see him in numerous television roles.

Souléymane speaks English, French, Mandingo & Wolof

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Speaks four languages: English, French, Mandingo & Wolof.

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