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Atandwa Kani

Atandwa Kani is a Naledi Award winning South African film and theatre actor. He is the son of celebrated South African actor and Tony Award winner John Kani. He made his international stage debut in The Tempest at the Royal Shakespeare Company where he played Ariel alongside his father (Caliban) and Sir Anthony Sher (Prospero). In 2009 he made his... See full bio »

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Black Panther Young T'Chaka
Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom Nelson Mandela 16-23
Life Is Wild Tumelo


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 2019 Nowhere (Short)
 2018 Black Panther
Young T'Chaka
 2017 LOVE by CHANCE
 2016/II The Suit (Short)
 2015 The Book of Negroes (TV Mini-Series)
New York Jail Guard
- Episode #1.4 (2015) ... New York Jail Guard
 2014 Kowethu (TV Series)
 2013 Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom
Nelson Mandela 16-23
 2010-2012 Wild at Heart (TV Series)
- Episode #7.7 (2012) ... Thabo
- Episode #7.6 (2012) ... Thabo
- Episode #7.5 (2012) ... Thabo
- Episode #7.4 (2012) ... Thabo
- Episode #7.3 (2012) ... Thabo
 2011 Leonardo (TV Series)
- Servant of Florence (2011) ... Giovanni
 2007-2008 Life Is Wild (TV Series)
- Home (2008) ... Tumelo
- P.O.C. (2008) ... Tumelo
- Love Life (2008) ... Tumelo
- Rescue Me (2008) ... Tumelo
- Heritage Day (2007) ... Tumelo

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6' 2" (1.88 m)

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He is the son of Tony Award winner John Kani.


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