Eugene Khumbanyiwa


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Eugene Khumbanyiwa is a Malawian, South Africa- based stage, television, film and voice actor, popularly known for playing the role of 'Obesandjo' in the 2009 Oscar- nominated sci-fi hit 'District 9.' Khumbanyiwa was born at Cobbe Barracks Hospital in Zomba, Malawi's former capital. His father is Major Stewart Khumbanyiwa, a retired soldier, and ... See full bio »

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District 9 Obesandjo
(2009)
Chappie King
(2015)
The Looming Tower Trenton Okuru
(2018)

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  Shaidan (pre-production)
Sambasi
 2018 Beautifully Broken
Augustine
 2018/I Lockdown (TV Series)
Jones (2017)
 2018/I The Roar
Poacher
 2018 The Looming Tower (TV Mini-Series)
Trenton Okuru
- Losing My Religion (2018) ... Trenton Okuru
- Now it Begins... (2018) ... Trenton Okuru
 2017 Rakka (Short)
Amir
 2017 Harry's Game
Moggomo
 2016 90 Plein Street (TV Series)
Kenyan Ambassador
- Episode #5.2 (2016) ... Kenyan Ambassador
- Episode #5.1 (2016) ... Kenyan Ambassador
 2016 Damilola, Our Loved Boy (TV Movie)
Pastor Peter
 2015 Getroud met rugby (TV Series)
Troy
- Episode #5.11 (2015) ... Troy
 2015 Chappie
King
 2014 Muvhango (TV Series)
Kanu Nkosi
- Episode dated 22 August 2014 (2014) ... Kanu Nkosi
 2014 Seal Team Eight: Behind Enemy Lines (Video)
Arms Cache Manager
 2013 The Algiers Murders
Ferdinard
 2013 Death Race: Inferno (Video)
Nero
 2011-2012 Rhythm City (TV Series)
Carlos
- Episode dated 7 March 2012 (2012) ... Carlos
- Episode dated 5 March 2012 (2012) ... Carlos
- Episode #1.1215 (2012) ... Carlos
- Episode #1.1093 (2011) ... Carlos
- Episode #1.1068 (2011) ... Carlos
 2011 Laugh Out Loud (TV Series)
Prince (2011)
 2011 Paradise Stop
Malawian trucker
 2010 4Play: Sex Tips for Girls (TV Series)
Moeke
- Guilty as Charged (2010) ... Moeke
 2009 District 9
Obesandjo
 2009 7de Laan (TV Series)
Derin
- Episode #1.970 (2009) ... Derin
- Episode #1.969 (2009) ... Derin
- Episode #1.963 (2009) ... Derin
- Episode #1.959 (2009) ... Derin
 2008 Gangster's Paradise: Jerusalema
Drug dealer
 2006 Scandal! (TV Series)
Motor Examiner
- Episode #1.410 (2006) ... Motor Examiner
- Episode #1.405 (2006) ... Motor Examiner
 2004 Hotel Rwanda
Hotel Staff (uncredited)

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Besides English, he speaks Chewa, also known as Nyanja, and some Swahili, both languages are of the Bantu language family. These languages can be heard in movies like "District 9 (2009)" and "Death Race: Inferno(2012)" as part of his character's dialogue. See more »

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Gino

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