Barkhad Abdi


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Barkhad Abdi was born on April 10, 1985 in Mogadishu, Somalia. He is an actor, known for Captain Phillips (2013), Eye in the Sky (2015) and Good Time (2017). See full bio »

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Captain Phillips
Mon, Aug 15 11:36 PM PDT on STZIB (583)
Good Time
Tue, Aug 16 2:00 AM PDT on SHOWX (554)

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 6 wins & 35 nominations. See more awards »

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Known For

(2013)
Eye in the Sky Jama Farah
(2015)
Good Time Dash the Park Security Guard
(2017)
Blade Runner 2049 Doc Badger
(2017)

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 2022 Agent Game
Omar
 2022 Tyson's Run
Aklilu
 2021-2022 Blade Runner: Black Lotus (TV Series)
Doc Badger
- Time To Die (2022) ... Doc Badger (English version, voice)
- Clair de Lune (2022) ... Doc Badger (English version, voice)
- Pressure (2021) ... Doc Badger (English version, voice)
- The Human Condition (2021) ... Doc Badger (English version, voice)
- All We Are Not (2021) ... Doc Badger (English version, voice)
 2020 Beneath a Sea of Lights
Caweys
 2019 Castle Rock (TV Series)
Abdi Howlwadaag
- Clean (2019) ... Abdi Howlwadaag
- Caveat Emptor (2019) ... Abdi Howlwadaag
- Dirty (2019) ... Abdi Howlwadaag (credit only)
- The Word (2019) ... Abdi Howlwadaag
- The Mother (2019) ... Abdi Howlwadaag
 2019 A Girl from Mogadishu
Hassan
 2017 Blade Runner 2049
Doc Badger
 2017 Good Time
Dash the Park Security Guard
 2017 Extortion
Miguel Kaba
 2017 America; I Too (Short)
Ahmed
 2016 Family Guy (TV Series)
Abduwali Muse
- Road to India (2016) ... Abduwali Muse (voice)
 2016 The Brothers Grimsby
Tabansi Nyagura
 2015 Wolf Who Cried Boy (Short)
Reggie
 2015 Eye in the Sky
Jama Farah
 2015 Hawaii Five-0 (TV Series)
Roko Makoni
- E 'Imi pono (2015) ... Roko Makoni
 2013 Captain Phillips
Muse
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Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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I just want to keep acting and better my craft and see how far it goes. See more »

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Is one of four children. He has two brothers and a sister. He is the second oldest. See more »

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Skeletal figure and pronounced front teeth

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