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Barkhad Abdi


Barkhad Abdi was born on April 10, 1985 in Mogadishu, Somalia as Barkhad Abdinasir Abdi. He is an actor, known for Captain Phillips (2013), The 86th Annual Academy Awards (2014) and Blade Runner 2049 (2017). See full bio »
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 6 wins & 35 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Captain Phillips
(2013)
The 86th Annual Academy Awards
The 86th Annual Academy Awards Himself - Nominee: Best Actor in a Supporting Role
(2014)
Blade Runner 2049
Blade Runner 2049 Doc Badger
(2017)
Extortion
Extortion Miguel Kaba
(2017)

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 2017 Blade Runner 2049
Doc Badger
 2017 Extortion
Miguel Kaba
 2017 Dabka
Abdi
 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 Hawaii Five-0 (TV Series)
Roko Makoni
- E 'Imi pono (2015) ... Roko Makoni
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Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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It is weird. A lot of people try to ask me political questions. I'm not a politician. See more »

Trivia:

Was working as a chauffeur when he was cast in Captain Phillips (2013). He had no previous acting experience or any aspirations to become an actor. See more »

Trademark:

Skeletal figure and pronounced front teeth

Star Sign:

Aries

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