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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), Eye in the Sky (2015) 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)
Eye in the Sky
Eye in the Sky Jama Farah
(2015)
Blade Runner 2049
Blade Runner 2049 Doc Badger
(2017)
The Brothers Grimsby
The Brothers Grimsby Tabansi Nyagura
(2016)

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 2018 A Girl from Mogadishu (filming)
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 left Somalia when I was seven years old, but I witnessed a whole year in a war. See more »

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When he was seven years old, his family moved from Somalia to Yemen to escape the civil war. His family moved to Minneapolis, Minnesota when he was age 14. See more »

Trademark:

Skeletal figure and pronounced front teeth

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Aries

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