Barkhad Abdi

Name in Native Language: "برخد عبدي" (Arabic/AR)
Actor / Film Director / Film Producer | * 04/10/1985 (35) | Mogadischu
Barkhad Abdi (Somali: Barkhad Cabdi) (born April 10, 1985) is a Somali-American actor and director. He made his debut in the film Captain Phillips (2013), for which he received a BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role, as well as Academy Award and Golden Globe nominations. More recently, he has played roles such as Abdi in The Pirates of Somalia and Wiraj in The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir. ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Thriller | Action

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Awards & Nominations for Barkhad Abdi

BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actor Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Supporting Actor Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role

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Movies with Barkhad Abdi as Actor(11)

as Hassan2019 A Girl From Mogadishu
as Doc Badger2017 Blade Runner 2049
as Dash the Park Security Guard2017 Good Time
as Miguel Kaba2017 Extortion
as Tabansi Nyagura2016 Grimsby
as Reggie2015 Wolf Who Cried Boy
as Jama Farah2015 Eye in the Sky
as Muse2013 Captain Phillips

TV Shows/Series with Barkhad Abdi as Actor(1)

as Abdi Omar2018 Castle Rock

Born: Wednesday, 04/10 1985 (April) in Mogadishu (current age: 35 years + 52 days)
Zodiac sign: Aries (Chinese zodiac sign: Ox)
Educated at: Minnesota State University Moorhead, Roosevelt High School
Other names for Barkhad Abdi (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Μπαρκάντ Αμπντί"
Barkhad Abdi frequently works together with these people:
Sacha Baron Cohen (4x, Actor)
Phil Volken (4x, Crew)
Benny Safdie (4x, Crew)
Peter Baynham (3x, Crew)
Phil Johnston (3x, Crew)
Mark Kilian (3x, Crew)
Joel Kramer (3x, Crew)
Bryan Buckley (3x, Crew)
Stephen King (2x, Crew)
David Alpay (2x, Actor)
Dustin Thomason (2x, Crew)
Sam Shaw (2x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:61416, Added: 05/21/2018, Last updated: 05/10/2020