Barkhad Abdi

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Born: 04/10/1985 in Mogadishu, Banaadir, SO

Filmography

Actor (5)

Eye in the Sky 2016 (Movie)

Jama Farah (Actor)

Hawaii Five-O 2015 (Tv Show)

Actor

Jimmy Kimmel Live 2014 (Tv Show)

Actor

Captain Phillips 2013 (Movie)

Muse (Actor)

Conan 2013 (Tv Show)

Actor

Milestones

2013

Starred in "Captain Phillips" opposite Tom Hanks.

Bonus Trivia

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Trained to execute many of the physical requirements of his role in "Captain Phillips," including boat navigation and weapons use.

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Was initially criticized by members of the Somali community for participating in a film that they believed would demonize Somalis, but later received praise from many individuals.

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