Desmond Tutu

Desmond Tutu found incredible success as an accomplished actor, appearing in a variety of films throughout his Hollywood career. He appeared in a number of television specials, including "Land of Fear, Land of Courage" ... Read more »
Born: 10/07/1931 in Klerksdorp, ZA

Filmography

Actor (30)

Fire In The Blood 2013 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

The Women's Concert for Change: Live From London 2012 - 2013 (TV Show)

Presenter

I Am 2011 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

Have You Heard from Johannesburg? 2010 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

Sing Your Song 2010 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

When the Dragon Swallowed the Sun 2009 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

Iconoclasts 2008 (Tv Show)

Actor

I Am Because We Are 2007 (Movie)

(Actor)

Nobelity 2005 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

Bonhoeffer 2003 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

Long Night's Journey Into Day 2000 (Movie)

(Actor)

Apartheid's Last Stand 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Actor

Facing the Truth With Bill Moyers 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Actor

The Long Walk of Nelson Mandela 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Actor

Mandela 1997 (Movie)

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Nelson Mandela: Journey to Freedom 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

Actor

The Great Nobel Debate 1991 - 1992 (TV Show)

Actor

Ulibambe Lingashoni 1991 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

South Africa: Steps Toward Freedom 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Actor

The Koppel Report: News From Earth 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Actor

Witness to Apartheid 1986 - 1987 (TV Show)

Actor

Land of Fear, Land of Courage 1982 - 1983 (TV Show)

Actor

We Shall Overcome (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

Desmond Tutu found incredible success as an accomplished actor, appearing in a variety of films throughout his Hollywood career. He appeared in a number of television specials, including "Land of Fear, Land of Courage" (1982-83), "A Challenge From South Africa: U.S. Churches Respond" (CBS, 1985-86) and "Witness to Apartheid" (PBS, 1986-87). He also appeared in "The Installation of Desmond Tutu as Archbishop of Capetown" (1986-87), "We Shall Overcome" (PBS, 1987-88) and "The Koppel Report: News From Earth" (ABC, 1988-89). He also appeared in the TV special "Washington National Cathedral" (PBS, 1992-93). Following that project, he appeared in "Ulibambe Lingashoni" (1992), "Mandela" (1997) and the documentary "Long Night's Journey Into Day" (2000) with Peter Biehl. He spent the early 2000s and the 2010s tackling film roles in "Fierce Light: When Spirit Meets Action" (2008) with Daryl Hannah, the Madonna documentary "I Am Because We Are" (2008) and the Dalai Lama documentary "When the Dragon Swallowed the Sun" (2010). He also appeared in "Have You Heard from Johannesburg?" (2010). Most recently, Tutu appeared on "Fire In The Blood" (2013) with William Hurt.

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