Barkhad Abdi

Highest Rated: 95% Eye In The Sky (2016)
Birthday: Not Available
Birthplace: Not Available
Family fled war-torn Somalia when he was 7; spent the next seven years in Yemen before moving to Minneapolis at age 14. Worked as a disc jockey and a limo driver. Had never acted before when he answered a local casting call for Captain Phillips (2013). Didn't meet his Captain Phillips co-star Tom Hanks until they filmed the scene where their characters met. Was named an ambassador for Adeso, a humanitarian organization in Africa, in 2013.

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Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

CREDIT
67% The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir Actor 2018
67% The Pirates of Somalia Abdi 2017
91% Good Time Dash $2M 2017
95% Eye In The Sky Jama Farah $16.7M 2016
38% The Brothers Grimsby Tabansi Nyagura 2016
93% Captain Phillips Muse $107.2M 2013
No Score Yet Extortion Miguel Kaba 1988

TV

CREDIT
No Score Yet Conan
2010
Guest
  • 2017
  • 2013
No Score Yet Hawaii Five-0
2010
Warlord Roko Contee
  • 2015
No Score Yet Jimmy Kimmel Live
2003
Guest
  • 2014
No Score Yet Sunday Morning
2011-2018
Appearing
  • 2014

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