Barkhad Abdi

Barkhad Abdi

Highest Rated: 100% Watu Wote (All of Us) (2017)

Lowest Rated: 38% The Brothers Grimsby (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
59% The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir Actor 2019
No Score Yet A Girl from Mogadishu Actor 2019
No Score Yet 2018 Oscar Nominated Short Films, Live Action with Select Animation Actor 2018
67% The Pirates of Somalia Abdi 2017
91% Good Time Dash $2M 2017
100% Watu Wote (All of Us) Abdirashid Adan 2017
100% A Stray Adan 2016
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
87% Castle Rock
2018-2019
2019
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

QUOTES FROM Barkhad Abdi CHARACTERS

Muse says: Hey. No Al-Qaeda here. Just business. We want money.

Muse says: Bilal, you idiot!

Muse says: Did you shoot my friends?

Muse says: You shoot my friends?

USS Bainbridge VBSS Officer says: Captain Phillips is safe and your friends are dead.

USS Bainbridge VBSS Officer says: Uh, Captain Phillips is free, all of your friends are dead.

Muse says: Maybe in America, Irish. Maybe in America.

Muse says: Everything going to be okay

Muse says: Everything going to be okay.

Muse says: I come too far Irish, I'll not give up

Muse says: I come too far, Irish. I'll not give up.

Muse says: I love America

Muse says: I love America.

Muse says: i'm skinny but I'm not a coward

Muse says: I'm skinny, but I'm not a coward.

Muse says: "Relax, everything going to be okay. Look at me."

Muse says: Relax, everything going to be okay. Look at me.

Captain Richard Phillips says: "Sure"

Captain Richard Phillips says: Sure.

Muse says: "Look at me"

Muse says: Look at me.

Muse says: "I'm the captain now."

Muse says: I'm the captain now.

Muse says: Look at me...

Captain Richard Phillips says: Sure.

Muse says: Look at me!

Captain Richard Phillips says: Sure!

Muse says: I am the Captain now.