Barkhad Abdi - Rotten Tomatoes

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

RATING TITLE CREDIT BOX OFFICE YEAR
57% 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
92% Good Time
  • Dash
$2M 2017
No Score Yet Men in the Arena
  • Actor
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

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
88% Castle Rock
2018-2019
  • Abdi Howlwadaag
  • 2019
No Score Yet Conan
2010
  • Guest
  • 2017
  • 2013
No Score Yet Hawaii Five-0
2010
  • Warlord Roko Contee
  • 2015
No Score Yet Sunday Morning
2011-2018
  • Appearing
  • 2014
No Score Yet Jimmy Kimmel Live
2003
  • Guest
  • 2014
  • 2012

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