Barkhad Abdi

Full Name: Barkhad Abdi
Country of Birth: Somalia
Gender: Male
Date of Birth: 
Industry: Film, TV and Theater
Speciality: Actor/Actress
Barkhad Abdi is a Somali American actor. He made his debut in the 2013 film “Captain Phillips”, for which he received various film award nominations, including Best Actor in a Supporting Role at the Academy Awards, Golden Globes and BAFTA (British Academy of Film and Television Arts), the latter of which he went on to win. Abdi was born in 1985 in Mogadishu, situated in the southern Banaadir region of Somalia. Around the age of six or seven, when the civil war broke out, he and his family moved to Yemen