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Zakes Mokae (Zakes Makgona Mokae)

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Biography

Johannesburg, Union of South Africa [now South Africa]
Born in Johannesburg, South Africa,actor Zakes Mokae was trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art and became one of the most distinguished thespians in South Africa for over two decades. Mokae was one of the few actors capable of crossing the divided racial sections, punctuated by his collaborations with white writer Athol Fugard. Together they founded the radical theater group The Rehearsal Room in the 50s that specifically dealt with his country's injustices. In fact, over the years his performances in "The Blood Knot," "Boesman and Lena," "A Lesson from Aloes" and "Master Harold...and the Boys," have been universally applauded. Read more...

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Character: Dr. Benjamin Iwabi

Outbreak 1995

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Character: Dr. Zeko

Vampire in Brooklyn 1995

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Character: Himself - Judge

Miss Universe Pageant 1995

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Character: Ben Mukurob

Dust Devil 1992

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Character: Dr. Charles Reed

The Doctor 1991

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Character: Detective Sawchuck

Body Parts 1991

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Character: Kid Lightning

Parker Kane 1990

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Character: Dr. Banumbra

Gross Anatomy 1989

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Character: Dr. Chad

Dad 1989

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Character: Stanley Makhaya

A Dry White Season 1989

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Character: Dargent Peytraud

The Serpent and the Rainbow 1988

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Character: Father Kani

Cry Freedom 1987

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Character: Sulukim

Krippendorf's Tribe 1998

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Character: Diabria

Teliko 1996

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Character: Tsombe Kuna

Knight Rider 1982

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Character: Marcus Mpepo

A Different World 1987

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Character: Black Man at French Party

Darling 1965

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Character: Joshua Macey

Mogul 1965

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Character: Colonel Okpara

Thirty-Minute Theatre 1965

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Character: Himself - Nominee: Best Featured Actor in a Play

The 47th Annual Tony Awards 1993

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Character: Nguru

Plays of Today 1969

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Character: Himself

Classified X 1998

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Character: Steven Sitole

Dilemma 1962

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