Barkhad Abdi

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  • Birth Place: Mogadishu, Somalia
  • Profession: Actor
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Captain Phillips
Captain Phillips is a multi-layered examination of the 2009 hijacking of the U.S. container ship Maersk Alabama by a crew of Somali pirates. Based on (more…)
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02:44 — Jared Leto, Barkhad Abdi and more share their Oscars red carpet excitement with INSIDE EDITION.
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02:12 — On January 5, 1914, Henry Ford made front-page news by sharing profits and doubling the pay of his autoworkers to a previously unheard of $5 a day, bo (more…)
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06:58 — The rookie actor who grew up amid Somalia's civil war earned SAG and Golden Globe nominations for his first film role, as a pirate opposite Tom Hanks (more…)

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Fri Sep 1 8:00pm
Captain Phillips FX

The captain of a U.S. cargo ship surrenders himself to Somali pirates so that his crew will be freed in this docudrama inspired by a real-life hijacking from 2009.

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Fri Sep 1 11:30pm
Captain Phillips FX

The captain of a U.S. cargo ship surrenders himself to Somali pirates so that his crew will be freed in this docudrama inspired by a real-life hijacking from 2009.

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  • Birth Place: Mogadishu, Somalia
  • Profession: Actor