Barkhad Abdi

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Barkhad Abdi
  • Birth Place: Mogadishu, Somalia
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 04/10/1985, Aries
  • Profession: Actor
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VIDEO: Jimmy Kimmel Turns YouTube Hits Into Star-Studded Movie Trailers

If you wished this year's Oscar nominees suffered from a severe lack of cats and double rainbows, Jimmy Kimmel has you covered. The late-night host gave YouTube videos the big-screen trailer treatment during his post-Oscars special — with the help of a few friends, of course.

Frank Underwood might be great at playing politicians, but Kevin Spacey was board to play the piano in the trailer for Ameowadeus. The actor took on the iconic role of Keyboard Cat in the fake trailer, starring opposite Christoph WaltzBen KingsleyGary Oldman and Mandy Patinkin.

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2014 Oscar Predictions: Who Will Win?

12 Years a Slave or Gravity? Or something else? Oscars' tightest race for the top prize in years will come down to a photo finish Sunday (8:30 p.m. ET / 5:30 p.m. PT, ABC). In the meantime, let's make some predictions. Check out the nominees here, make your picks and compare them to ours below.

American Hustle, Gravity lead Oscar nominations

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Who will win:
12 Years a Slave
This one is coming down to the wire between 12 Years and Gravity, with an outside shot for ...
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BAFTA Awards: Cate Blanchett Dedicates Best Actress Win to Philip Seymour Hoffman

Cate Blanchett continued her awards season dominance at the BAFTA Film Awards in London Sunday night, and dedicated her Best Actress win to her friend and Talented Mr. Ripley co-star Philip Seymour Hoffman.

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How Barkhad Abdi Learned English
BAFTAs: Barkhad Abdi on Captain Philips
Captain Phillips: Video Review
Barkhad Abdi, Part 2

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American Hustle, Gravity Lead Oscar Nominations

American Hustle and Gravity topped Thursday's Academy Award nominations with 10 each, with the former landing nods in all four acting categories.

The films will ...
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Golden Globes: Tina Fey and Amy Poehler's Best Jokes

Memo to the Hollywood Foreign Press Association: Please have Tina Fey and Amy Poehlerhost the Golden Globes forever. (For that matter, the Academy should take note as well.) The former Saturday Night Live colleagues, hosting the Globes for the second year in a row, got the evening off to a rollicking start with an opening monologue that lampooned everyone fromTom Hanks to Julia Louis-Dreyfus, and kept the night on track with a couple of skits and one rock star makeout session.

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