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Fana Mokoena (born 13 May 1971) is a South African actor and Political Activist. He played Rwandan general Augustin Bizimungu in the 2004 film Hotel Rwanda.[1] He has also played in a number of theatre pieces, his most recent being Nongogo, directed by James Ngcobo. In 2013, Mokoena portrayed United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Thierry Umutoni in World War Z with Brad Pitt, and Govan Mbeki
Govan Mbeki
in Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom with Idris Elba. He is an executive member of the 2nd opposition party in South Africa, the EFF, and a member of Parliament in the National Assembly. He also played as Ekotto in the tv series Wild At Heart about a game park in South Africa, he is a cattle farmer who is in the area of the game reserve names Leopard's Den. He also has a brother named Thapelo Mokoena. Thapelo is also in Wild At Heart. Filmography[edit]

Dangerous Ground (1997) as Youth Generations (1998) (TV series) as Dr. Mandla Sithole Country of My Skull (2004) (uncredited) as Mandla Hotel Rwanda
Rwanda
(2004) as General Bizimungu[2] The LAB
The LAB
(2006) South African TV series as Jaws Bengu Wild at Heart (2008, 2010) (TV series) as Mr Ekotto A Small Town Called Descent (2010) as Captain James Sikobi Machine Gun Preacher
Machine Gun Preacher
(2011) as John Garang Safe House (2012) as Officer in charge World War Z (2013) as Thierry Umutoni[3] Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom (2013) as Govan Mbeki

References[edit]

^ TLHOAELE, BOITUMELO. "Upclose with Fana Mokoena, Brad Pitt's co-star - SundayWorld". www.sundayworld.co.za. Retrieved 2017-09-08.  ^ TLHOAELE, BOITUMELO. "Upclose with Fana Mokoena, Brad Pitt's co-star - SundayWorld". www.sundayworld.co.za. Retrieved 2017-09-08.  ^ http://www.sowetanlive.co.za/entertainment/2013/07/12/fana-mokoena-i-didn-t-even-have-to-audition-for-this?filter=all_comments

External links[edit]

The stuff soaps are made of, Mail & Guardian, 31 May 2002 Fana Mokoena on IMDb TVSA Actor
Actor
Profile

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WorldCat Identities VIAF: 29364913 LCCN: no2008180481 ISNI: 0000 0000 5110 6121

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Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actor
Actor
in a Supporting Role

2005-2014

Sam Dede (2005) Justus Esiri (2006) Bruno Iwuoha (2007) Emeka Ossai (2008) Joel Okuyo Atiku
Joel Okuyo Atiku
(2009) Adjetey Anang (2010) Hoji Fortuna (2011) Fana Mokoena (2012) Gabriel Afolayan
Gabriel Afolayan
(2013) Thapelo Mofekeng (2014) Samson Tadese (2015) Abidine Dioari (2016)

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