Hakeem Kae-Kazim Biography, Wiki, Age, Net worth, Movies, other Fact

hakeem Kae-Kazim

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Biography

Hakeem Kae-Kazim is prolific British-Nigerian actor popular for the role of Georges Rutaganda in Hotel Rwanda (2004) a film directed by Terry George, and The Fourth Kind (2009). He was born in Lagos Nigeria on 1st of  October 1962.

hakeem Kae-Kazim

An account on his Wikipedia profile disclosed that he spent his childhood in Nigeria before he relocated to London with his family.

He has had an undying passion for acting since when he was young, and he has been taking on minor roles in drama since when he was in school.

He followed on his passion and got into Bristol Old Vic Theatre School,  to learn professional acting and filming business, at graduation in 1987 he got an opportunity to further his training with The Royal Shakespeare Company.

He started his professional acting career as far back as 1987 when he was featured in his debut movie Coming to America the same year. This landed him a lot of recognition and soon enough he was recognized as one of the biggest black actors in the world at that time.

He came into the spotlight after starring in the Starz television series Black Sails.  Another well-received performance from Hakeem is his portrayal as Colonel Ike Dubaku in the Fox TV series 24.

He met Donald Cheadle on the Set of Hotel Rwanda, He opened up his mind that he would love to be in America sone day and, generously,  Cheadle handed out his phone number tp Kae-Kazim and in 12 months he landed in  Los Angeles, and he was skeptical about putting the call through to him. He eventually decided to call him and asked that they meet for a Coffee.

The coffee invite was declined due to his hurting feet at that time, but he later got an invite to come to Cheadle’s house.

“It was lovely. I didn’t know him as a person, but he was gracious enough to invite me to his house to talk to me about what it was going to be for me as a black man coming into America. He even saw my showreel which must have been so painful. He was deeply gracious.”

It is quite possible that Cheadle can hardly remember this particular story, but for Hakeem, It is a memory that cannot fade away.  Working with A-list actors can be very terrifying but Cheadle was very welcoming and accommodating and he had a nice time working with him.

Sam Adegoke another Nigerian played son to him on ‘Dynasty’ as Jeff Colby, both were seen bringing some of the Nigerian roots into the scenes as allowed by the movie writer and it will interest you to see these two Nigerian actors bring Yoruba Live on National TV in America.

More things you didn’t know about Hakeem Kae-Kazim

  • His big break came about when he acted the movie Hotel Rwanda
  • He came back to Lagos, in 2018 to work on a DSTV comedy Series
  • He is looking it at returning to Nollywood to see how he can grow the Industry
  • He is 57 years old in 2019, he was born in October 1, 1962.
  • He has had associated acts with other prolific Hollywood movie stars such as Ryan Reynolds, Johnny Depp, Hugh Jackman and Donald Cheadle.
  • .Hakeem likes to be original, he loved to play his Nigerian roots and let the world know where is from which is Nigeria, and trust me, anytime he does that, like speak Yoruba on the show, the scene usually went viral. He is one of the African actors who has to an extent, successfully introduced Yoruba culture into a wider frontal.
  • One of his passion is telling African Stories from typical African perspectives and you can see that written plainly all over him.
  • He thinks Nollywood needs more movies like that of  Akin Omotoso’s “Man on Ground” and “God is African,” saying they are s are perfect examples of African stories told in a brilliant way.
  • He is a huge fan of Kunle Afolayan’s October 1, Figurine, Phone Swap, The Bridge. He is not a stranger to Nollywood scenes, he has featured in a couple of Nigerian films such as “Last Flight to Abuja” and “Black November,”
  • He got an appointment as the global ambassador for Africa 2.0, a civil society organization helping established and emerging African leaders to further propagate the transformation of Africa.
  • If you have seen or played some of this most popular video games: Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, Final Fantasy XIV, Halo 3 ODST, Halo: Reach, Guild Wars, Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End, he is the Voice actor for such video games and a couple of others listed below the fold.
  • He starred in ”Inale”; Nigeria’s first musical film that went on to earn the Best Sound Track award at The African Academy Awards in Nigeria.
  • In an interview, when asked about his most embarrassing moments was as a celebrity; he disclosed that it was on a train when a lady saw him and started yelling excitedly his name and almost all movies he’s starred in.
  • He starred in Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End as a Captain Jocard.
  • He became very popular both locally and internationally after his role as Georges Rutaganda in the hugely successful Oscar-nominated film, Hotel Rwanda.
  • He is a graduate of Bristol Old Vic Theatre School in 1987
  • Hakeem Kae-kazim’s Net worth stands at $10, 000, 000 in 2019
  • Kae-Kazim currently resides in Los Angeles with his family.
  • His wife is Bronwyn Kae-Kazim, and they have had three children together.
  • His Instagram page has attracted close to 14,000 followers
  • He was a brand ambassador for Etisalat Nigeria

Social Media Contacts

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/hakeemkaekazim/
Facebook: https://m.facebook.com/HakeemKaeKazimofficial/
Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/hakeemkaekazim

Name Hakeem Kae-Kazim
BirthPlace Lagos, Nigeria
Birthday1 October 1962
Age56 Years
ProfessionBritish Nigeria Actor
Net Worth$10,000,000

 

Year 2006Title The Librarian
1999After the Rain
1999The Secret Laughter of Women
2002Global Effect
2003God Is African
2004Critical Assignment
2004Coming to South Africa
2004Hotel Rwanda
2005Coming to South Africa 2
2005Slipstream
2005Out on a Limb
2005Othello: A South African Tale
2006The Front Line
2007Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End
2007Big Fellas
2007Othello
2007The Jinn
2008Tony 5
2009X-Men Origins: Wolverine
2009The One Last Time (short)
2009Hurricane in the Rose Garden
2009The Fourth Kind
2009Darfur
2010Inale
2010Faith and Dreams (short)
2011CIS: Las Gidi
2011Black Gold
2011Man on Ground
2011Inside Story
2012Black November
2012Last Flight to Abuja
2012The American Failure (short)
2013Half of a Yellow Sun
2015The Boy (short)
2015Dias Santana (completed)
2015Daylight’s End (post-production)
2015Chasing the Rain (post-production)
2015Yefon (pre-production)

Television

YearTitle
1987The District Nurse
1988The Bill
1989Saracen
1991Screen One
1992Double Vision (TV Movie)
1993Runaway Bay
1994Love Hurts
1994Grange Hill
1995Hidden Empire: A Son of Africa (TV Movie)
1996Ellington
1996Testament: The Bible in Animation
1997Trial & Retribution
1997The Adventures of Sinbad
2000Die Wüstenrose (TV Movie)
2000Animated Epics: Moby Dick
2003Canterbury Tales
2004Human Cargo
2004Mazinyo Dot Q
2004King Solomon’s Mines
2005The Triangle
2006The Librarian: Return to King Solomon’s Mines
2006Lost
2007Cane
2007Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
2011CIS: Las Gidi
2008Ben 10: Alien Force
200824: Redemption
200924
2010The Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes
2010Human Target
2011Criminal Minds
2011NCIS: Los Angeles
2011Generator Rex
2012Covert Affairs
2012Strike Back
2014Gotham
2014State of Affairs
2014–2015Black Sails
2015Dominion
2016Vixen
2016Roots (miniseries)
2017Dragons: Race to the Edge
2017–Dynasty
2018Troy: Fall of a City

Voiceover

YearVideo Game Project
2006Guild Wars: Nightfall 
2007Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End
2007The Golden Compass
2009The Bourne Conspiracy
2009Halo 3: ODST
2009The Saboteur
2010Halo: Reach
2010Final Fantasy XIV
2011Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3
2011Saints Row: The Third
2012Unit 13

 

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