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Barkhad Abdi was born April 10, 1985 and is a Somali American actor. He made his debut in the 2013 film Captain Phillips, for which he received various film award nominations, including Best Actor in a Supporting Role at the Academy Awards and BAFTA, the latter of which he went on to win.

Abdi made his film debut in the 2013 film Captain Phillips, in which he played ship hijacker and pirate leader Abduwali Muse. For the role, he was nominated for the Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Supporting Actor, the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor, and a Golden Globe Award. He won a BAFTA Award for Best Supporting Actor. His experience in Captain Phillips was his first in the film industry. He was paid $65,000 for his role in the film. After the award nominations, he made a number of media appearances. In early 2014, he said he planned to relocate to Los Angeles.

Abdi is currently directing a film, entitled Ciyaalka Xaafada. He has also directed several music videos. As of January 2014, he is reading scripts for a television show.

In 2013, Abdi served as an Ambassador for the NGO Adeso run by the Somali environmentalist Fatima Jibrell.

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