Fana Mokoena

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Fana Mokoena
Born
Fana Mokoena

(1971-05-13) 13 May 1971 (age 47)
Kroonstad, Free State, South Africa
OccupationActor
Years active1997–present

Fana Mokoena (born 13 May 1971) is a South African actor and a Member of Parliament. 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 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 is a one of a few performers in Africa to break into the Hollywood arena and one of a few significant artists in the continent to make a seamless and a successful transition into politics.

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  1. ^ a b TLHOAELE, BOITUMELO. "Upclose with Fana Mokoena, Brad Pitt's co-star - SundayWorld". www.sundayworld.co.za. Retrieved 2017-09-08.
  2. ^ "SowetanLIVE". www.sowetanlive.co.za. Retrieved 1 May 2018.

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