Patrick Ssenjovu

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Patrick Ssenjovu
Color headshot of Ssenjovu in 2008.
Ssenjovu in 2008.
Born Kayunga, Uganda
Occupation Actor, film director and film producer

Patrick Ssenjovu is a film and theatre actor. He is additionally a film director and producer.

Early life and education[edit]

He was born in Kayunga, Uganda.

Career[edit]

Theatre work[edit]

At age fourteen Ssenjovu became the youngest member of Impact International, a dance and theatre troupe, performing throughout Europe and the United States, including Woza Albert!, a political-satire play.

He then moved to New York City, New York, where he became a member of the Great Jones Repertory Company and worked with such people as Meredith Monk, Ellen Stewart, Ping Chong and Seth Barish. Ssenjovu has performed at venues including La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club, Lincoln Center, the Ohio Theatre and the St. Anne's Warehouse, all four located in New York City; and the New Jersey Performing Arts Center, located in Newark, New Jersey.

In 2000, he appeared as himself in Secret History, a theatre piece written and directed by Chong, at the Ohio Theatre.[1]

Film and video-game acting[edit]

Ssenjovu appeared as Ibrahim Moshoeshoe in Game 6 (2005), a sport, comedy-drama film directed by Michael Hoffman; and Sydney Pollack’s The Interpreter (2005), a mystery-thriller, drama film directed by Sydney Pollack.[2]

Additionally, he voice acted "Other Characters" in X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009), a science-fiction, fantasy-action video game.[2]

Film producing and directing[edit]

Ssenjovu produced and directed Awaken (2009), a short, drama film.[2]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ * Chansky, Dorothy (November 10, 2000). "Public Secrets". New York Theatre Wire. Accessed August 24, 2010.
  2. ^ a b c Database (undated). "Filmography by Type for Patrick Ssenjovu". The Intnernet Movie Database. Accessed August 24, 2010.

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