7 African Actors Who Were Nominated for Golden Globe Awards

F2FA January 09, 2017

Barkhad Abdi, a supporting actor nominee for "Captain Phillips," arrives at the 71st Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton on Sunday. John Shearer / Associated Pres

Barkhad Abdi arrives at the  Golden Globe Awards in 2014. Photo credit: John Shearer/Associated Press

Somali-American actor Barkhad Abdi made his debut in the 2013 film “Captain Phillip,where he received a Golden Globe nomination for “Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture” for his excellent performance as ship hijacker and pirate leader Abduwali Muse.

Last Edited by:Abena Agyeman-Fisher Updated: January 9, 2017


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