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Zakes Mokae

Actor

Born - 5 August 1934, Johannesburg, South Africa
Died - 11 September 2009

A South African-born actor in international films, Mokae was much associated with anti-Apartheid work and was jailed several times as a young man. A Tony-award-winning actor on the New York stage, he also played supporting roles in a number of films, including Dilemma (1962), Darling (1965), Fragment of Fear (1970), The River Niger (1976), The Island (1980), Cry Freedom (1987), A Dry White Season (1989), A Rage in Harlem (1989), Outbreak (1995), Waterworld (1995) and Krippendorf"s Tribe (1998), his last. Parkinson's Disease prevented him working in his last years, although he died from complications following a stroke.