Barkhad Abdi is celebrating his 35th birthday today. As a number of online tributes attest, he is one of the most acclaimed actors of his generation.
Popular actor-director Barkhad Abdi (Blade Runner 2049, Captain Phillips, ...) has always liked to keep a bit of himself hidden from view. At 35th birthday, he remains a man of many facets.
Abdi, a cultural icon
Born in Mogadishu on April 10, 1985, Barkhad Abdi's career spans an arc over many different eras and tastes in Somalian history. Abdi's not just a great actor, he's an inspiration, an icon and a successful business man. At this point in his career, there seems to be little Barkhad hasn't done.
And we've got a feeling the next 12 months are going to be even bigger and better for Barkhad Abdi as he promises more to come. After all, he's only 35.
Happy Birthday, Barkhad, you're the best!
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