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Isaach de Bankolé

Menu Man

Isaach was in Jim Jarmusch's Night on Earth, Claire Denis's Chocolat and No Fear, No Die, Jacques Benoit's How to Make Love..., Joe Brewster's The Keeper, Gerard Oury's Vanille-Fraise, Gerard Zingg's Ada Dans la Jungle, and Josiane Balasko's Les Keufs.

In 1987 he won the Cesar (French Oscar) for Best New Actor, in Thomas Gilou's Black Mic-Mac.

On television he appeared in Nicholas Roeg's version of Heart of Darkness.

He has done much work in the theatre, directed Quai Ouest: A Play with Kenyan Actors, and has written a feature film, Babylon su Seine, and a short, Dibi Dibi (Tricks).

Isaach has a degree in acting from Cours Simon and a degree in mathematics from the Universite de Paris.

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Isaach de Bankolé