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Zakes Mokae

Zakes Mokae

Born in Johannesburg, South Africa on 5th August 1934. Died in 2009 aged 75 years old.
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Zakes Mokae was an actor with a career spanning 33 years, from 1965 to 1998, starting at the age of 31. His first film was Darling and his last film was Krippendorf's Tribe. A lot of his work was in the Drama and Thriller genres.

Known For


Film Film Year Runtime Rating Streaming Options
Krippendorf's Tribe poster Krippendorf's Tribe 1998 1h 34m PG-13
Vampire in Brooklyn poster Vampire in Brooklyn 1995 1h 40m R
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Waterworld poster Waterworld 1995 2h 15m PG-13
Outbreak poster Outbreak 1995 2h 7m R
Slaughter of the Innocents poster Slaughter of the Innocents 1993 1h 39m
Dust Devil poster Dust Devil 1992 1h 43m R
Body Parts poster Body Parts 1991 1h 28m R
The Doctor poster The Doctor 1991 2h 2m PG-13
A Rage in Harlem poster A Rage in Harlem 1991 1h 55m R
Dad poster Dad 1989 1h 57m PG
Gross Anatomy poster Gross Anatomy 1989 1h 49m PG-13
A Dry White Season poster A Dry White Season 1989 1h 47m R
The Serpent and the Rainbow poster The Serpent and the Rainbow 1988 1h 38m R
Cry Freedom poster Cry Freedom 1987 2h 37m
'Master Harold'... and the Boys poster 'Master Harold'... and the Boys 1985 1h 29m
Roar poster Roar 1981 1h 42m PG
The Island poster The Island 1980 1h 54m R
The River Niger poster The River Niger 1976 1h 45m R
The Comedians poster The Comedians 1967 2h 32m NR
Darling poster Darling 1965 2h 2m

Regularly Credited With

Bruce Jarchow
Bruce Jarchow
3 films together
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Donald Sutherland
2 films together
James Earl Jones's profile
James Earl Jones
2 films together
Kevin Spacey's profile
Kevin Spacey
2 films together
J. T. Walsh's profile
J. T. Walsh
2 films together
Badja Djola's profile
Badja Djola
2 films together
Cicely Tyson
Cicely Tyson
2 films together
Vickilyn Reynolds
Vickilyn Reynolds
2 films together
John Kani's profile
John Kani
2 films together


His Top Genres 1
18% Drama
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His Top Years
15% 1995
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1 Genres are counted according to total films, not total genres, as such the overall total of all genress will be more than 100%.

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Zakes Mokae FAQ

How old was Zakes Mokae when he died?

75 years old.

When was Zakes Mokae born?

5th August 1934

Where was Zakes Mokae born?

Johannesburg, South Africa

Has Zakes Mokae won an Oscar?

No, he never won an Oscar.

Has Zakes Mokae won a BAFTA?

No, he never won an BAFTA.

What ethnicity is Zakes Mokae?

He was Black.