Tag: Barkhad Abdi


Captain Cash-Strapped: Oscar Nominee Barkhad Abdi Is Broke

He may have been nominated for Best Supporting Actor at the Academy Awards on Sunday night, but “Captain Phillips” star Barkhad Abdi is struggling financially according to the New Yorker. The Somalia-born former limousine driver became a breakout star for ...

Academy Awards: Black Actors Presenting On Hollywood’s Biggest Night

As the 86th Annual Academy Awards ceremony approaches, Oscar producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron revealed the complete lineup of stars who will present and multiple actors of color have been announced. Oscar winners Jamie Foxx, Whoopi Goldberg and Sidney ...