Artists

John Kani

Biographical Information
Height:
1.75m
Hair:
Black & Gray
Eyes:
Brown
Languages:
English / Zulu / Xhosa
Latest Projects

EATURE FILM (credits include:)

Coreolanis

 

 

dir. Ralph Fiennes

How to Steal Two Million

 

dir. Charlie Vundla

Nothing But the Truth

 

dir. John Kani

The White Lion

 

dir. Ronnie Fuhr

The Bird Cant Fly

 

dir. Threes Anna

The Tichborne Claimant

 

The Bigger Picture Co U.K.

Kini et Adams

 

dir. Cedomir Ouedraogo Noe Productions/Framework

The Ghost and the Darkness

 

Paramount Pictures

The Grass is Singing

 

dir. Michael Raeburn

Marigolds in August

 

dir. Ross Devinish

Victims of Apartheid

 

Richard Eyre London BBC

An African Dream

 

Hemdale

   

Guest Artist

RECENT TELEVISION

End Game

 

Oliver Tambo

 

dir. David Aukin BBC

Silent Witness “Bones”

Dr Phiri

die Tim Fywell BBC

No 1 Ladies Detective Agency pilot

Daddy Moretsi

dir.Anthony Minghella/BBC/HBO/

Hillside

 

SABC

Koning

 

F & S Projeckfilm GMBH German Televisio

RECENT THEATRE

John Kani has performed in numerous theatrical productions including:
The Tempest Baxter CT and tour of UK inc. Stratford Upon Avon
Nothing But The Truth Market Theatre, Baxter Theatre, London & Namibia
The Island Market Theatre, London Australia, New Zealand & USA Sizwe Banzi is Dead Market Theatre,USA,London
My Children! My Africa! Market Theatre and London Waiting for Godot Market Theatre and London Playland by Athol Fugard JHB, Australia, New Zealand Othello JHB and U.K

AWARDS

NTVA - Lifetime Achievements Awards - 1997
Moyra Fine Award for outstanding contribution to theatrical life -1993/94
Tony Awards for Best Actor in The Island and Sizwe Banzi is Dead - 1974/75. AA Life Vita Award for role of Mr. M in My Children! My Africa!
Milan International Festival Taorima Golden Award for Saturday Night at the Palace
Laurence Olivier Award for My Children! My Africa!
Evening Standard Award for the London productions The Island and Sizwe Banzi is Dead
National African Federated Chamber of Commerce and Industry Merit Award for his contribution to the advancement of culture in South Africa.
Doctorate of Philosophy from the University of Westville in Durban