Actor Famous Actors from Zimbabwe

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List of film actors and actresses from Zimbabwe, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Zimbabwe has produced some very talented actors and actresses in the last century, many of who have gone on to star in comedies, dramas, horror movies and more. These Zimbabwean actors specialize in film, television or even theater, so they're not all necessarily movie stars. These are some of the best Zimbabwean actors the country has ever seen, so if you're a native of Zimbabwe and an aspiring actor/actress then these are people you should look up to.

Actors on this list include Shana Dowdeswell and Tawanda Chiwira.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the best Zimbabwean actors?" and "Which movies stars are from Zimbabwe?"

You can click on the names of these legendary movie stars of Zimbabwe in order to get more information about each one. If you're a film buff use this list of talented Zimbabwean film actors to find some new movies you haven't already seen.
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Abel Chimukoko


Abel Chimukoko is a Zimbabwean long-distance runner. He competed for his native country at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece, where he finished in 48th place in the men's marathon race. His personal best time is 2:15:29 hours, achieved in 2003. ...more

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Age: 43

Birthplace: Zimbabwe

Nationality: Zimbabwe

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Alexandra Govere is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Actors from Zimbabwe
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Alexandra Govere is an American philanthropist, singer, songwriter, record producer, gymnast, journalist and reality television personality. She first attracted media attention by being the first black female gymnast to represent Zimbabwe in artistic gymnastics at the 1999 All-Africa Games, and ...more

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Age: 25

Nationality: Zimbabwe, United States of America

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Alois Moyo is an actor. ...more

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Age: 49

Birthplace: Zimbabwe

Nationality: Zimbabwe

Characters: NYC Taxi Driver, Laye Nawesi

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Brian Dzingai is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Actors from Zimbabwe
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Brian Dzingai is a Zimbabwean Olympic sprinter who specializes in the 200 metres He ran to his personal best time of 20.12 seconds in June 2004 in Austin, Texas. This is the current Zimbabwean record. ...more

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Age: 34

Birthplace: Harare, Zimbabwe

Nationality: Zimbabwe

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Cara Black is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Actors from Zimbabwe
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Cara Black is a professional tennis player from Zimbabwe. She is primarily a doubles specialist, winning 60 WTA and 11 ITF titles in that discipline. Black has won a total of 10 Grand Slam titles in women's doubles and mixed doubles combined. By winning the mixed doubles title at the 2010 Australian ...more

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Age: 36

Birthplace: Harare, Zimbabwe

Nationality: Zimbabwe

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Chipo Chung is a Tanzanian-born actress raised in Zimbabwe. She currently lives in London. ...more

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Age: 38

Birthplace: Tanzania

Nationality: Zimbabwe

Characters: Chantho, Layla Jadwin, Dr. Nicola Wood

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Chris Hoffman


Chris Hoffman is an actor. ...more

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Age: 34

Birthplace: Harare, Zimbabwe

Nationality: Zimbabwe

Characters: Bully Dog

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Henry Olonga is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Actors from Zimbabwe
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Henry Khaaba Olonga is a former professional cricketer, who played Test cricket for Zimbabwe and domestic first-class cricket in Zimbabwe for Mashonaland and Manicaland. When he made his Test debut in January 1995, he was the first black cricketer – and the youngest person – to play for Zimbabwe. ...more

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Age: 39

Birthplace: Lusaka, Zambia

Nationality: Zimbabwe, Zambia

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