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Famous Actors from Zimbabwe

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 on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 43
    • Birthplace: Zimbabwe
    • Nationality: 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 later by ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 25
    • Nationality: Zimbabwe, United States of America
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    Alois Moyo is an actor. more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 49
    • Birthplace: Zimbabwe
    • Nationality: 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 on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 34
    • Birthplace: Harare, Zimbabwe
    • Nationality: 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 on Wikipedia
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    • Age: 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 on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 38
    • Birthplace: Tanzania
    • Nationality: Zimbabwe
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    Chris Hoffman

    Chris Hoffman is an actor. more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 34
    • Birthplace: Harare, Zimbabwe
    • Nationality: 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. His ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 39
    • Birthplace: Lusaka, Zambia
    • Nationality: Zimbabwe, Zambia
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    Justin Gorence

    Justin Gorence is an actor. more on Wikipedia
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    • Birthplace: Zimbabwe
    • Nationality: Zimbabwe
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    Kevin Mambo is a Zimbabwean/Canadian actor and musician. He is best known for his role on the CBS Daytime serial Guiding Light in the role of Marcus Williams, which won him two Daytime Emmys and for his role as Fela Anikulapo-Kuti in the Broadway production of the musical Fela! more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 43
    • Birthplace: Harare, Zimbabwe
    • Nationality: Canada, Zimbabwe
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    Kevin Ullyett is a former professional tennis player from Zimbabwe. His primary success on the tour was in men's doubles. Ullyett won 34 doubles titles during his career, including two Grand Slams at the 2001 US Open and the 2005 Australian Open with countryman Wayne Black. He also competed in the 2000 ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 43
    • Birthplace: Harare, Zimbabwe
    • Nationality: Zimbabwe
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    Kirsty Leigh Coventry is a Zimbabwean swimmer and former world record holder. She attended and swam competitively for Auburn University in Alabama, in the United States. At the 2004 Summer Olympics, in Athens, Greece, Coventry won three Olympic medals: a gold, a silver, and a bronze, while in the 2008 ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 32
    • Birthplace: Harare, Zimbabwe
    • Nationality: Zimbabwe
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    Lewis Simon Banda is a Zimbabwean sprinter who specializes in the 400 metres. His personal best time is 44.58 seconds, achieved in May 2004 in Tucson. This is the current Zimbabwean record. The same year he reached the semi-finals of the Olympic Games. more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 33
    • Birthplace: Zimbabwe
    • Nationality: Zimbabwe
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    MK Asante is an American author, filmmaker, rapper, and professor at Morgan State University. He is best known for his memoir Buck. Born in Zimbabwe and raised in Philadelphia, he is the son of scholar Molefi Kete Asante and choreographer Kariamu Welsh. more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 33
    • Birthplace: Harare, Zimbabwe
    • Nationality: Zimbabwe, United States of America
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    Martin Le Maitre

    Martin Le Maitre is an actor. more on Wikipedia
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    • Birthplace: Rhodesia
    • Nationality: Zimbabwe
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    Matt Hoffman

    Matt Hoffman is an actor. more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 34
    • Birthplace: Harare, Zimbabwe
    • Nationality: Zimbabwe
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    Michael Dempsey

    Michael Dempsey is a bassist from England, who has performed as a member of several post-punk and new wave bands including The Cure and Associates. more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 57
    • Birthplace: Harare, Zimbabwe
    • Nationality: Zimbabwe
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    Miles Anderson is a Zimbabwean stage and television actor, who has appeared in television serials both in the United Kingdom, and North America. He recently appeared as Martin Millar, in the BBC soap opera Doctors. Born in 1947 in Rhodesia, now Zimbabwe, Anderson was educated at Prince Edward school. more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 68
    • Birthplace: Southern Rhodesia
    • Nationality: Zimbabwe
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    Munyaradzi Kanaventi

    Munyaradzi Kanaventi is an actor. more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 32
    • Birthplace: Harare, Zimbabwe
    • Nationality: Zimbabwe
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    Oliver "Tuku" Mtukudzi is a Zimbabwean musician, businessman, philanthropist, human rights activist and UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador for Southern Africa Region. Tuku is considered Zimbabwe's most renowned and internationally recognised cultural icon of all time. more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 63
    • Birthplace: Harare, Zimbabwe
    • Nationality: Zimbabwe
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