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Kevin Mambo (born June 29, 1972) is a Zimbabwean/Canadian actor.
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 in the younger actor category.
Mambo was born in Harare, Zimbabwe, and raised in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. He attended Brentwood College School in Mill Bay, British Columbia, and earned his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the University of Southern California.
He was on Guiding Light and was in the play Ruined, for which he helped the author with authenticity when it came to Africans. He was in the film Cadillac Records. He spent a year on One Life to Live from 2000-2001. Mambo currently plays Fela Anikulapo-Kuti (as an alternate to Sahr Ngaujah) in the Broadway production of the musical Fela! at the Eugene O'Neill Theatre.
Miles Anderson (born 23 October 1947) is a Zimbabwean stage and television actor. He has appeared in television serials both in the UK and North America and in award-winning Shakespearean roles at the Old Globe Theatre in San Diego
He was born in 1947 in Rhodesia, now Zimbabwe. Educated at Prince Edward school, his father commanded the Rhodesian Army until dismissed by Premier Ian Smith for his stance against racism and a Unilateral Declaration of Independence from Great Britain. His mother Daphne Anderson wrote a memoir of her difficult childhood in Rhodesia, The Toerags.
He has appeared in the US TV series, "Criminal Minds", as well as the ongoing ITV's Ultimate Force as Colonel Aiden Dempsey. He had previously played Lt. Col. Dan Fortune (this time a Regular "green" Army officer) in ITV's Soldier Soldier (series 1 and 2 only, 1991–92) and as Captain Bannock in Sky Bandits. He was awarded the 1982 London Critics' Circle Drama Theatre Award for Best Supporting Actor of 1981 for his performances in The Twin Rivals and The Witch of Edmonton.
His numerous performances for television include Fall of Eagles, Z-Cars, The Sweeney. Campion, House of Cards, Oliver's Travels and Holby City.
Tongayi Arnold Chirisa is a Zimbabwean actor, experienced in theatre, film, and television. He is also a noted singer.
He played the part of "Detective Trevor Davies" in the ever-popular Zimbabwean soapie Studio 263. He has appeared in numerous feature films, the most well known being Tanyaradzwa in 2004, for which he won the Best Actor for Film and Television Award. Tongayi studied for a Bachelors Degree in Live Performance at AFDA He has also featured in music videos and is a singer.He also starred in a serial radio drama Mopani Junction that was taken off air at the height of political turmoil in Zimbabwe.Johannesburg. He has been nominated and won many NAMA Awards over the last five years. He recently played the lead in the comedy feature film Mr Bones 2: Back from the Past. He made a dramatic appearance in the mini-series Rough directed by British Director, Andy Wilson, appeared in an international feature film Skin, directed by Anthony Fabian and co-starring Sam Neill, and played a lead in a local drama series Redemption for SABC 1. Currently he is playing Man Friday on the new NBC international television series Crusoe, based on the classic story Robinson Crusoe. He plays
Oliver "Tuku" Mtukudzi is a Zimbabwean musician (born September 22, 1952 in Highfield, Salisbury).
Mtukudzi began performing in 1977 when he joined the Wagon Wheels, a band that also featured Thomas Mapfumo. Their single, "Dzandimomotera", went gold and Tuku's first album followed, which was also a major success. Mtukudzi is also a contributor to Mahube, Southern Africa's "supergroup".
With his husky voice, he has become the most recognized voice to emerge from Zimbabwe and onto the international scene and he has earned a devoted following across Africa and beyond. A member of Zimbabwe's KoreKore tribe, Nzou Samanyanga as his totem, he sings in the nation's dominant Shona language along with Ndebele and English. He also incorporates elements of different musical traditions, giving his music a distinctive style, known to fans as "Tuku Music". Mtukudzi has had a number of tours around the world. He has been on several tours in the UK, US and Canada to perform for large audiences.
Unlike Mapfumo, Mtukudzi has refrained from directly criticizing the repressive government of President Robert Mugabe, perhaps because he still lives in the country. However, some of his most emotive hits
Rudi Schwamborn, better known by his stage name Carlprit, is a Zimbabwe-born German rapper, actor and song writer. He has performed with and written for acts such as Cascada, Alexandra Stan and Laurent Wolf. He is best known for his appearance in 2009 on Cascada's hit single "Evacuate the Dancefloor" which sold over three million copies worldwide and reached the top 20 on the Billboard charts, making Carlprit the first person of Zimbabwean origin to have a song in the top U.S. Billboard charts.
Carlprit was born in the Avenues, Harare, Zimbabwe. Carlprit also attended Ellis Robins School. He is the younger brother of Söhne Mannheims rapper Metaphysics.
He first started releasing records in early 2000 after he moved to Germany. In 2003, he appeared on a record by his older brother The Universe of the album Digital Garden. After that he began releasing numerous unofficial mix tape remixes throughout his neighborhood but was unable to receive any real recognition due to the language barrier that he faced in Germany.
Drawing on his older brother's dealings with multi-platinum German band Söhne Mannheims, Carlprit tried to set up his own Hustlers Academy imprint in 2006 with
Thom Evans (born 2 April 1985 in Harare, Zimbabwe) is a former Scottish international rugby union player. He last played on the wing for Glasgow Warriors in the Magners League. His rugby career ended aged 24 on his 10th appearance for Scotland when he suffered a serious neck injury.
Evans was educated at Wellington College, Berkshire. He earned his first cap for the Scottish rugby union side in June 2008 vs Argentina. He was selected in the pre 6 Nations 30 man squad for the 2008 Six Nations.
Evans represented England at U16, U18 and U21 level. He chose to commit to Scotland at A level and at 7's. He could have played for the England 7's team but was ruled out through injury.
Evans was a member of pop band Twen2y4Se7en and toured as a support act with McFly, Peter Andre and Westlife throughout 2004.
In the Six Nations game against Wales on 13 February 2010, Evans suffered a severe neck injury after colliding with Welsh player Lee Byrne. He was stretchered off the pitch and taken to hospital to receive treatment. He underwent a neck operation that evening, and underwent a second operation to further stabilise his spine later that week. It was revealed that his cervical vertebrae had