John Kani

John Kani was born on August 30, 1943 in South Africa. Renowned South African actor and voice actor who gained fame in the U.S. playing King T'Chaka in Marvel's Captain America: Civil War. He would reprise the role for 2018's Black Panther. He also joined the cast of Disney's The Lion King in 2019 as Rafiki. 
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Popular As John Kani
Occupation Movie Actor
Age 77 years old
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Born August 30, 1943 (South Africa)
Birthday August 30
Town/City South Africa
Nationality South Africa

🌙 Zodiac

John Kani’s zodiac sign is Virgo. According to astrologers, Virgos are always paying attention to the smallest details and their deep sense of humanity makes them one of the most careful signs of the zodiac. Their methodical approach to life ensures that nothing is left to chance, and although they are often tender, their heart might be closed for the outer world. This is a sign often misunderstood, not because they lack the ability to express, but because they won’t accept their feelings as valid, true, or even relevant when opposed to reason. The symbolism behind the name speaks well of their nature, born with a feeling they are experiencing everything for the first time.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

John Kani was born in the Year of the Goat. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Goat enjoy being alone in their thoughts. They’re creative, thinkers, wanderers, unorganized, high-strung and insecure, and can be anxiety-ridden. They need lots of love, support and reassurance. Appearance is important too. Compatible with Pig or Rabbit.

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About

Renowned South African actor and voice actor who gained fame in the U.S. playing King T'Chaka in Marvel's Captain America: Civil War. He would reprise the role for 2018's Black Panther. He also joined the cast of Disney's The Lion King in 2019 as Rafiki. 

Before Fame

He got his start in acting as a member of the acting group Serpent Players in 1965. By the 1970s, he would begin writing plays including the Tony Award-winning plays Sizwe Banzi Is Dead and The Island. 

Trivia

A skilled Playwright and Screenwriter, he co-authored Sizwe Banzi is Dead and The Island. He also penned the play Nothing But the Truth which would be adapted to the screen in 2008. 

Family Life

He and his wife Mandi have one son, Atandwa Kani, who gained fame on the CW series Life is Wild. Atandwa also joined John in the cast of Black Panther. 

Associated With

In Black Panther, he joined an all-star cast that included Lupita Nyong'o, Danai Gurira, and Chadwick Boseman. 

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