Date of Birth:
28 August 1929
Ken Gampu played in 5 movies in the Adventure, Music, Thriller, Action, Drama, Comedy genres.
Ken Gampu didn't achieve real success and got average imdb rating 5.
Ken Gampu was one of the first black South Africans to be featured in Hollywood films, working alongside such stars as 'Edward G. Robinson (I)' (qv) and 'Burt Lancaster' (qv). A former schoolteacher, law clerk and interpreter, he spoke seven native dialects in addition to English and Afrikaans. Discovered by playwright 'Athol Fugard' (qv), he was cast in the play "No Good Friday" in 1958. In the 60s he moved to films and earned international distinction for his role in the movie adventure _Dinga... Read more