Date of Birth:
5 August 1935
Zakes Mokae played in 7 movies in the Horror, Music, Drama, Thriller, Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Western, Sci-Fi, Romance genres.
Zakes Mokae got succeed with average imdb rating 5.7.
Directed a production of August Wilson's "Fences" in 1999.
First went to London in 1961 when his country blocked his acting career.
Founded the Black Actors Theater in San Francisco with actor Danny Glover in 1980.
Started out as a saxophonist with the Trevor Huddleston Jazz Band.
Took up acting after meeting white playwright Athol Fugard and they worked together creating plays.
Won Broadway's 1982 Tony Award as Best Actor (Featured Role - Play) for his role as Sam in Athol Fugard's "'Master Harold'... and the Boys," a portrayal he recreated in the television version of the same title, 'Master Harold'... and the Boys (1985) (TV). He was also Tony-nominated in the same category in 1993 for "The Song of Jacob Zulu."
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