Hakeem Kae-Kazim

Acting Profile
Voice Profile
Location: Cape Town
PRIMARY Language/s:
African (Generic), British (RP), British (Cockney), Nigerian, Jamaican, Trinidadian, West Indian, Standard West African
Height: 180cm
Eyes: Brown
Driver's Licence:

From Blockbusters to the prime-time small screen, Hakeem Kae-Kazim has made an impact in the world of entertainment and has worked alongside many industry greats. This talented actor gained international notoriety for his wonderful portrayal of George Rutugunda in the Oscar-nominated film HOTEL RWANDA, which led to leading roles in the TNT movie LIBRARIAN 2; opposite Noah Wyle, and Gabrielle Anwar, The TRIANGLE opposite Eric Stoltz and Sam Neill.

Enjoying playing feisty and exciting characters, Hakeem's list of impressive credits includes PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN III, LOST, CANE with Jimmy Smits, LAW & ORDER: SVU with Mariska Hargitay, X-MEN ORIGINES: WOLVERINE with Hugh Jackman, THE 4th KIND alongside Milla Jovovich and DARFUR with Billy Zane.

Hakeem is often recognized for his recurring role as Colonel Dubaku, through which he wowed audiences with his stunning performance in 24's' Season 7, and in the prequel movie REDEMPTION. Hakeem both produced and starred in BLACK NOVEMBER with Mickey Rourke and Kim Basinger, as well as the award-winning film MAN ON GROUND and LAST FLIGHT TO ABUJA.

His distinctive voice has also been shared in many popular video games including HALO, CALL OF DUTY, and The BOURNE CONSPIRACY. Hakeem is well-loved for his TV work, which recently has included many prime-time shows including HUMAN TARGET, CRIMINAL MINDS, NAVY NCIS, LAW AND ORDER, COVERT AFFAIRS, STRIKE BACK, and GOTHAM. He also starred as Mr. Scott in Michael Bay's exciting series BLACK SAILS, which was commissioned for a third series, also starred as The Prophet, in NBC's DOMINION, and Samson in the exciting miniseries ROOTS.

In the BBC/Netflix drama Troy - Fall of a City, Hakeem starred as Zeus and voiced the role of Krogan on the Disney Channel's hit series HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON. Hakeem's recent films include 24 HOURS TO LIVE and the drama SERENITY, starring Mathew McConaughey and Anne Hathaway. He also appeared in the US drama FORTY NORTH and joined the remake of the classic TV series DYNASTY starring as the Colby Patriarch.

Hakeem recently filmed the much-awaited feature KING KONG v GODZILLA playing Admiral Wilcox, MAMBO in Riding with Sugar, Zimbabwean for which he won a SAFTA. Revolutionary Robert Mugabe in MUGABE and Joseph Damba in the TV series DEEP STATE II.

In his latest work, Kae-Kazim can be seen starring as Etienne Joubert in DANGEROUS LAISONS and Moise Tshombe in the Swedish film HAMMARSKJOLD. Tiger in Amazon’s ANANSIS BOYS. Kibo Manga in FIGHT LIKE A GIRL. And Masinga in MASINGA.

Hakeem has also made his debut on the other side of the camera directing his first feature film IT'S THE BLACKNESS scheduled for release later this year.




Voice Over Application:
ADR, Audiobooks, Documentaries, Podcasting, Radio Ads, Trailers, TV Commercial, Video Narration, Video Games
VOICE Styles:
Animation, Authoritative, Bright, Calm, Casual, Character, Cool, Confident, Conversational, Corporate, Deep, Documentary, Dry, Energetic, Gritty, Medium Sell, Sensual, Sexy, Smooth, Soft Sell, Straight, Upbeat, Warm
Reading Age:
6-12 years
Home Studio:
Voice Samples:
General availability:
All day

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