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Ntare Mwine

Ntare Mwine

Ntare Mwine, a first-generation American born of Ugandan parents, makes his major feature film debut in Blood Diamond. Classically trained, Mwine received his Masters in Fine Arts in acting from New York University and also studied at The Moscow Arts Theatre in Russia, The Royal National Theatre in London, and The University of Virginia. His first professional acting job was the role of Paul in the 1992 national tour of Six Degrees of Separation, for which he earned an NAACP Image Award nomination for Best Actor. He has since appeared on the stages of The Steppenwolf Theatre, The Kennedy Center, Lincoln Center, and ACT, among others.

On television, Mwine has guest starred on such series as Heroes, The Unit, Sleeper Cell, ER, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Alias and Law & Order. He also appeared in the HBO movie Don King: Only in America.

Apart from his acting, Mwine has had success as a playwright, photographer and documentarian. His first play, Biro, premiered at Uganda's National Theatre and was subsequently presented at The Joseph Papp Public Theatre in New York, as well as in Los Angeles, Seattle, London, and throughout Africa. Mwine's photographic work has been displayed at the United Nations, the UCLA Fowler Museum of Cultural History, and other museums worldwide. His inaugural documentary, Beware of Time, screened at the Pan African Film Festival in Los Angeles and the Black International Cinema in Berlin, where it was named the Best Film on Matters Relating to Marginalized People.


Note: This profile was written in or before 2007.

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