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Johnny Sekka (1934–2006)


Johnny Sekka was born on July 21, 1934 in Dakar, Senegal as Lamine Sekka. He was an actor, known for The Message (1976), The Gathering (1993) and The Avengers (1961). He was married to Cecilia Enger. He died on September 14, 2006 in Agua Dulce, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

The Message Bilal
(1976)
The Gathering Dr. Benjamin Kyle
(1993)
The Avengers Col. Nsonga
(1968)
Ashanti Captain Bradford
(1979)

Filmography

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 1993 The Gifted
 1993 The Gathering (TV Movie)
Dr. Benjamin Kyle
 1989 Passion and Paradise (TV Movie)
Alfred Adderly
 1988 Frank's Place (TV Series)
Adele
- Cultural Exchange (1988) ... Adele
 1985 Fever Pitch
Chocolate
 1984 Master of the Game (TV Mini-Series)
Banda
- Episode #1.3 (1984) ... Banda
- Episode #1.2 (1984) ... Banda
- Episode #1.1 (1984) ... Banda
 1982 Tales of the Gold Monkey (TV Series)
Black Man
- Tales of the Gold Monkey: Part 2 (1982) ... Black Man
- Tales of the Gold Monkey: Part 1 (1982) ... Black Man
 1982 Hanky Panky
Lacey
 1981 Maybury (TV Series)
Kumano
- Weekend (1981) ... Kumano
 1979 Roots: The Next Generations (TV Mini-Series)
Ebou
- Part VII (1960-1967) (1979) ... Ebou (as John Sekka)
 1979 Ashanti
Captain Bradford
 1978 The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries (TV Series)
Ambassador
- Voodoo Doll, Part II (1978) ... Ambassador
 1977 Kingston: Confidential (TV Series)
Colonel Kano
- Welcome to Paradise (1977) ... Colonel Kano (as John Sekka)
 1977 The African Queen (TV Movie)
Jogana
 1977 Good Times (TV Series)
Ibe Wubila
- Thelma's African Romance: Part 2 (1977) ... Ibe Wubila (as John Sekka)
- Thelma's African Romance: Part 1 (1977) ... Ibe Wubila (as John Sekka)
 1976 The Message
Bilal
 1974 Uptown Saturday Night
Geechie's Henchman
 1974 Visit to a Chief's Son
Nemolok
 1973 A Warm December
Dr. Joseph Myomo
 1973 Charley-One-Eye
Bob (uncredited)
 1972 Reou-Takh
Tetja Bulan
 1971 Paul Temple (TV Series)
Ken Umbraga
- The Man Who Forged Real Money (1971) ... Ken Umbraga
 1971 Incense for the Damned
Bob Kirby
 1969 Plays of Today (TV Series)
The Chief
- Beyond the Sunrise (1969) ... The Chief
 1969 The Southern Star
Matakit
 1968 The Avengers (TV Series)
Col. Nsonga
- Have Guns - Will Haggle (1968) ... Col. Nsonga
 1967 The Last Safari
Jama
 1967 The Wednesday Play (TV Series)
Claud
- Sleeping Dogs (1967) ... Claud
 1959-1967 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Ambrose / Jeremy
- That Old Black Magic (1967) ... Ambrose
- South (1959) ... Jeremy
 1966 Khartoum
Khaleel
 1966 Dixon of Dock Green (TV Series)
Smith
- Death of a Donkeyman (1966) ... Smith
 1966 Gideon C.I.D. (TV Series)
Chay
- Morna (1966) ... Chay (as Johnny Shekka/Johnny Sekka)
 1965 Secret Agent (TV Series)
Beyla
- Loyalty Always Pays (1965) ... Beyla
 1965 The Sullavan Brothers (TV Series)
Jacko Green
- This Town Is Mine (1965) ... Jacko Green
 1965 The Man in Room 17 (TV Series)
Kumano
- Black Anniversary (1965) ... Kumano
 1964 The Human Jungle (TV Series)
Alvar
- The 24-Hour Man (1964) ... Alvar
 1964 East of Sudan
Kimrasi
 1964 Z Cars (TV Series)
Adigun Sadik
- A Place of Safety (1964) ... Adigun Sadik
 1964 Woman of Straw
Thomas
 1962 Young and Willing
Reggie
 1962 Studio 4 (TV Series)
Moses
- The Grass Is Singing (1962) ... Moses
 1961 Flame in the Streets
Peter Lincoln
 1961 Drama 61-67 (TV Series)
Mallboy Dowling
- Drama '61: The Big Pride (1961) ... Mallboy Dowling
 1960 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Sammy Oliver
- Big Brain Man (1960) ... Sammy Oliver
 1960 Armchair Mystery Theatre (TV Series)
Taylor
- The Case of Paul Danek (1960) ... Taylor
 1960 Skyport (TV Series)
Sampson
- Episode #1.49 (1960) ... Sampson
 1960 Knight Errant Limited (TV Series)
Station porter
- The Creditor (1960) ... Station porter
 1959 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Sam / Joe / Commercial traveller
- The Blood Fight (1959) ... Sam
- All God's Chillun Got Wings (1959) ... Joe
- To Keep Our Way of Life (1959) ... Commercial traveller
 1956 Around the World in 80 Days
Man Operating Hand Held Fan in Military Police Office (uncredited)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

He acted in Norman Rosten's adaptation of Joyce Cary's novel, "Mister Johnson", at the Lyric Theatre in London, England with Cyril Raymond, Philip Bond and John Boxer in the cast. Frith Banbury was the director. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 2 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Johnny Shekka/Johnny Sekka | John Sekka
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Trivia:

African support actor (born in Senegal) who received his start on the late 50s London stage. See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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