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Benjamin Zephaniah

Benjamin Zephaniah was born on April 15, 1958 in Handsworth, Birmingham, England as Benjamin Obadiah Iqbal Zephaniah. He is known for his work on Peaky Blinders (2013), Percy Lifar and Paa Joe & The Lion (2016). He was previously married to Amina. See full bio »

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Peaky Blinders Jeremiah Jesus / Jimmy Jesus
Percy Lifar Tyrone
Paa Joe & The Lion Miscellaneous Crew
Farendj Moses


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 2013-2017 Peaky Blinders (TV Series)
Jeremiah Jesus / Jimmy Jesus
- The Company (2017) ... Jeremiah Jesus
- Heathens (2017) ... Jeremiah Jesus
- Episode #3.1 (2016) ... Jeremiah Jesus
- Episode #2.6 (2014) ... Jimmy Jesus
- Episode #2.4 (2014) ... Jimmy Jesus
 1996 Crucial Tales (TV Mini-Series)
Richard's father
- I Bring You Frankincense (1996) ... Richard's father
 1994 The Bill (TV Series)
- King of the Hill (1994) ... Vagrant
 1990 Farendj
 1988 The Comic Strip Presents... (TV Series)
- Didn't You Kill My Brother? (1988) ... Rufus
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He allegedly declined an M.B.E. (Member of the Order of the British Empire) for his services to literature in the 2003 Queen's Honours List.

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