Birth Place Matching "Somalia" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


22 names.


1. Barkhad Abdi

Actor | Captain Phillips

Barkhad Abdi was born on April 10, 1985 in Mogadishu, Somalia as Barkhad Abdinasir Abdi. He is an actor, known for Captain Phillips (2013), Good Time (2017) and Eye in the Sky (2015).

2. Iman

Actress | Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country

Iman was born on July 25, 1955 in Mogadishu, Somalia as Iman Abdulmajid. She is a producer and actress, known for Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country (1991), L.A. Story (1991) and No Way Out (1987). She was previously married to David Bowie and Spencer Haywood.

3. Mohamed Hakeemshady

Actor | Triple Frontier

Hakeemshady Mohamed was born to almost unspeakable circumstances in the war-torn Somali capital of Mogadishu. After three years of living in relative obscurity among thousands of conflict survivors from Rwanda, Uganda, and South Sudan, Hakeemshady emerged from the shadows to pursue a career as a ...

4. Waris Dirie

Actress | The Living Daylights

Waris Dirie was born in 1965 in Somalia. She is an actress and writer, known for The Living Daylights (1987), Desert Flower (2009) and Días de cine (1991).

5. K'Naan

Soundtrack | The Roommate

K'Naan was born on May 30, 1978 in Mogadishu, Somalia.

6. Ilhan Omar

Knock Down the House

Ilhan Omar was born on October 4, 1981 in Mogadishu, Somalia. She is known for her work on Knock Down the House (2019), Maroon 5 feat. Cardi B: Girls Like You (2018) and Time for Ilhan (2018).

7. Fatima Siad

Self | America's Next Top Model

Fatima Siad was born on January 1, 1986, in Mogadishu, Somalia. She grew up as a child of three (girls) from parents of mixed African ancestry (her mother is Somali, and her father is Ethipoian). She is also a child of divorce, and has said that she used to live in a "shack, with no running water."...

8. Mo Farah

Self | Mo Farah: No Easy Mile

Mo Farah was born on March 23, 1983 in Mogadishu, Somalia as Mohamed Farah. He has been married to Tania Farah since April 2010. They have four children.

9. Ayaan Hirsi Ali

Producer | Submission: Part I

Ayaan Hirsi Ali was born on November 13, 1969 in Mogadishu, Somalia as Ayaan Hirsi Magan. She is a producer and writer, known for Submission: Part I (2004), Honor Diaries (2013) and The National (1952).

10. Leyla Hussein

Self | #Female Pleasure

Leyla Hussein was born in October 1980 in Somalia.

11. Afdhere Jama

Director | Bits

He is a Somali American writer and filmmaker based in San Francisco, California. He was born 1980 in Somalia, and left his country after the civil war in the early 1990s. He spent several years in Kenya before he came to America at age fifteen. Aside from filmmaking he is also interested in writing...

12. Soraya Mire

Director | Fire Eyes

Soraya Mire was born in 1961 in Somalia. She is a director and writer, known for Fire Eyes (1994) and American Circumcision (2017).

13. Rageh Omaar

Writer | The Iraq War by Numbers

Rageh Omaar was born on July 19, 1967 in Mogadishu, Somalia. He is a writer, known for The Iraq War by Numbers (2008), The Bible: A History (2010) and Christianity: A History (2009).

14. Abdirahim Hussein

Self | Uutisvuoto

Abdirahim Hussein was born on October 21, 1978 in Mogadishu, Somalia.

15. Abdullahi Yusuf Ahmed

Self | BBC Four News

Abdullahi Yusuf Ahmed was born on December 15, 1934 in Barta, Italian Somaliland. He was married to Hawa Abdi Samatar. He died on March 23, 2012 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

16. Ibrahim Laag

Director | The Lost Diamond

Ibrahim Mohamed Ibrahim Laag (born Ibrahim Laag, 16 june1994), also known as Ibrahim Laag,He is Somali in nationality and being the Executive - Director, writer, producer, Editor. of ATG. He is an independent documentary film producer/ researcher and director, his documentary films Defending our ...

17. Yasmine Allas

Self | Dit was het nieuws

Yasmine Allas was born in 1967 in Mogadishu, Somalia.

18. Yasmin Warsame

Actress | 360 Feva

Yasmin Warsame is a Somali-born Canadian supermodel. She moved from Somalia to Toronto, Canada when she was fifteen. Warsame began modeling in 2000 with a booking for the Sears catalog in Toronto. She was in her early 20s - and five months pregnant with her son Hamzah - when she accepted this shoot...

19. Ahmed Aghil

Self | Big Brother Uncut

Ahmed Aghil was born on March 12, 1960 in Mogadishu, Somalia.

20. Isabella Marincola

Actress | Riso amaro

Isabella Marincola was born in 1925 in Somalia. She was an actress, known for Bitter Rice (1949) and Quale razza (2008). She died on March 30, 2010 in Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy.

21. Omar Laag

Actor | Hammi Beel

Omar Laag was born on July 20, 1996 in Somalia. He is an actor, known for Hammi Beel and The Lost Diamond (2013).

22. Alexander von Schönburg

Self | Das ist Spitze!

Alexander von Schönburg was born on August 15, 1969 in Mogadishu, Somalia.


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