Barkhad Abdi

Quotes: Barkhad Abdi

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    It is weird. A lot of people try to ask me political questions. I'm not a politician.
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    What I believe will make my acting career successful going forward is hard work. I like to challenge myself. Then it's the people I meet and choosing the projects I want to work on correctly. There's a lot of characters I can play.
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    When I was leaving Yemen to come to America, things were tough. My dad had just been laid off, and it was a challenge. When I lived in Yemen, I thought America was a perfect place. Everything was bigger and better. I dreamed big. The American dream, you know? You have to work hard for your dream to come true.
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    When you work with a great director, you realise you are far from being a director.
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