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|Also Known As:||Died:||September 14, 2006|
|Born:||July 21, 1939||Cause of Death:||lung cancer|
|Birth Place:||Dakar, SN||Profession:||Cast ...|
Johnny Sekka was an actor who founded his career success with roles in film. Early on in his acting career, Sekka landed roles in various films, including the dramatic adaptation "The Wild and the Willing" (1964) with Virginia Maskell, the Gina Lollobrigida drama "Woman of Straw" (1964) and the dramatic adaptation "The Last Safari" (1967) with Kaz Garas. He also appeared in "A Warm December" (1972) and "Uptown Saturday Night" (1974). His film career continued throughout the seventies in productions like "Visit to a Chief's Son" (1974), "Mohammad Messenger of God" (1976) with Anthony Quinn and the Michael Caine adventure "Ashanti" (1979). He also appeared in the TV special "The African Queen" (1976-77). He also landed a role in the miniseries "Roots: The Next Generations" (1978-79). In the latter part of his career, he tackled roles in the Peter Ustinov mystery "Charlie Chan and the Curse of the Dragon Queen" (1981), "Hanky Panky" (1982) with Gene Wilder and the drama "Fever Pitch" (1985) with Ryan O'Neal. He also had parts in the miniseries "Master of the Game" (1983-84) and "Passion and Paradise" (1988-89). Sekka last appeared in "Babylon 5: The Gathering" (1992). Johnny Sekka passed away in September 2006 at the age of 67.
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