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N!xau (1944–2003)

Actor

N!xau, a San from the Kalahari Desert, was discovered by director Jamie Uys and cast in the lead role in the 1980 movie The Gods Must Be Crazy. He received only a few hundred dollars for his work in ... read full biography
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Dec 16, 1944 (died Jul 5, 2003)
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Still of N!xau, Eiros and Nadies in The Gods Must Be Crazy IIStill of N!xau, Eiros and Nadies in The Gods Must Be Crazy IIStill of N!xau and Lena Farugia in The Gods Must Be Crazy IIStill of N!xau, Erick Bowen, Lena Farugia, Hans Strydom, Treasure Tshabalala and Pierre van Pletzen in The Gods Must Be Crazy IIStill of N!xau in The Gods Must Be CrazyStill of N!xau in The Gods Must Be Crazy
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Past Film & Video (5 titles) Budget U.S. Gross Worldwide
The Gods Must Be Funny in China (1994)
Nixau - Bushman (as Nixau) Nixau - Bushman (as Nixau)   See fewer
$212K
Crazy Hong Kong (1993)
Xi (as Gaco C'oma) Xi (as Gaco C'oma)   See fewer
$650K
Crazy Safari (1991)
N!xau The Bushman (as Nixau) N!xau The Bushman (as Nixau)   See fewer
$1.4MM
$6.3MM
$9.6MM
$5MM
$30MM
$60MM
Self (3 titles) Budget U.S. Gross Worldwide
Journey to Nyae Nyae (2004)
(Video) - Himself (as G/qa'o /'Hana) Himself (as G/qa'o /'Hana)   See fewer
Sekai ururun taizaiki (1996)
(TV Series) - Himself (1 episode, 1996) Himself (1 episode, 1996)   See fewer
In Darkest Hollywood: Cinema and Apartheid (1993)
Himself (as G!kau) Himself (as G!kau)   See fewer
Archive Footage (1 title) Budget U.S. Gross Worldwide
Buster Reynolds Remembers Jamie Uys (2004)
(Video) - Himself (archive footage) Himself (archive footage)   See fewer
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