Habib Dembélé

Actor, Film actor


Who is Habib Dembélé?

Habib Dembélé is a Malian actor. He performs on both stage and screen. He founded the Gouakoulou Company, the Guimba National Company and the Mandenka International Theatre. He received Mali's Best Actor Award in 1984. His theatre credits include The Strange Destiny of Wangrin, Hyène à jeun and Waari. His film credits include Guimba, le tyran and Finzan, Filon d'or and Macadam Tribu. He was also the assistant director on Cheick Oumar's 1997 film La genèse.

Dembélé co-adapted and performed in Sophocles' Antigone and his writing credits include plays such as A vous la nuit, and a novel Sacré Kaba. Dembélé has worked with renowned theatre director Peter Brook in several plays, among them Tragédie d'Hamlet, Tierno Bokar, and Sizwe Banzi is Dead.

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Also known as
  • Habibou Dembele
  • Habib Dembele
  • Balla Habib Dembélé
  • Mali

on July 23, 2013


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