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      Desmond Tutu

      Desmond Tutu

      Highest Rated: 100% Have You Heard from Johannesburg?: Apartheid and the Club of the West (2010)

      Lowest Rated: 37% I Am (2010)

      Birthday: Oct 7, 1931

      Birthplace: Klerksdorp, South Africa

      Desmond Tutu found incredible success as an accomplished actor, appearing in a variety of films throughout his Hollywood career. He appeared in a number of television specials, including "Land of Fear, Land of Courage" (1982-83), "A Challenge From South Africa: U.S. Churches Respond" (CBS, 1985-86) and "Witness to Apartheid" (PBS, 1986-87). He also appeared in "The Installation of Desmond Tutu as Archbishop of Capetown" (1986-87), "We Shall Overcome" (PBS, 1987-88) and "The Koppel Report: News From Earth" (ABC, 1988-89). He also appeared in the TV special "Washington National Cathedral" (PBS, 1992-93). Following that project, he appeared in "Ulibambe Lingashoni" (1992), "Mandela" (1997) and the documentary "Long Night's Journey Into Day" (2000) with Peter Biehl. He spent the early 2000s and the 2010s tackling film roles in "Fierce Light: When Spirit Meets Action" (2008) with Daryl Hannah, the Madonna documentary "I Am Because We Are" (2008) and the Dalai Lama documentary "When the Dragon Swallowed the Sun" (2010). He also appeared in "Have You Heard from Johannesburg?" (2010). Most recently, Tutu appeared on "Fire In The Blood" (2013) with William Hurt. Desmond Tutu died on December 26, 2021 in Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa at the age of 90.

      Highest rated movies

      100% Have You Heard from Johannesburg?: Apartheid and the Club of the West
      90% Fire in the Blood
      83% Mission: Joy (Finding Happiness in Troubled Times)
      50% Nobelity

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      The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson, Desmond Tutu (L), Craig Ferguson (R), ©CBS The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson, Desmond Tutu (L), Craig Ferguson (R), ©CBS

      Filmography

      Movies

      Credit
      83% 100% Mission: Joy (Finding Happiness in Troubled Times) Unknown (Character) - 2021
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Nobody's Died Laughing Unknown (Character) - 2016
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Children of the Light Unknown (Character) - 2014
      90% 88% Fire in the Blood Unknown (Character) $28.9K 2012
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Invocation Self - 2010
      No Score Yet 88% Climate Refugees Unknown (Character) - 2010
      37% 80% I Am Self $1.6M 2010
      100% 86% Have You Heard from Johannesburg?: Apartheid and the Club of the West Unknown (Character) - 2010
      No Score Yet 88% Fierce Light: When Spirit Meets Action Unknown (Character) - 2008
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Darling! The Pieter-Dirk Uys Story Unknown (Character) - 2007
      50% 92% Nobelity Unknown (Character) - 2006
      94% 71% Long Night's Journey Into Day Self $45.3K 2000
      No Score Yet No Score Yet A Force More Powerful Self - 1999

      TV

      Credit
      No Score Yet No Score Yet My Generation Guest 2013
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Daily Show Guest 2004