Senegalese actor, storyteller and filmmaker.
His alternate Names:
Oumar Makena DIOP
Oumar DIOP Makena
Oumar DIOP Makéna is an actor, storyteller and filmmaker. He is known for "Toubab Bi" (1991), "Bàttu" (2000), "O Herói / "Un héros" (2004) and TGV" (1998).
1976: National Conservatory of Theater, Dance and Dramatic Art (Dakar)
Born in Senegal, Makena Diop studied theatre at the Dakar Conservatoire National, the school for theatre, dance and dramatic arts. An actor and storyteller, he produced Ciné Contes, a programme aimed at children and adolescents. He runs a production company in Senegal and was preparing a series of 13 short films drawn from the cultural heritage of storytelling.
Death on the 25th March 2021 in Dakar.
His Filmography (as Actor)
Viagem a Portugal
His role: Grego Itaki
Tu seras un homme (Short)
His role: Moussa
Rêves de poussière
His role: Mocktar
His role: Souli
His role: Vitorio (as Oumar Makena Diop)
Une femme pour Souleymane (Short)
His role: Souleymane
His role: Thomas Kanza (as Oumar Diop Makena)
His role: Rambo (as Oumar Diop Makena)
His role: Soriba (as Oumar Diop Makena)