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Stephen Chigorimbo
Stephen Chogorimbo
Stephen Chogorimbo
Born (1951-04-05) April 5, 1951 (age 66)
Zimbabwe
Residence Zimbabwe
Occupation
  • Actor
  • Producer
  • Director
Years active 1986 to present
Known for Acting: Studio 263


Stephen Chigorimbo is a Zimbabwean born actor writer and film director who rose to fame with a popular Zimbabwean soap opera Studio 263 in which he played the role of John Huni.

Background

Chigorimbo was born on 5 April 1951.[1]

Education

Chigorimbo attended Highfield High 1 School between 1965 and 1969 in Harare.[2]

Career

Chigorimbo was the first assistant director for a movie called "Cry Freedom" which featured international actors such as Denzel Washington. He also featured in a movie called "Odium" in 2014 which was directed by ex-mate at Studio 263 Ben Mahaka who played the role of Tom Mbambo. He also featured in a movie "King Solomon's Mines" directed by actress Sharon Stone.[3] He also featured in a movie "Forbidden Fruit" in 2013.[4]

Chigorimbo rose to fame in the local movie industry when he featured in Studio 263 as John Huni, a central figure in the movie who influenced the flow of every episode. It was in this production where he worked with the likes of Anne Nhira and Tatenda Mavetera who became influential figures in the local film industry.


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Chigorimbo founded African Sun Motion Pictures Private Limited in 1986, a company which he still is working with in South Africa. He also worked for Moonlight Pictures as a line producer from 1996 and 1999. He also worked as a partner at Secure Tec Australasia Private Limited from 2008 to present.[2]

Filmography

  • Studio 263
  • Forbidden Love
  • King Solomon's Mines
  • Cry Freedom
  • Odium
  • Mandela

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References

  1. , Stephen Chigorimbo,Stephen Chogorimbo Facebook, retrieved:7 Apr 2015"
  2. 2.0 2.1 , Syephen Chigorimbo,StepehnChigorimbo Linkedin, Retrieved:7 AprIL 2015 Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "linkedin" defined multiple times with different content
  3. Y. Karengezeka, Chigorimbo Stars in a new Film,The Herald, published:31 Jul 2015,retrieved:7 Apr 2015"
  4. T. Sibanda, Chigorimbo stars in short film on forbidden love,Standard, Published:25 Aug 2013, Retrieved:7 Apr 2015