Gender
Male
Born
Aug 30, 1943
New Brighton, SOUTH AFRICA
Performer Writer
The Island (Nov 24, 1974 - May 18, 1975)
  • Performer: John Kani [John]
  • Written by John Kani
PlayOriginal
Sizwe Banzi Is Dead (Nov 13, 1974 - May 18, 1975)
  • Performer: John Kani [Styles, Buntu]
  • Written by John Kani
PlayOriginal

Tony Award®

Best Actor in Play

1975 | Winner  | Sizwe Banzi Is Dead
Performer: John Kani (Joint nomination with Winston Ntshona)

Best Actor in Play

1975 | Winner  | The Island
Performer: John Kani (Joint nomination with Winston Ntshona)
 

Best Play

1975 | Nominee  | Sizwe Banzi Is Dead
Written by John Kani
 

Best Play

1975 | Nominee  | The Island
Written by John Kani

Drama Desk Award

 

Outstanding Actor in a Play

1975 | Nominee  | Sizwe Banzi Is Dead
Performer: John Kani
 

Outstanding Actor in a Play

1975 | Nominee  | The Island
Performer: John Kani
 

Outstanding New Play (Foreign)

1975 | Nominee  | Sizwe Banzi Is Dead
Written by John Kani
 

Outstanding New Play (Foreign)

1975 | Nominee  | The Island
Written by John Kani

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