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Emmanuel Kabongo is a Zaire-born Canadian actor, who portrays Jack Fields in the first season of V Wars.

BiographyEdit

Kabongo was born and raised in Zaire (now known as the Democratic Republic of Congo) and subsequently relocated to South Africa during the war with his family. They later moved to Toronto, in 1998.

Since 2009, Kabongo has starred in several feature films and guest-starred on a variety of television programs.

He won the award for Best African Actor at the 2013 African Entertainment Awards, [1] in Toronto. He completed the Actors Conservatory Program at the Canadian Film Centre in 2015. From 2014-2016, Kabongo co-produced the award-winning web series Teenagers alongside filmmaker M. H. Murray. Kabongo also starred as T, the series' lead male protagonist, a role that earned him a Canadian Screen Award nomination for Best Performance in a Program or Series Produced for Digital Media, in 2016. Also in 2016, Kabongo produced and starred in the short film A Man's Story, for which he received funding from BravoFACT. The short film went on to premiere at the ReelWorld Film Festival in Toronto, where it won the Impact Award for Best Short Film of 2016. [2]

AppearancesEdit

V WarsEdit

Season 1

PicturesEdit

FilmographyEdit

Year Title Type Role
2019 V Wars TV Series Jack Fields
2020 Extracurricular Mike Vanden
2020 XXENOS Short Xxenos
2019 Run This Town
2018 Darken: Before the Dark TV Series Artemis
2018 Evolve: Year Zero TV Series Blue
2018 GUION Short Guion Bluford Jr.
2018 Kristal Clear TV Series Bae' (Benjamin)
2018 Taken TV Series Domingo
2017-2018 Frankie Drake Mysteries TV Series Moses Page
2017 21 Thunder TV Series Junior Lolo
2017 Brown Girl Begins Tony
2016 A Man's Story Short Kam Eganda
2016 Antibirth Luke
2016 Arlo Alone Short Dad
2016 The Other Half Officer James
2015 Hemlock Grove TV Series Marshall
2015 Jack in the Box Short Malcolm
2015 Quantico TV Series Kamran Tahan
2015 Showtime Short Wayne
2015 The Time Traveler Short
2014-2017 Teenagers TV Series T
2014 Agape Short Nathan
2014 Defiance: The Lost Ones TV Series EMC Soldier
2014 Disconnect Short Simon
2014 Exquisite Short Lionel
2014 Fight Short Alex
2014 Latter Short Sam
2014 Pompeii African Gladiator
2014 The Ron James Show TV Series
2013-2014 Rookie Blue TV Series Shay Bishop
2013 Air Emergency TV Series documentary First Officer Deyene
2013 Black Actress TV Series Jessie
2013 Murdoch Mysteries TV Series Al
2013 Refuge Short Guard
2013 Soul'd Out Short Devon
2013 The Animal Project Ray
2013 Trois nuits et une mort Short Friend of Nathe
2012 Call Me Fitz TV Series Joe
2012 Cybergeddon TV Series FBI Agent #1
2012 Shadowboxing Short Bobby / The Boxer
2012 Who Killed Me Short Hassan
2011 Christmas Magic TV Movie Chef #1
2011 InSecurity TV Series Shinka
2011 Night Express Crazy Billy
2011 Party for One Short Devon
2011 Vol de nuit Short The Young Man with the Bow Tie
2010 Breakout TV Series George Hyatte
2010 Flashpoint TV Series Kevin
2010 Never Talk to Strangers Short Man on Phone
2010 Nikita TV Series Safwani's Bodyguard #4
2010 The Asylum Husband
2010 Two Cities Short Jacob
2009-2010 F2: Forensic Factor TV Series Antwan Lewis / Buffalo Detective
2009 A Display of Emotion Short Raymond
2009 Cold Blood TV Series documentary Robert Berthea
2009 Jeff Batsoulis: Poet Short Andy
2009 Love Kills Short John
2009 The Red Pearl John

AwardsEdit

Year Award Category Nominated Result
2019 Reelworld Film Festival Trailblazer Awards [3] Actor Winner
2017 International Academy of Web Television [4] Best Male Performance – Drama Teenagers Nominee
2016 Canadian Screen Awards Performance in a Program or Series Produced for Digital Media Nominee
2014 Los Angeles Web Series Festival [5] Outstanding Drama Series Winner
2013 African Entertainment Awards [1] Best African Actor Winner

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 African Entertainment Awards Toronto 2013: Winners and Losers
  2. 16th Annual Reelworld Film Festival
  3. Reelworld Film Festival
  4. The 2017 IAWTV Award
  5. 2014 Lawebfest List Of Award-winning Show

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