Nǃxau ǂToma

1944 - 2003

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Nǃxau ǂToma (short: Nǃxau, alternative spelling Gcao Tekene Çoma or Coma; c. 1944 – 5 July 2003) was a Namibian bush farmer and actor who starred in the 1980 film The Gods Must Be Crazy and its sequels, in which he played the Kalahari Bushman Xixo. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Nǃxau ǂToma has received more than 1,069,763 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Nǃxau ǂToma is the 766th most popular actor (down from 714th in 2019), the most popular biography from Namibia (up from 2nd in 2019) and the most popular Namibian Actor.

Nǃxau ǂtoma is most famous for its red-orange clay. The clay is used to make a variety of products, such as pottery, bricks, and tiles.

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  • 32

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  • 2.96

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Among actors, Nǃxau ǂToma ranks 766 out of 10,030Before him are Val Kilmer, Katharine Ross, David Prowse, Linda Cristal, Kim Cattrall, and Jane Wyman. After him are Olivia Hussey, John Gavin, Elizabeth Montgomery, José Ferrer, Dirk Bogarde, and Gary Busey.

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Among people born in 1944, Nǃxau ǂToma ranks 86Before him are Tahar Ben Jelloun, Keith Emerson, Thein Sein, Roger Scruton, Gianni Morandi, and Jean-Pierre Sauvage. After him are Gary Busey, W. G. Sebald, Claudia Mori, Mairead Maguire, Killing of Peter Fechter, and Ren Zhengfei. Among people deceased in 2003, Nǃxau ǂToma ranks 45Before him are Edgar F. Codd, Frederick Chapman Robbins, Franco Corelli, Leslie Cheung, Mario Beccaria, and John Schlesinger. After him are Roberto Bolaño, Bob Hope, Rasul Gamzatov, Lee Yoo-hyung, Annemarie Schimmel, and Jack Elam.

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In Namibia

Among people born in Namibia, Nǃxau ǂToma ranks 1 out of 12After him are Hage Geingob (1941), Sam Nujoma (1929), Hifikepunye Pohamba (1936), Saara Kuugongelwa (1967), Theo-Ben Gurirab (1938), Nahas Angula (1943), Frankie Fredericks (1967), Collin Benjamin (1978), Percy Montgomery (1974), Michelle McLean (1972), and Helalia Johannes (1980).

Among ACTORS In Namibia

Among actors born in Namibia, Nǃxau ǂToma ranks 1

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