Actors who have played Nelson Mandela

2013-12-06 14:26
 
Idris Elba,Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom
Cape Town – A true hero, Nelson Mandela’s life story has graced both the big and small screens.  Actors have described it as a great honour to portray Nelson Mandela.

Here are  the men who have played Mandela in the movies over the years.

Danny Glover Mandela (1987)



Sidney Poitier Mandela and de Klerk (1997)



Lindane Nkosi, is the only South Africa to have played Nelson Mandela. Drum (2004)



Dennis Haysbert Goodbye Bafana (2007)



Clarke Peters Endgame (2009)



Morgan Freeman Invictus (2009)



David Harewood Mrs. Mandela (2011)



Terrence Howard  Winnie Mandela (2011)



Idris Elba Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom (2013)



Mandela starred as himself in Malcom X (1992)

Watch his scene here:


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