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Inspiring!!! Somali-American actor, Barkhad Abdi shares his story of driver to Oscar nominee on CNN



Barkhad AbdiYes, apart from 12 Years a Slave stars, Lupita Nyong’o and Chiwetel Ejiofor, another Africanwas nominated for the 2014 Oscars. Barkhad Abdi who is from Somalia, made his first ever acting debut alongside Hollywood movie star Tom Hanks in one of 2013′s biggest movies – Captain Phillips.The rising actor who was a former limousine driver  shares through a telephone conversation with CNN correspondents, how he scored the role.