- Doukouré, Cheik
- (1943, Kankan, Guinea-)After his secondary studies in Conakry, in 1964 he moved to France, where he graduated with a bachelor's degree in modern letters from La Sorbonne. He studied drama at Cours Simon and then at the Rue Blanche Conservatory before beginning a career as a stage, TV, and film actor. He notably played in Chut! (Jean-Pierre Mocky, 1972), Two People (Robert Wise, USA, 1972), L'Etat sauvage / UK and USA: Savage State (Francis Girod, 1978), Bako, l'Autre Rive (Jacques Champreux, 1979), Le Professionnel / USA: The Professional (Georges Lautner, 1981), Black Mic Mac (also co-screenwriter, Thomas Gilou, 1986), and Lumumba (Raoul Peck, 1990).Filmography1992 ◘ Blanc d'Ebène (also screenwriter; Guinea, France)1994 ◘ Le Ballon d'Or (also co-screenwriter; France / Guinea)2003 ◘ Paris selon Moussa (also co-screenwriter; France / Guinea)
Encyclopedia of French film directors . Philippe Rège. 2011.