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Gamini Fonseka est un Acteur Sri Lankais né le 21 mars 1936 à Mount Lavinia (Sri Lanka)

Gamini Fonseka

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Nom de naissance Sembuge Gamini Shelton Fonseka
Nationalité Sri Lanka
Naissance 21 mars 1936 à Mount Lavinia (Sri Lanka)
Mort 30 septembre 2004 (à 68 ans) à Ja-Ela (Sri Lanka)

Sembuge Gamini Shelton Fonseka (Sinhala:සෙම්බුගේ ගාමිනි ශෙල්ටන් ෆොන්සෙකා) (1936–2004) was a Sri Lankan film actor, film director and politician.

He is widely regarded as the King of Sri Lankan cinema history and first Crowned King out of three ( Joe Abeywickrama and Tony Ranasinghe are others) to die.

Fonseka was born on 21 March 1936 in Dehiwela the third child of William and Daisy Fonseka. Starting school at a Presbyterian institution, Gamini moved on to S. Thomas' College, Mt. Lavinia. As a youngster, he gained repute for imitating administrative figures at school. Gamini also prospered in the study of the Sinhala language and literature (under the guidance of Mr D.S. Jayasekera who is also reputed to have introduced him to acting in stage plays) and placed in the upper fourth for a Sinhala literature prize. The award for this achievement was presented to him by S. Thomas' graduate and Sri Lankan Prime Minister D. S. Senanayake. Gamini was also an accomplished cricket player. Gamini Fonseka married his longtime girlfriend Dorothy Margaret Valencia also known as Tina in 1962 and had four children Chamila, Thanuja, Dammith and Ishara. Many years later he also fathered Kaushalya and Poornima. He remained married to Tina until his death in September 2004.

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Filmographie de Gamini Fonseka (11 films)

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Yuganthaya
Yuganthaya (1982)
, 2h10
Réalisé par Lester James Peries
Acteurs Gamini Fonseka
Rôle Simon Kabilana
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Simon Kabilana (Gamini Fonseka) is a powerful ruthless capitalist who uses terror to keep his workers under control and yield high production quotas. His son Malin (Richard De Zoysa) is the complete opposite, coming back from England idolizing Marx and Lenin, causing them to clash. Malin eventually gives up his fortunes in his father's company and works toward a confrontation with his father.
Le Trésor
Le Trésor (1973)

Réalisé par Lester James Peries
Origine Sri Lanka
Acteurs Gamini Fonseka, Wijeratne Warakagoda
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A man known as Willy Abenayake (Gamini Fonseka) who belongs to a wealthy family in a village in Sri Lanka, is interested in superstitious things. One day he finds an old Ola Leaf manuscript, which states the where-abouts of a treasure in a rock cave that belongs to an ancient king. However, according to the manuscript, he has to sacrifice the life of a virgin woman who has four black birth marks in her neck, in order to gain access to the treasure.
Welikathara, 1h58
Origine Sri Lanka
Acteurs Joe Abeywickrama, Gamini Fonseka

The film is about the clash between Goring Mudalali (Joe Abeywickrema) and ASP Randeniya (Gamini Fonseka).
Changement au village, 1h45
Réalisé par Lester James Peries
Origine Sri Lanka
Genres Drame
Acteurs Henry Jayasena, Gamini Fonseka
Rôle Jinadasa
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Piyal (Henry Jayasena) is a handsome young teacher who is hired to teach English to Nanda (Punya Heendeniya), a member of a high class family. They fall in love, but can't elope because Piyal is of a lower class. Nanda's parents instead push her into a marriage with Jinadasa (Gamini Fonseka), who is of the same class as them. With economic downturn in Sri Lanka, both families lose their status and Jinadasa leaves to try to make a better life for himself; he never achieves his goal and dies penniless. Piyal and Nanda can now finally come together. They have changed however, and the earlier idylic nature of their relationship is not recaptured.
Chandiya
Chandiya (1965)

Réalisé par Titus Thotawatte
Acteurs Gamini Fonseka, Joe Abeywickrama

Troubled youth encounters the pressures of city life and villainous characters.
Dheewarayo
Dheewarayo (1964)

Acteurs Gamini Fonseka

Story about fishing folk. Cast
Getawarayo
Getawarayo (1964)
, 1h48
Acteurs Gamini Fonseka, Joe Abeywickrama, Tony Ranasinghe

A village fisherman Jayasena Fernando (Gamini Fonseka) acquires a job in the city at the company where his friend Semanaris (Joe Abeywickrama) works. As Jaya becomes successful he draws the ire of rich boatsman Lalith Hettiarachchi and the interest of his boss's daughter Surangani (Nilmini De Silva). Jaya gradually forgets about his former girlfriend Karuna (Sobini Amarasinghe) (after a misunderstanding with her brother) and begins vying for Sue's attention. In the end Jaya realizes that Sue doesn't matter to him and that he loves Karuna. He decides to go back home after beating Lalith in a motor boat race. Karuna however has married when Jaya returns and the film ends with him contemplating his future to the strains of Amaradeva's voice.
Ranmuthu Duwa
Origine Sri Lanka
Acteurs Gamini Fonseka, Joe Abeywickrama

The film is about the discovery of an underwater treasure. It involves a mixture of ancient legends, human treachery and romance.
sandesaya
sandesaya (1960)
, 2h
Réalisé par Lester James Peries
Origine Sri Lanka
Genres Drame, Guerre, Historique, Romance
Acteurs Gamini Fonseka, Iranganie Roxanna Serasinghe
Rôle dhamitha

A band of guerrillas led by Bandara (Ananda Jayaratne) lead a resistance against Portuguese invaders. Bandara is in love with Sumana (Kanthi Gunatunga).