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Nom de naissance Gammana Patabendige Don John Abeywickrama
Naissance 22 juin 1927
Mort 21 septembre 2011 (à 84 ans)

Gammana Patabendige Don John "Joe" Abeywickrama (Sinhala:ජෝ අබේවික්‍රම) (22 June 1927 – 21 September 2011), known as Joe Abeywickrama, was an award-winning Sri Lankan actor. He began acting in 1955 and achieved fame as a comedic actor. Since 1965, Abeywickrama has also done dramatic roles.

He has won 18 Sarasavi Awards and Pesidential Awards. At the 1999 Singapore International Film Festival, Abeywickrama won a Silver Screen Award for Best Asian Actor for his portrayal of a grieving father in Pura Handa Kaluwara (English: Death on a Full Moon Day), a first for a Sri Lankan. He is considered by many to be the finest character actor the country has produced
He is also widely known as a Crowned king of Sri Lankan cinema history and he was the second to die from the three crowned cinema heroes. (the first cinema king to die was Gamini Fonseka and last of three to die was Tony Ranasinghe).

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Filmographie de Joe Abeywickrama (22 films)

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Pura Handa Kaluwara
Réalisé par Prasanna Vithanage
Genres Drame
Thèmes La mer, Transport
Acteurs Joe Abeywickrama
Rôle Vannihamy
Note76% 3.8205453.8205453.8205453.8205453.820545
In a draught-stricken land marred by ethnic conflict, the sons of the rural poor are dying in a bitter civil war.
Suddilage Kathaawa, 2h25
Acteurs Swarna Mallawarachchi, Joe Abeywickrama, Cyril Wickramage
Rôle Arachchila

Set in 1958, Suddhi (Swarna Mallawarachchi) is married to a notorious criminal in the village, Romial (Cyril Wickramage), who has been taken into the local jail on suspicion of murder. In the meantime, Suddi depends on various men in the village to provide her provisions by sleeping with them. Some time before Romial comes home, Suddi starts sleeping with Mudalali (Sommie Rathnayake), a shrewd businessman from town, and he becomes her main lover and provider.
Baddegama (1980)

Réalisé par Lester James Peries
Origine Sri Lanka
Genres Drame
Acteurs Joe Abeywickrama, Vijaya Kumaranatunga, Tony Ranasinghe, Henry Jayasena
Rôle Silindu
Note70% 3.536633.536633.536633.536633.53663
The lives of a poor family in a small village called Beddagama (literally, "The village in the jungle") as they struggle to survive the challenges presented by poverty, disease, superstition, the unsympathetic colonial system, and the jungle itself. The head of the family is a hunter named Silindu, who has two daughters named Punchi Menika and Hinnihami. After being manipulated by the village authorities and a debt collector, Silindu is put on trial for murder
Bambaru Avith, 1h50
Réalisé par Dharmasena Pathiraja
Origine Sri Lanka
Acteurs Vijaya Kumaranatunga, Joe Abeywickrama

The film is set in a fishing village. Anton Aiya is an exploiter who outwardly resembles and acts like a regular fisherman. He feeds off the other fishermen. Into this setting arrives members of the urban entrepreneurial youth. They have adapted to Western Culture, dressing like Westerners and preferring Western music.
Gahanu Lamai, 1h50
Réalisé par Sumitra Peries
Genres Drame
Acteurs Vasanthi Chathurani, Joe Abeywickrama
Rôle Doctor
Note75% 3.777773.777773.777773.777773.77777
Kusum witnesses Nimal leading a procession into their village. Kusum then recalls her childhood spent with friend Nimal. She is taught by the older boy. Kusum then starts boarding school with a transition to her at an older age. She gains a friend in Podmini who admires Kusum's innocence.
Kolomba Sanniya
Origine Sri Lanka
Acteurs Geetha Kumarasinghe, Joe Abeywickrama, Freddie Silva
Note78% 3.9382053.9382053.9382053.9382053.938205
Andare, (Joe Abeywickrema) a rustic villager finds a valuable gem when he goes behind a bush to perform his morning ablutions. (no toilets in the village) He sells the gem and buys a house in Colombo. The whole family, Andare's elder sister (Denawaka Hamine), brother Jakolis (Eddie Jayamanne), son (Freddie Silva) and daughter (Geetha Kumarasinghe) try their best to get adjusted to the life of Colombo 7 - Cinnamon Gardens and as they find eventually, it is not an easy task.
Madol Duwa
Madol Duwa (1976)
, 1h32
Réalisé par Lester James Peries
Origine Sri Lanka
Acteurs Joe Abeywickrama
Rôle Dharmasena Guru
Note78% 3.9370553.9370553.9370553.9370553.937055
Young Upali Giniwella (Ajith Jinadasa) is resentful of his new stepmother (Somalatha Subasinghe) and lashes out by committing harmless acts of mischief around the village. For this Upali is sent to a boarding school where he bonds with the headmaster (Joe Abeywickrema). He once again gets into trouble however and is returned home when a new headmaster installed.
Desa Nisa
Desa Nisa (1972)
, 1h37
Réalisé par Lester James Peries
Origine Sri Lanka
Acteurs Joe Abeywickrama, Ravindra Randeniya
Rôle Nirudaka

Nirudaka (Joe Abeywickrema) is an ugly man who is only loved by his mother (Denawaka Hamine) and taunted by others. He falls in love with blind Sundari (Sriyani Amarasena) and they get married.
Welikathara, 1h58
Origine Sri Lanka
Genres Drame, Thriller
Acteurs Joe Abeywickrama, Gamini Fonseka
Rôle Goring Mudalali 'Dipthilage Mudiyanselage Sudu Banda'
Note21% 1.092351.092351.092351.092351.09235
The film is about the clash between Goring Mudalali (Joe Abeywickrema) and ASP Randeniya (Gamini Fonseka).
තුංමං හංදිය, 1h33
Origine Sri Lanka
Genres Drame
Acteurs Joe Abeywickrama, Chandra Kaluarachchi
Rôle Abilin
Note81% 4.0846254.0846254.0846254.0846254.084625
The film is set in a small village and follows progression in painter Abilin's (Joe Abeywickrema) life through the eyes of his nephew Sirisena (Kumara Balasooriya, Karunarathna Ranasinghe). Abilin is an alcoholic and drifts through his life in debt and without focus. After getting into arguments with other villagers and his own brother (Dharmadasa Kuruppu), Abilin decides to take a job with a rich landowner (A. P. Gunarathna).