BirthdayJune 13, 1933

Celebrity biographies

  1. About Joe Abeywickrama

    Full name: Joe Abeywickrama
    Also known as: Joe Abeywickrama, Abeywickrama, Joe
    Professions: Actor, Writer
    Nationality: Sri Lankan
    Occupation: Actor

  2. Joe Abeywickrama Known for

    Crowned king of Sri Lankan cinema

  3. Joe Abeywickrama Death information

    Died: Wednesday, 21st of September, 2011 (Age: 78)

  4. Joe Abeywickrama Biography

    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

  5. Joe Abeywickrama Family

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