Isaach De Bankolé, César Award-winning actor, was born on the Ivory Coast. The Elder wears a lip plate and ear gauges. Tan tribal warrior outfit with horned hat, cowrie-shell bordered shoulder sash, and flared sleeves.

Lip plate is prosthetic that took hours to put on every day. Most recently, he has appeared in the films Black Panther (2018) and Shaft (2019). He was discovered on the streets of Paris while studying to be an airline pilot. De Bankolé was born in Abidjan, to Yoruba parents from Benin.

The River Tribe is Nakia’s tribe. Coronation Outfit. He has a degree in acting from Cours Simon and a Masters in Mathematics from the Universite de Paris. The River Tribe Elder is the leader of the River Tribe and a member of the Wakandan Tribal Council. Actor: Years active: 1984–present: Spouse(s) Cassandra Wilson (m. 2000) Isaach or Isaac de Bankolé (born 12 August 1957) is an Ivorian-French-American actor. Trivia Isaach De Bankolé previously worked with Forest Whitaker in Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai., Isaach De Bankolé previously worked with Danai Gurira in Mother of George. Early life and education. His grandparents are from Nigeria. Isaach De Bankolé portrayed River Tribe Elder in Black Panther. LATEST FEATURED FITNESS & WELLBEING VIDEO Subscribe To RiverTribe Get exclusive insights on Business, inspirational local stories and thought-provoking interviews from Richmond's top influencers directly to your mailbox when you subscribe for FREE. Isaach De Bankolé, Actor: Casino Royale.