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Hakeem Olajuwon

Hakeem Olajuwon was born on January 21, 1963 in Lagos, Nigeria as Akeem Abdul Olajuwon. He is an actor, known for Heaven Is a Playground (1991), All Pro Sports Basketball: Hakeem Olajuwon - Dream Center (1998) and Hoops Africa: Ubuntu Matters (2017). He has been married to Dalia Asafi since August 8, 1996. They have two children. See full bio »

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 1991 Heaven Is a Playground
Luther Hakim
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Other Works:

Print ads for Murray's Superior Products line of hair care items (1987). See more »

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Akeem Olajuwon


6' 10" (2.08 m)

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His jersey, #34, was retired by the Rockets in 2002. See more »


Perfected the unstoppable "Dream Shake" spin move like no one else See more »


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