The Lion of Africa

The Lion of Africa is a 1987 American adventure film directed by Kevin Connor and written by Bruce Franklin Singer. The film stars Brian Dennehy, Brooke Adams, Yosef Shiloach, Don Warrington, Carl Andrews and Katherine Schofield. The film premiered on June 28, 1987, on HBO.[1][2][3]

The Lion of Africa
Written byBruce Franklin Singer
Directed byKevin Connor
StarringBrian Dennehy
Brooke Adams
Yosef Shiloach
Don Warrington
Carl Andrews
Katherine Schofield
Composer(s)George S. Clinton
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
Producer(s)Yoram Ben-Ami
CinematographyDennis Lewiston
Editor(s)Bernard Gribble
Running time115 minutes
Production company(s)HBO Pictures
DistributorWarner Bros. Television Distribution
Original networkHBO
Picture formatColor
Audio formatMono
Original release
  • June 28, 1987 (1987-06-28)



  • Brian Dennehy as Sam Marsh
  • Brooke Adams as Grace Danet
  • Yosef Shiloach as Valentim
  • Don Warrington as Henry Piggot
  • Carl Andrews as Jemmy Banta
  • Katherine Schofield as Cecilia
  • Joe Chege as Wallace
  • Tony Msalame as African Doctor
  • Oliver Litondo as Sergeant
  • William Tsuma as Joko
  • Rose Maruru as Joko's Girlfriend
  • Edwin Mahinda as Joko's Brother
  • Mwangangi Ndunda as Kandinko Shaman
  • Margaret Averdling as Jemmy's Wife


  1. Kathleen Naureckas (1988-02-14). ""The Lion of Africa" (Brian Dennehy, Brooke Adams". Retrieved 2017-11-07.
  2. "Lion of Africa, The (1987) - Overview". Retrieved 2017-11-07.
  3. Jason Ankeny. "The Lion of Africa (1987) - Kevin Connor". AllMovie. Retrieved 2017-11-07.
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