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Tongayi Chirisa Will Play Catholic Priest From Zimbabwe In CBS Untitled NYC-Set Pilot

Photo of Tambay A. Obenson By Tambay A. Obenson | Shadow and Act March 4, 2013 at 10:39AM

Tongayi Chirisa Will Play Catholic Priest From Zimbabwe In CBS Untitled NYC-Set Pilot
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Tongayi Chirisa

Relative newcomer Tongayi Chirisa has been cast as in CBS’ untitled comedy pilot from Jim Gaffigan, whicht centers on Jim (Gaffigan) a guy who lives with his wife Jeannie (Mira Sorvino) and five kids in a 2-bedroom New York apartment.

Chirisa will play a Father Nicholas Ngungumbane, described as a Catholic priest from Zimbabwe, who recently moved to New York, and who tries to convince Jim to come to church more often.

Chirisa will likely be best known for his season-long work on NBC's adventure series Crusoe.

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