LIST OF KENYAN ACTORS IN HOLLYWOOD

LIST OF KENYAN ACTORS IN HOLLYWOOD

August 10, 2020 0 By Ian Elroy Ogonji

Kenyan Fim Industry is broadening it’s wings, with a good number of actors and films cruising our flag on the international scopes. The game is changing every dawn with sprouts of new talents. There are a couple of Kenyan actors making moves in Hollywood with their acting prowess, here is the list:

LUPITA NYONG’O

Lupita is a Kenyan-Mexican actress and daughter of Anyang’ Nyong’o. She began her career in Hollywood as a production assistant. She has acted in East River (2008), Shuga (2009-2012), 12 years a slave (2013), Star Wars sequel trilogy (2015-2019), Black Panther (2018), Us (2019).

EDI GATHEGI

Edi was born in Nairobi, Kenya and grew up in Albany, California. He appeared in the television series House as Dr. Jeffrey Cole, as Laurent in Twilight Saga: New Moon, as Darwin in X-Men: First Class as Matias Solomon in The Blacklist and as Cheese Gone Baby Gone. He also featured in Into the Badlands as Baron Jacobee.

RAYMOND OFULA

Raymond is a Kenyan actor who has mad appearances in films such as To Walk With Lions (1999), Lara Croft: Tomb Raider – The Cradle Of Life (2003), The White Masai (2005), Winterreise (2006), The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind (2019) and Queen Sono. He also acted in Makutano Junction (2007) and Mali (2011-2015).

CHARLES GITONGA MAINA

He is a Kenyan-born actor famously known for his starring role in The Air Up There (1994) and SeaQuest 2032 (1993).

MARY OYAYA

She was born in Mombasa, Kenya and has lived kn various places including Canada, Sweden and Australia. She has acted in Farscape (1999) and Attack of the Clones (2002).

LENNY JUMA

He is well known for his appearances in Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life (2003), The Constant Gardener (2005), and Arthur and the Invisibles (2006).

BENJAMIN A. ONYANGO

Benjamin Alfred Onyango Ochieng was born in Nairobi Kenya. He is known for Tears of the Sun (2003), God’s Not Dead (2014) and Beautifully Broken (2018).