Sign in
Download Opera News App

News Entertainment


Movie TV



Celebrities You Did Not Know Were Born in Kenya


When talking affirmation, Kenya is commended for the different contenders that have escaped's standard high. In any case, little is had some significant awareness of performers who turned out to be stunningly effective on the worldwide stage and were brought into the world in the country.

Edi Gathegi

Edi Mue Gathegi is a Kenyan performer, creator, and boss arranged in the US. He was brought into the world on March 10, 1979, in Nairobi Kenya.

In a gathering with Citizen TV's Jeff Koinange, Gathegi exhibited that he moved with his family to the US at three years of age and experienced youth in Albany, California.

His calling began in theater articulations in 2005 going before he got his critical achievement on screen as a Haitian Cabbie in the 2006 film Crank that featured British performer Jason Statham.

Gathegi has remembered for in excess of 20 movies including; Crank(2006), The Twilight(2008-2012), X-Men(2009), Startup(2016-), The Blacklist(2017), Into the Badlands(2017-).

Manoj Sood

Manoj Sood is a Canadian-based performer, producer, and boss. He was brought into the world on May 5, 1962, in Mombasa to Hindu watchmen, Dr. B. K. Sood and Narindar Sood.

He moved to Canada in 1964 with his people, encountering adolescence in Calgary, Canada and focusing on film at St Michaels University School in Victoria, British Columbia

Sood entered the redirection world in 1994, dealing with a supporting position in an American movie the week after his first tryout. His vitally acting experience until the occupation had been from his acting classes.

From that point forward, by then, Sood has featured in films and TV series like; Romeo Must Die, Supernatural, Insomnia, Tomorrowland, Diary of a Wimpy Kid and various more.

Veena Sood

Veena Sood is a Canadian based performer and creator. She was brought into the world in Nairobi to Dr. B. K. Sood and Narindar Sood.

She moved to Canada in 1964 with her people, and kin Manoj Sood.

As per her site, she has a 3-decade establishment in improvisational theater. She has acted in different film, TV and sensational manifestations in Canada and abroad.

She by and by remembers for; The Twilight Zone (2020), Charmed, Loudermilk, The Murders (CTV Canada). Various appearances incorporate Welcome to Marwen, Riverdale, Lucifer, and The X-Files.

In 2019, Veena was a recipient of The North Shore Fund Award and The Sam Payne Award for her accomplishments as a performer, and responsibilities to the creative local area.

Veena emcees event events and TV specials, produces radio web accounts and web series, close by voicing kid's shows.

Veena is a Leo Award victor for her TV work, and a three-time Jessie Richardson Award chosen one and champ for her work in front of an audience.

Barkhad Abdirahman

Barkhad Abdirahman is an energetic confident performer arranged in the US. He was brought into the world on June 15, 1994, in Nairobi Kenya.

Barkhad experienced most of his life in the Cedar-Riverside region, on the south side of Minneapolis, Minnesota, US.

He at first showed up as Bilal in a 2013 Sony Production, Captain Phillips.

In 2017, Barkhad made a film named Watu Wote(All of us) which won an Oscar assignment. Barkhad has also remembered for films like TV series Base, A Stray, Neighborhoods, and First Person Plural.

Kiran Shah

Kiran Shah is a 63-year-old Kenyan-Indian performer, substitute, creature performer and development get performer. He was brought into the world in Nairobi on September 28, 1956.

As indicated by his site, Kiran lived with his family in Kenya until the age of twelve when his family moved to India and later to Crawley, West Sussex, England.

Kiran found his friendship for film while in India and the movement to the UK helped him with supporting his energy.

He has managed a perceived work in the amusement world remembering for blockbuster films and two Guinness Book of Records Feats.

Starting around 2003, Kiran turned into a Guinness World Record holder as the briefest master substitute as of now working in the diversion world in 2010 by being the most restricted wing walker.

This elaborate Kiran being attached to the wing of a 1940′s Boeing Spearman biplane and going at the speed of 120mph at 300m (1000ft) noticeable all around.

Kiran has featured in the going with films; Spiderman, Titanic, James Bond, Harry Potter, Lord of The Rings, Chronicles of Narnia and various more.

Profound Roy

Profound Roy is a Kenyan-Indian performer, substitute and puppeteer. He was imagined Mohinder Purba on January 26, 1949, in Nairobi, British Kenya.

At 132 centimeters (4 ft 4 in) tall, he has habitually been given a job as little characters, similar to the Oompa-Loompas in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Keenser in Star Trek and coming about films Kelvin Timeline, and in TV series like The X-Files, Doctor Who, and Eastbound and Down.

He made his master screen acting presentation in a 1976 scene of The New Avengers, named Target as an individual named Klokoe. He made his film debut later that very year, in The Pink Panther Strikes Again, as the Italian Assassin.

Roy has played gorillas in two movies: Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes and again in the Tim Burton patch up of Planet of the Apes (2001) in two positions, one as an energetic gorilla kid and as Thade's niece.

Ptolemy Slocum

Ptolemy Slocum is an American performer generally famous for his occupation as Sylvester in Westworld.

Slocum was brought into the world in the Kenyan capital Nairobi. He was named after the Greek space master Claudius Ptolemy and has been dynamic as a performer starting around 2003.

He recently highlighted in a couple of short motion pictures, before his first film appearance in 2005, portraying Ron in Hitch. In like manner, he began to take on guest occupations in different striking US series, like The Sopranos, The Wire, Fringe, Burn Notice, How I Met Your Mother, Criminal Minds, and others.

Slocum has taken on extra redundant positions, as in Looking and Preacher. Beginning around 2016, he expects the piece of Sylvester in the science fiction series Westworld.

GlobalNews would really like to thank all of the fans and supporters for the love and aid, guidance you have proven us. We promise to constantly deliver modern, quality and informative articles. Please continue to guide us by way of Commenting, liking and sharing our posts with other people and on social media. God bless you.


Content created and supplied by: GlobalNews (via Opera News )

Edi Mue Gathegi Jeff Koinange Kenya Nairobi US.


Load app to read more comments