• Actors and actresses from Kenya are getting recognized globally in the movie and film industry.

Lupita Nyong'o
Lupita Nyong'o
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The industry is changing rapidly and more talented actors and actresses from Kenya are getting recognized globally in the movie and film industry.

Here is a list of some of the actors.

1. Lupita Nyong'o

Lupita Nyong'o is a Kenyan-Mexican actress. She is the daughter of politician Anyang Nyong'o.

The Oscar winner has worked alongside Hollywood's finest.

Among them is the Late Chadwick Boseman and Michael B Jordan. The two were her castmates in Black Panther.

Her role further pivoted her award nominations in 2018.

She earned an Emmy in 2020 for her narration as an outstanding narrator for narrating Discovery Channel's docu-series, Serengeti.

Edi Gathegi
Edi Gathegi

2. Edi Gathegi

The actor is a Kenyan-born American film, stage, and television actor. He has been flying the Kenyan flag high since.

He has had appearances in many films e.g, The Twilight Saga; Breaking Dawn, Into The Badlands, and The Blacklist which are Tv series.

Owiso Odera
Owiso Odera

3. Owiso Odera

The late actor stated that he fell in love with the theatre before he started doing films.

His role in the Originals, a Vampire Diaries spin-off, was his most popular show.

4. Kiran Shah

Kiran Shah is an individual with an impressive filmography. He has done various roles in Titanic (1997), The Hobbit, Alice in Wonderland, The Lord of the Rings Trilogy, and The Chronicles of Narnia

Raymond Ofula
Raymond Ofula
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5. Raymond Ofula

The actor has over 30 years of experience in the industry. His over-the-top filmography skills have given him international recognition and the opportunity to work on global films and the latest one being Queen Sono.

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