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HOLLYWOOD BASED KENYAN ACTOR DIES AFTER COLLAPSING ON SET

By Douglas Baya / Published on Monday, 07 Nov 2016 10:42 AM / No Comments / 346 views

The country is still in mourning following the death of numerous entertainers whose sudden demises drove Kenyans into somber mood. The dark cloud claimed renowned songstress Achieng Abura who was laid to rest in an emotional send off in Kisumu this past weekend. No sooner had Kenyans accepted the loss than another celebrity passed on in unclear circumstance. Former Capital FM presenter Grace Makosewe was found dead in her apartment ,making it the second major death in the entertainment circle.

Another NTV actress ,Shikuku also passed on after collapsing on set while rehearsing. Another renowned actor has died as Kenyans are still trying to get to terms with the sudden recurring deaths. The Kenyan entertainment circle has lost yet another player whose star had gotten him to Hollywood. Owiso Odera ,one of the main actors in the American series ‘The Originals’ has passed on. Owiso who played Papa Tunde in the series collapsed and died in Kentucky, US during rehearsals on Friday November 4th.

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Owiso collapsed as he was on set rehearsing and efforts to resuscitate him failed. The talented actor was pronounced dead minutes later. Owiso has left behind one wife ,Nicole and siblings Roney, Peter, Sheila ,Sharon and Milly. He was the son of prominent scholar Prof. Odera Oruo.Before his death Owiso had played roles in various Hollywood movies with The Originals TV series being one of his successful movies.

 

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