Kenyan-born Hollywood actor Owiso Odera is dead. Owiso, who was best known for his role as Papa Tunde in the CW series The Americans, collapsed and died while he was rehearsing.
Sources say that Owiso who was living in Santa Monica, California, had been performing on stage in Kentucky when he suddenly collapsed. Efforts to revive him were fruitless and he was pronounced dead a few minutes after.
Owiso travelled to the US after completing his studies at St Mary’s School. He later got a scholarship to study at an Indiana College and proceeded to pursue a Masters Degree in Fine Arts at the University of California San Diego.
He died at the age of 43, the cause of his death is yet to be established.
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