43-Year Old Popular Actor Collapses, Dies During Rehearsal

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Internationally acclaimed Kenyan-born actor, Owiso Odera, who was best known for his role as Papa Tunde in the CW series The Americans, collapsed and died while he was performing.

According to numerous reports, Owiso who was living in Santa Monica, California, had been performing on stage in Kentucky when he suddenly collapsed. All efforts to revive him were not fruitful as he was pronounced dead just a few minutes later.

The sudden death of the 43-year-old on Thursday, November 4, still baffles everyone, including the deceased family. Mr Odera, whose biggest showing was in popular American series The Originals, had spent the last week acting on location in Washington DC in a new film Measure Plus Dido.

While speaking to The Standard on Sunday about the sad incident, Odera’s brother, Peter Oruko, said the family was yet to come to terms with the sudden demise of their brother.

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