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List of famous movie actors & actresses who were born in Nairobi, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Some of these celebrities weren't necessarily born in Nairobi, as in some cases Nairobi may only be their hometown and not necessarily their birthplace. If you're from Nairobi then your city's claim to fame might be that the actors and actresses listed below are from there as well. There may be a lot of famous athletes, musicians and other famous people that were born in Nairobi, but this list highlights only names of actors and actresses.

List ranges from Richard Dawkins to Veena Sood and more.

This list answers the questions, "Which actors are from Nairobi?" and "Which famous actors were born in Nairobi?"

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Ainea Ojiambo is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Film Actors From Nairobi
Ainea Ojiambo age 48 Ainea Ojiambo is an actor.

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Benjamin Ochieng is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Film Actors From Nairobi
Benjamin Ochieng is a film actor.

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Berda Gilmore is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Film Actors From Nairobi
Berda Gilmore Berda Gilmore is an actor.

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Brad Marshall is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Film Actors From Nairobi
Brad Marshall age 51 Brad Marshall is an American actor. Marshall was born in Nairobi, Kenya to Brad Marshall and Sandy Marshall. He has three brothers: Ryan, Neil, and Eric. He lives in Knoxville, Tennessee, United ...more

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Charles Mnene is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Film Actors From Nairobi
age 33 Charles Dieva Mnene is a Kenyan-British film, television and stage actor. Mnene's television appearances include guest roles in The Bill, Holby City, Doctors and the drama Ahead of the Class, ...more

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Claudia Marsani is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Film Actors From Nairobi
Claudia Marsani age 59 Claudia Marsani is an actress.

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Deep Roy is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Film Actors From Nairobi
age 61 Gurdeep Roy, sometimes credited as Roy Deep, Gordeep Roy, or Deep Roy, is a Kenyan-born Indian actor, stuntman, and puppeteer. Due to his diminutive size, he has appeared in a number of ...more

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Derek Pringle is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Film Actors From Nairobi
age 60 Derek Raymond Pringle is an English former Test and ODI cricketer for England, and is now a cricket journalist. He was educated at Felsted School and Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge.

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Edi Gathegi is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Film Actors From Nairobi
age 39 Edi Mue Gathegi is a Kenyan-American film, stage and television actor. He appeared as recurring character Dr. Jeffrey Cole in the television series House, as Cheese in the 2007 film Gone Baby ...more

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Fadia Stella is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Film Actors From Nairobi
age 44 Fadia Stella is an actress.

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Jenny Funnell is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Film Actors From Nairobi
age 55 Jenny Funnell is a British actress best known for her role as Sandy in the British sitcom As Time Goes By. Funnell was born in Kenya, then still a British colony, and has a twin sister. She ...more

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John F. Landry is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Film Actors From Nairobi
John F. Landry is a film actor.

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Josh Saviano is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Film Actors From Nairobi
age 42 Joshua David "Josh" Saviano is an American lawyer and former child actor who played Kevin Arnold's best friend, Paul Joshua Pfeiffer, in the comedy-drama television show The Wonder

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Kiran Shah is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Film Actors From Nairobi
age 62 Kiran Shah is a Kenyan-Indian actor and a stuntman. Shah was born in Nairobi, Kenya. He lived in Kenya until he was twelve years old, when he moved to India with his family. While living in ...more

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Kulvinder Ghir is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Film Actors From Nairobi
age 53 Kulvinder Ghir is a Kenyan-born British actor, comedian and writer. He is best known as one of the cast members in BBC sketch show Goodness Gracious Me.

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Maureen Connell is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Film Actors From Nairobi
Maureen Connell age 87 Maureen Connell is a Kenyan-born British actress.

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Michael Rainey Jr. is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Film Actors From Nairobi
Michael Rainey Jr. age 16 Michael Rainey Jr. is an actor.

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Ptolemy Slocum is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Film Actors From Nairobi
Ptolemy Slocum age 43 Ptolemy Slocum is an actor.

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Richard Dawkins is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Film Actors From Nairobi
age 77 Clinton Richard Dawkins, FRS, FRSL is an English ethologist, evolutionary biologist, and writer. He is an emeritus fellow of New College, Oxford, and was the University of Oxford's Professor for ...more

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Roger Whittaker is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Film Actors From Nairobi
age 82 Roger Whittaker is a Kenyan/British singer-songwriter and musician, who was born in Nairobi. His music is an eclectic mix of folk music and popular songs in addition to radio airplay hits. He is ...more

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Simon King is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Film Actors From Nairobi
age 56 Simon King is a cinematographer.

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Tenniel Evans is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Film Actors From Nairobi
Died at 83 (1926-2009) Walter Tenniel Evans was a British actor.

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Veena Sood is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Film Actors From Nairobi
Veena Sood is a Kenyan-born Canadian-based film and television actress of Punjabi Indian descent. She works in both the UK and Canada. She starred in "Grace", Connie and Carla, Helen, ...more

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William Mervyn is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Film Actors From Nairobi
Died at 64 (1912-1976) William Mervyn was an English actor best known for his portrayal of the Bishop in the clerical comedy All Gas and Gaiters.

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Zena Marshall is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Film Actors From Nairobi
Died at 83 (1926-2009) Zena Moyra Marshall was a British actress of film and television.