Birth Place Matching "Nairobi, Kenya" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)

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1. Edi Gathegi

Actor | X: First Class

Edi Gathegi was born on March 10, 1979 in Nairobi, Kenya as Edi Mue Gathegi. He is an actor and producer, known for X: First Class (2011), Gone Baby Gone (2007) and Criminal Activities (2015).

2. Deep Roy

Actor | Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Deep Roy was born on December 1, 1957 in Nairobi, Kenya as Mohinder Purba. He is known for his work on Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005), Star Trek (2009) and Corpse Bride (2005).

3. Kiran Shah

Actor | The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

In 2004, Kiran was back in New Zealand filming The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005) playing a character called Ginarrbrik.

He also writes poetry; his work has been published in Britain and America.

Kiran is a "Guinness World Record" holder as the "shortest professional...

4. Zena Marshall

Actress | Dr. No

Striking, dark-haired beauty Zena Moyra Marshall was born of French (from her mother's side) and English/Irish (her father's) ancestry in Narobi, Kenya. After the early death of her father, her mother remarried and moved the family to Leicestershire. Zena received her education from St Mary's Roman...

5. Gurinder Chadha

Producer | Bend It Like Beckham

Gurinder Chadha was born in Kenya, and grew up in Southall, London, England. She began her career as a news reporter with BBC Radio, directed several award winning documentaries for the BBC, and began an alliance with the British Film Institute (BFI) and Channel Four. In 2001, Chadha set up her own...

6. Ptolemy Slocum

Actor | Westworld

Ptolemy Slocum was born on November 20, 1975 in Nairobi, Kenya. He is an actor and director, known for Westworld (2016), Would You Rather (2012) and Hitch (2005).

7. Kulvinder Ghir

Actor | Bend It Like Beckham

Kulvinder Ghir's diversity in the entertainment industry has seen him perform on TV, film and theatre. His transition into comedy wasn't easy. As a young man, worried how his parents would react to his passion, he would secretly go off to comedy clubs to perform. Conquering tough audiences gave him...

8. Barkhad Abdirahman

Actor | Captain Phillips

Barkhad Abdirahman, is a young aspiring actor that can be seen in a number of films. From he's debut role in Captain Philips, a 2013 Sony production, to his recently Oscar nominated film Watu Wote: All of us. Originally born in the city of Galkayo, a city located in the north-central region of ...

9. Maureen Connell

Actress | Kill Her Gently

Maureen Connell was born on August 2, 1931 in Nairobi, Kenya. She is an actress, known for Kill Her Gently (1957), Lucky Jim (1957) and ITV Television Playhouse (1955). She was previously married to John Guillermin.

10. Veena Sood

Actress | The Big Year

Veena Sood is an award-winning actress - of Indian descent, and is internationally recognized for her versatility in both comedy and drama. She has a theatre degree in Drama and went on to co-found "The Loose Moose Theatre Company" with Improv master Keith Johnstone. Over the years Veena has ...

11. Tenniel Evans

Actor | Knights of God

Tenniel Evans briefly attended the British Army officer training centre Sandhurst (1945-1946). He studied German and economics at St. Andrews University (1946-1949). He attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (1949-1951) and acted on stage from 1951, although he also had an in-between job as a ...

12. Philippa Gregory

Writer | The Other Boleyn Girl

Philippa Gregory was born on January 9, 1954 in Nairobi, Kenya. She is a writer and producer, known for The Other Boleyn Girl (2008), The White Queen (2013) and A Respectable Trade (1998). She is married to Anthony Mason. She was previously married to Paul Carter and Peter Chislett.

13. Richard Dawkins

Actor | Doctor Who

Richard Dawkins was born on March 26, 1941 in Nairobi, Kenya as Clinton Richard Dawkins. He is an actor and writer, known for Doctor Who (2005), Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed (2008) and Intersect. He has been married to Lalla Ward since September 1992. He was previously married to Eve Barham ...

14. William Mervyn

Actor | The Ruling Class

William Mervyn was born on January 3, 1912 in Nairobi, Kenya as William Mervyn Pickwoad. He was an actor, known for The Ruling Class (1972), Silas Marner (1964) and The Eustace Diamonds (1959). He was married to Anne Margaret Payne Cooke. He died on August 6, 1976 in London, England.

15. Ali Velshi

Actor | Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps

Ali Velshi was born on October 29, 1969 in Nairobi, Kenya. He is an actor and writer, known for Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps (2010), Around the World in 90 Seconds (2006) and CNN Breaking News: Terror Attempt on U.S. Airliner (2009).

16. Cedric De Souza

Actor | The Chronicles of Riddick

Cedric De Souza was born in Nairobi, Kenya and is the son of Tony (ex-Calangute) & Bridget (ex-Navelim) De Souza. He was educated at Westgate-On-Sea, Kent, UK after which he returned to Nairobi where he worked at the Donovan Maule Theatre. In 2006, it he was living in Vancouver, BC, Canada and his ...

17. Roger Whittaker

Soundtrack | Calvary

Roger Whittaker was born on March 22, 1936 in Nairobi, Kenya. He has been married to Natalie O'Brien since August 15, 1964. They have five children.

18. Simon King

Camera Department | The Blue Planet

Simon King was born on December 27, 1962 in Nairobi, Kenya as Simon Henry King. He is known for his work on The Blue Planet (2001), Planet Earth (2006) and In the Wild (1985). He is married to Marguerite Smits van Oyen. They have one child.

19. Charles Mnene

Actor | Misfits

Charles Mnene (born 11 December 1985) 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, with Julie Walters, plus several films and stage productions.

His first screen experience ...

20. Claudia Marsani

Actress | Gruppo di famiglia in un interno

Claudia Marsani was born in February 1959 in Nairobi, Kenya. She is an actress, known for Conversation Piece (1974), Submission (1976) and Vai Gorilla (1975).

21. John F. Landry

Actor | The Hanged Man

John F. Landry was born in Nairobi, Kenya. He is an actor, known for The Hanged Man (1975), Z Cars (1962) and Turtle's Progress (1979).

22. Sabra Malkinson

Actress | Hot Tamale

Sabra Malkinson was born on December 10, 1970 in Nairobi, Kenya. She is known for her work on Hot Tamale (2006), Just Sex (2001) and Days of Our Lives (1965). She has been married to Christopher Goodman since July 3, 2005.

23. Daphne Dale

Actress | Giselle

Daphne Dale was born in 1931 in Nairobi, Kenya. She was an actress, known for Giselle (1952), Invitation to the Dance (1956) and Cinépanorama (1956). She died on July 9, 1982 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.

24. Martin Kevan

Actor | Confessions of a Dangerous Mind

Martin Kevan was born on March 19, 1947 in Nairobi, Kenya. He was an actor, known for Confessions of a Dangerous Mind (2002), Big Wolf on Campus (1999) and Xchange (2001). He died on May 1, 2013 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

25. John Marzano

Camera Department | Black Panther

26. Mo Amin

Self | Live Aid

Mo Amin was born on August 29, 1943 in Nairobi, Kenya. He died on November 23, 1996 in Comoros.

27. Kuei Kuei

Actor | Not what I have, who I am

Kuei Kuei was making short singing videos on YouTube until he started to lose interest in music, this enabled him to take time in finding new talents, which he did. In 2015 he decided to try acting in school based activities which enabled him to write his first short film "Revelations" with his ...

28. Christian Darrel Scott

Christian Darrel Scott is a Canadian actor born on May 20, 2007. He is known for Good Boys (2019). Christian started acting for commercial at the age of four. His first major appearance was a Benjamin Moore Commercial "Messy Fingers." In 2014 he took a break from acting to attend school in Nairobi ...

29. DJ Kanji

DJ Kanji is an International DJ, record producer and Africa's Number one mix-tape guru with a growing reputation for his mix-tapes.

Born in Nairobi Kenya on 10th April 1992, Ericson Kanji Mangoli, popularly know as DJ Kanji grew up in the neighboring Country of Uganda, where his biological parents ...

30. Nini Wacera

Actress | Sense8

Nini Wacera was born on January 16, 1978 in Nairobi, Kenya. She is an actress and casting director, known for Sense8 (2015), Dangerous Affair (2002) and Die weiße Massai (2005).

31. Joseph Kinyua Muriuki

Actor | The Fifth Estate

Born in Eastleigh, Joe grew up in Nairobi and attended primary and secondary school in Kasarani. Thereafter, he studied accounting at Visions Professional Institute (2002 -2006) and found a job in that field at the Aga Khan University Hospital where he worked for four years. Until that point, his ...

32. Audrey Seda

Director | Photovoltaic

Audrey Seda was born on October 4, 1994 in Nairobi, Kenya. She is an actress and director, known for Photovoltaic (2017), Legacy (2019) and Vast Minority (2015).

33. Mbithi Masya

Director | Kati Kati

Mbithi's first feature film, Kati Kati, produced by award-winning German director Tom Tykwer and One Fine Day Films, has won several international awards, including the International Federation of Film Critics (FIPRESCI) award in the Discovery Programme at the 2016 Toronto International Film ...

34. Chris Froome

Self | La Vuelta a Espana

Chris Froome was born on May 20, 1985 in Nairobi, Kenya as Christopher Clive Froome. He has been married to Michelle Cound since November 2014. They have one child.

35. Christopher Downes

Actor | Our Footloose Remake

Christopher Downes was born and raised in Kenya, East Africa where he live until be was nine years old. Then he and his family moved to Bucharest Romania in Eastern Europe where they resided until he was 17 years old. At the age of 17 Christopher moved to Orange County, California and graduated ...

36. Jason Edward Dunford

Self | Commonwealth Games

Jason Edward Dunford was born on November 28, 1986 in Nairobi, Kenya.

37. Fadia Stella

Actress | Sukkar banat

Fadia Stella was born on December 30, 1974 in Nairobi, Kenya. She is an actress, known for Caramel (2007) and Déjà mort (1998).

38. Robert Munuku

Producer | Kaleidoscope

Robert Munuku (b. 1984) is an independent visual artist, writer & filmmaker born in Nairobi, Kenya. Munuku began visual art at an early age of 5 years old, encouraged & supported by his parents, Frank Munuku (father) & Assumpta Pierra Munuku (mother). Later in his early 20's Munuku learned digital ...

39. Mercy Obiero

Self | Commonwealth Games

Mercy Obiero was born on August 27, 1978 in Nairobi, Kenya.

40. Richard Leakey

Self | Nova

Richard Leakey was born on December 19, 1944 in Nairobi, Kenya.

41. Carr Hartley


Carr Hartley was born in 1909 in Nairobi, Kenya as Tom Carr-Hartley. He is known for his work on Zanzabuku (1956), Savage Splendor (1949) and Animal Magic (1962). He died on December 7, 1992 in Durban, South Africa.

42. James Rait

Assistant Director | Ice

James was born in Nairobi, Kenya to British parents who emigrated the family to Canada in the early '70's. After attending high school in Perth Ontario, he went to film school in Thunder Bay at Confederation College. A work placement after college landed him in Toronto on the CBC drama 'Street ...

43. Caroline Kere

Actress | To Walk with Lions

Caroline Kere was born on April 20, 1968 in Nairobi, Kenya. She is an actress, known for To Walk with Lions (1999).

44. Brian Munene

Writer | Uyu ni Mwariguo? (Is this your Daughter?)

Brian Munene Gitahi is a respected writer, director, thespian and sound designer. He started acting professionally in 2007 and is a devoted member of the Phoenix Players since 2010. He is a self-taught play, screen writer and sound designer. His love of film was escalated when he played a minor ...

45. Vimal Stephens

Director | The Spirit of Tygar

Vimal Stephens was born on December 17, 1958 in Nairobi, Kenya as Noel Vimal Sebastian Stephens. He is an actor and director, known for The Spirit of Tygar (2001), Snot (2003) and Insiders (2002).

46. Cristina Odone

Self | The One Show

Cristina Odone was born on November 11, 1960 in Nairobi, Kenya. She has been married to Edward Lucas since April 2004. They have three children.

47. Damian Grammaticas

Self | BBC World News

Damian Grammaticas was born in June 1970 in Nairobi, Kenya.

49. Louis Leakey

Self | National Geographic Specials

Louis Leakey was born on August 7, 1903 in Nairobi, Kenya. He was married to Mary Leakey. He died on October 1, 1972 in London, England.

50. Nitin Vadukul

Visual Effects | Corporate Ghost

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