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From Kenya to Hollywood : Oliver Litondo

Oliver Litondo in The First Grader

by PPP TV May 15, 2020

University, and The University of Iowa.

Oliver Litondo and his wife Beldina Auma have one child, Grace Litondo.

He worked for KTN as a news anchor and letter on becoming the station's marketing manager. He was also the marketing manager for royal media.

When Litondo was working with Gordon Parks on the film Bushtrackers in 1980, he was supposed to be on the plane that exploded in Wilson airport, in which Gordon Parks and all the seven crew members perished, he had another close shave when he was working for JM Kariuki as his press secretary, the two were so close, that on the day that JM Kariuki was picked up by hitmen, Oliver had just met his then-boss on his way to Hilton to meet someone, they would have gone together to Hilton, but a film shoot saved Oliver that he had to get to.

Despite everything, Mr. Oliver Litondo went on to become one of Hollywood's sort after actors. He won many awards, including The NAACP Image award for the most outstanding actor in a motion picture.

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