Renowned Kenyan actor Charles Ouda, 'Charlie', dies at 38

Renowned Kenyan actor Charles Ouda, 'Charlie', dies at 38

Kenyan actor Charles Ouda. | PHOTO: @charlesjouda/Instagram

The family of renowned Kenyan actor Charles Ouda, better known as 'Charlie,' has announced his death at the age of 38.

The family issued a joint statement with Charlie's fiance, former BBC journalist Ciru Muriuki, asking Kenyans to respect their privacy as they mourn their loss.

According to reports, Charlie, a beloved son, brother, and friend, died on Saturday night, February 3. 

The circumstances surrounding his death remain unclear, but his family said more information would be provided in due course. 

"Dear friends and family, it is with great sadness that we share the passing of Charles 'Charlie' J.Ouda on the night of February 3, 2024," the joint statement reads. 

"We appeal to all to give his fiancée Ciru, and the Oudas space to grieve this unfathomable loss. More details will be given in due course."

Charlie is remembered for his appearances on TV shows such as the kid's show Know Zone, Makutano Junction, Changing Times, Count it Out, and The First Grader.

He was a gifted script writer, show host , event manager, and voice-over artist. 

Charlie was also the co-host of the 'undiscovered podcast' that he ran alongside his fiancé, Ciru. 


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