Paul Ogola

Biography

Actor Paul Ogola played Jela in the Netflix series Sense 8 and he also appeared in "Nairobi Half Life" an award winning film. The Kenyan born actor first started performing in a church based group called Galaxy players. On turning professional Paul had many roles in the Kenyan National Theatre including "Heart Strings Kenya" and landed his first major role in "Nairobi Law". This was quickly followed by the award winning "Nairobi Half Life" (2012) directed by David "Tosh" Gitonga where he played the gangster role of Mose and recently in the Netflix series Sense 8. Born on August 20 1990, in Nairobi Kenya, Paul is starting to attract attention internationally with the global success of Sense 8 created by J Michael Straczynski, Andy & Lana Wachowski the makers of the Matrix Trilogy . Paul plays the role of Jela the conductor with Capheus (Aml Ameen) as the matatu driver, shot solely in Kenya. Sense 8 first series was shot in various city locations including London, Nairobi, Berlin, Chicago and Mexico City with the second series scheduled to commence shooting in early 2016.

Filmography

Movie Name Release Date
Sense8 season 2 June 5, 2015