Benjamin Ochieng has been seen in several films and television shows including The X-Files (1999), Tears of the Sun (2003), The Shield series (2005), The Anatolian(2007), and The Disciple (2008). Benjamin Ochieng is Hollywood’s go-to actor for Swahili lines. After playing 50 to 60 roles as an extra, he told the Associate Director on X-Files that he spoke Swahili and was hired three minutes later for his first speaking role.
He is now an actor with a first growing profile and is fast making a name for himself as a producer and sound editor. With 20 titles to his filmography that include a voice actor in Resident Evil: The Mercenaries 3D, Ochieng has also worked in movie crews as a sound editor and a writer. He has also directed two short films: Mr. Brewer’s Difficult Day (2011) and MISSInformed (2013).
Little known fact is that he is the father of Ida Onyango, who was on the television soap opera, Days of Our Lives. She was also in Tears in the Sun. Onyango is married to one of the famous Longomba brothers. You can learn more about him and view his extensive resume on IMDb.