Gilbert Owuor is a Kenyan-American actor who stars alongside Will Smith within the movie Emancipation.
The LA-based actor can also be identified for his roles as Bash in Reprisal (TV collection), Father Anan in Goliath (TV collection), Craig in Calls (TV collection), Paul Decker in No Man of God, Minus in True Blood, Ronald in The Newsroom (American TV collection), amongst others.
Owuor lately spoke about ‘Emancipation‘, revealing what it’s wish to work with Will Smith.
“I’ve been lucky to work with many artists who I tremendously admire. The record consists of Billy Bob Thornton, Marsha Homosexual Harden, Paul Rudd, Alexander Skarsgård, Elijah Wooden and Rosario Dawson. Via these experiences, I step by step learnt to put aside any preconceived concepts I had, in order that I may work successfully with them,” he mentioned in an interview with the Nation.
Owuor added: “I additionally learnt that one of the best artists go away their celebrityhood on the door and work together with you as an equal, making all the pieces concerning the work. This was actually the case with Will Smith. Actually, and this may increasingly sound very unusual, it by no means felt like I used to be even working with Will Smith. He was so immersed in his function that you’d be interacting with him because the character more often than not. I keep in mind a second the place some extras requested him for some recommendation, and he dropped out of character for a couple of minutes to impart knowledge. We had been taking pictures for a number of days already, but my thoughts nonetheless went, “Oh wow, that’s Will Smith!”