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Orlando Martins was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Martins began his acting career appearing in various films, such as the adventure "Sanders of the River" (1935) with Leslie Banks, "The Hasty Heart" (1950) with Ronald Reagan and the Trevor Howard drama "The Heart of the Matter" (1954). He also appeared in the action flick "Simba" (1955) with Dirk Bogarde and "West of Zanzibar" (1955). He continued to act in productions like the Victor Mature action film "Safari" (1956), the Tyrone Power adventure "Abandon Ship!" (1957) and "Sapphire" (1959) with Nigel Patrick. He also appeared in the Audrey Hepburn dramatic adaptation "The Nun's Story" (1959). Nearing the end of his career, he continued to act in "Killers of Kilimanjaro" (1960) with Robert Taylor, the comedy adventure "Call Me Bwana" (1963) with Bob Hope and the dramatic adaptation "Sammy Going South" (1963) with Edward G Robinson. He also appeared in the dramatic adaptation "Mister Moses" (1965) with Robert Mitchum. Martins last acted in the Wole Soyinka comedic adaptation "Kongi's Harvest" (1973). Martins passed away in September 1985 at the age of 86.

Orlando Martins was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Martins began his acting career appearing in various films, such as the adventure "Sanders of the River" (1935) with Leslie Banks, "The Hasty Heart" (1950) with Ronald Reagan and the Trevor Howard drama "The Heart of the Matter" (1954). He also appeared in the action flick "Simba" (1955) with Dirk Bogarde and "West of Zanzibar" (1955). He continued to act in productions like the Victor Mature action film "Safari" (1956), the Tyrone Power adventure "Abandon Ship!" (1957) and "Sapphire" (1959) with Nigel Patrick. He also appeared in the Audrey Hepburn dramatic adaptation "The Nun's Story" (1959). Nearing the end of his career, he continued to act in "Killers of Kilimanjaro" (1960) with Robert Taylor, the comedy adventure "Call Me Bwana" (1963) with Bob Hope and the dramatic adaptation "Sammy Going South" (1963) with Edward G Robinson. He also appeared in the dramatic adaptation "Mister Moses" (1965) with Robert Mitchum. Martins last acted in the Wole Soyinka comedic adaptation "Kongi's Harvest" (1973). Martins passed away in September 1985 at the age of 86.

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Kongi's Harvest (1973) Dr Gbenga
2.
 Mister Moses (1965) Chief
3.
 A Boy Ten Feet Tall (1965) Abu Lubaba
4.
 Call Me Bwana (1963) Tribal chief
5.
 Killers of Kilimanjaro (1960) Chief
6.
 Sapphire (1959) Barman
7.
 The Nun's Story (1959) Kalulu
8.
 Naked Earth (1958) Tall bearer
9.
 Tarzan and the Lost Safari (1957) Chief Ogonooro
10.
 Abandon Ship (1957) Sam Holly
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