By Lisa Vives
Nikita Pearl Waligwa, who starred as the friend of chess prodigy Phiona Mutesi in the 2016 Disney film “The Queen of Katwe”, passed away on February 15 after a valiant struggle.. Eurasia Review - Published
Some of the biggest names in television paid tribute to “Good Times” star Ja’net Dubois, who passed away on Tuesday at the age of 74.
“Oh man!!! Just saw you!,” actress Viola Davis, who.. The Wrap - Published
Esther Scott, whose credits include “Boyz N the Hood,” “Hart of Dixie,” “The Help” and “The Geena Davis Show,” has died, People Magazine reported. She was 66.
According to People,.. The Wrap - Published
Nikita Pearl Waligwa, who appeared in Disneys biographical drama Queen of Katwe, has died. She was 15. Pearl Waligwa had been diagnosed with a brain tumour. Bollywood Life - Published Also reported by •E! Online
A Disney actress died Saturday following a brain tumour, according to the Ugandan school where she was a student. Nikita Pearl Waligwa, who appeared in the 2016 Disney film "Queen of Katwe," was 15. CTV News - Published Also reported by •FOXNews.com •USATODAY.com •Just Jared
Lupita Nyong’o is mourning the death of Nikita Pearl Waligwa. The 36-year-old actress took to Instagram to remember her Queen of Katwe young co-star after it was announced she passed away at the age.. Just Jared - Published
[Nairobi News] Ugandan actress, Nikita Pearl Waligwa, actress who played the role of Lupita Nyong'o's daughter in the Hollywood movie Queen of Katwe has died. allAfrica.com - Published Also reported by •BBC News
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — A Ugandan student who played a memorable role in a 2016 Disney film about a local chess prodigy has died at the age of 15. Nikita Pearl Waligwa died on Saturday at a hospital.. Seattle Times - Published