Biography/Profile/History Of Nollywood Actor Kalu Ikeagwu


kalu-ikeagwu4Kalu Egbui Ikeagwu is a British-Nigerian actor and writer. As an actor, he has received several awards and nominations for his performances on screen.

Full Name: Kalu Ikeagwu

Place of Birth: England

Date of Birth: 18th of May

Marriage Status:

Children: NillKalu-Ikeagwu-2

Education: Kalu had his primary education in England and Zambia and his secondary education in Nigeria. He graduated with a degree in English in 1991 from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka before returning to England.

Languages: English

Occupation: Actor,  Writer



Kalu Egbui Ikeagwu can be said to be rightly in his element when it comes to acting, on stage or on the silver screen. His father, fearing that growing up in England might make Kalu forget his Igbo roots, introduced him to literature and make-believe at the age of four. In secondary school while working on science-related, he was prompted to apply to study English literature in university.0001

He had the opportunity to appear on his first stage play by Esiaba Ironsi (“Put Out The Houselights”). He has gone on to act in some of Nigeria’s memorable classics, such as Major Lejoka Brown in Ola Rotimi’s, “Our Husband Has Gone Mad Again” and as RIP in Esiaba Irobi’s “Hangmen Also Die”. He went on to perform in various plays at the Edinburgh Festival of 95 and 97.

His first movie was as David Salako in Emem Isong’s “For Real.” A movie which on completion, Kalu exclaimed that if a danfo (lagos metro bus) were to hit him, he would die with a blissful smile on his face. He has gone on to feature in the movies “30 Days”, “The Wrong Woman”, “Distance Between”, “Between Two Worlds”, and the Irish film production “Rapt In Éire”. Popular TV series include AIT’s “Domino” and 168 and MNET’s classic “Doctors’ Quarters” to mention but a few.

Kalu Ikeagwu is getting married soon! And his fiancée Ijeoma is such a cute lady.13413118_1030203017071636_6112517257800588918_n


  • 30 Days
  • The Distance Between
  • Between Two Worlds
  • Love my way
  • The Wrong Woman
  • Fragile Pain
  • For Real
  • Games Men Play
  • Insecurity
  • Crisis In Paradise
  • War Without End
  • My Precious Son
  • Pretty Angels
  • The Lost Maiden
  • Darkest Night
  • Freedom Bank
  • The Waiting Years
  • Ocean Deep


  • Domino
  • Doctors’ Quarters
  • 168
  • Circle of Three

Credits: Wikipedia.

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