List of Some Nollywood’s Best actors and actresses and their profiles


Nigerian-President-Goodluck-Jonathan-Endorses-Nollywood-Actors-and-ActressesList of Some Nollywood’s Best actors and actresses and their profiles Below:

Pete Edochie:
Born 7 March 1947 is a Nigerian actor. A devout Catholic he is considered one of Africa’s most talented actors, by both Movie Awards and Movie Magic’s Africa Magic Cable network. Although a seasoned administrator and broadcaster, he came into prominence in the 1980s when he played the lead role of Okonkwo in an NTA adaptation of Chinua Achebe’s all time best selling novel, Things Fall Apart. Edochie descends from the Igbo people in Nigeria.

Joke Sylva born 29 September 1961 is a Nigerian actress and director. She has received several awards and nominations for her work as an actress including the awards for Best Actress in a Leading Role at the African Movie Academy Awards in 2006 and Best Actress in a Supporting Role at the African Movie Academy Awards in 2008.

Jide Kosoko (born 12 January 1954) is a Nigerian actor. A Nollywood veteran, he acts in both Yoruba and English language movies. As a prince of the Yoruba, he holds the traditional title of Omoba and often uses it as a pre-nominal style.

Kayode Odumosu (Pa Kasumu)
He was born and breed in the family of MR Odukayode Kazeem Odumosu (a.k.a Eleshin)& Mrs Victoria Olubunmi Oduosu (a.k.a. Iya Ibeji). His Father was a Trader and my Mother a hair stylist(Iya-Onidiri). He is the only surviving boy. The rest of his sisters are all married.nollywood-actresses

Oludotun Jacobs
(popularly known as Olu Jacobs, born 1942), He has starred in several British television series and international films. In 2007 he won the African Movie Academy Award for Best Actor in a leading Role

Alex Usifo:
Edo State born Alex Usifo Omiagbo, is a graduate of Mass Communications and Philosophy from the University of Lagos. With a Catholic parentage and background, Usifo, as he is known, grew up a loving, caring but strict father and husband, undermining the many hardened character he plays in the movies.


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