Veteran Nollywood actor, Pete Edochie Celebrates 75th Birthday (Video & Photos)
Popular Nollywood actor, Pete Edochie Celebrates 75th Birthday, as shared via his Instagram page…
“Grateful, 75 of Grace” He wrote
According Wikipedia, Chief Pete Edochie, MON (born March 7, 1947) is a Nigerian actor. Edochie is considered one of Africa’s most talented actors, being honored with an Industry Merit Award by Africa Magic and Lifetime Achievement by Africa Film Academy 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 of Nigeria and is a Catholic. In 2003, he was honored as a Member of the Order of the Niger by President Olusegun Obasanjo.
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