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Social Media Accounts To Follow: 4 Veteran Male Nollywood Actors Who Are Still Relevant In 2020

Last week, we looked at some Nigerian female actresses who are still relevant in 2020. Like their female counterparts, a good number of actors have also enjoyed longevity in the film industry.

From RMD to Pete Edochie, here are some veteran male actors who are still making waves in 2020.

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Pete Edochie

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When it comes to legendary actors, few hold a candle to Pete Edochie. He came into prominence in the 1980s when he played the iconic role of Okonkwo in the television adaptation of Chinua Achebe’s Things Fall Apart.  Since then, he has starred in a significant number of movies, portraying a wide range of characters. His most recent role in Lion Heart shows he is a strong force to be reckoned with in the movie industry. 


Jide Kosoko

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Jide Kosoko is among a group of actors who have successfully branched off from the Yoruba movie industry to English movies. He started his acting career in 1964 as a child actor in the television show Makunjuola. He has gone on to appear in several television shows and movies of both Yoruba and English languages. From King of Boys to Royal Hibiscus, the actor has starred in a good number of recent flicks that prove he is still relevant in 2020.


Nkem Owoh

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With funny lines, an endearing demeanour, and a talent for acting, Nkem Owoh has carved a unique niche for himself in the industry. In 2020, Nkem Owoh is still revered for iconic movies like Ukwa and Osuofia in London. His relevance in 2020 is quite apparent given the high calibre of movies he has recently started in. From the recently released Kpali to LionHeart, there’s no denying that Nkem Owoh has earned his title as the king of comic roles.


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Richard Mofe Damijo

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In 2020, Richard Mofe Damijo is unarguably one of the most talked-about celebrities not just for his good looks but also for his vibrant personality. Since his debut in the 80s TV show, Ripples, Richard Mofe Damijo has enjoyed longevity in his career and starred in a good number of movies. His recent movies include The Wedding PartyChief Daddy, and Merry Men.


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