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Ngozi Ezeonu

Ngozi Ezeonu

Ngozi Ezeonu is a Nigerian actress and former journalist notable for her portrayal of archetypal mothers in Nollywood movies

1965

23 May 1965

Born

Ngozi Ezeonu was born on May 23, 1965 in Owerri

1980

13 July 1980

Early life

Ngozi Ezeonu, originally from Ogbunike in Anambra State, was born in Owerri to Dennis and Ezenwanyi Ikpelue, and has six siblings; she pursued a journalism education at the Nigerian Institute of Journalism and gained experience working for Radio Lagos and Eko FM before achieving fame as an actress


1994

13 July 1994

Career

Initially cast in younger roles, Ngozi Ezeonu gained recognition for her maternal roles, but her breakthrough came in 1994 when she portrayed Nkechi, the antagonist's best friend in the Igbo blockbuster Nneka the Pretty Serpent, followed by her role as Thelma, a high society mistress, in Glamour Girls the same year.


2012

13 July 2012

Awards and recognition

Her portrayal in the 2012 film "Adesuwa" garnered Ngozi Ezeonu a nomination for Best Supporting Actress at the 8th Africa Movie Academy Awards.


2023

13 July 2023

Filmography

Having appeared in over 150 Nollywood films, Ngozi Ezeonu has an extensive filmography to her credit.

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