Celebrating a Royal Gem: Bob-Manuel Udokwu

By Rachel Okporu

Veterran Nollywood actor, director, producer and politician Bob-Manuel Udokwu is a year older today. He is a native of Idemmili North local Government Area of Anambra State, Nigeria. Who prides himself as having come from the same town as the literary legend Chinua Achebe.

 

Bob Manuel Udokwu as an actor has played some exceptional roles in his long acting career. As many Movie lovers have seen him metamorphosed from being a Stubborn Child in a family and a loving father/husband to a Secrete Cult member/leader/ritualistic. Bob has effortlessly been everything one can think of on screen and the entertainment world.

 

He has received numerous awards which include a Lifetime Achievement award at the 10th Africa Movie Academy Awards in 2014. He was also nominated for Best Actor in a supporting role at the 2013 Nollywood Movies Awards for his role in Adesuwa.

 

Bob is among the current crop of Nollywood actors/actress that was part of the great movie – Living in Bondage, a Movie that opened the door to a greater feat of Nollywood.

Bob has featured in many movies which include: The Key for Happiness, Black Maria *His Star Movie!
Heaven after Hell,  A Time to Love,   among others.

 

Bob-Manuel Udokwu is happily married to Cassandra and they are blessed with two children.

 

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