Photos: Meet Top 10 Veteran Nollywood Actresses Still Standing Strong

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September 24, 2016 – Pictures: Meet Top 10 Veteran Nollywood Actresses Still Standing Strong

Hilda Dokubo

She had her debut film in the movie, Evil Passion in 1992. The beautiful actress was once the Special Adviser on Youth Affairs to Peter Odili, former Rivers State governor. She has been in movies like Jezebel, My God Will, Error of the Past, Black Maria, End of the Wicked, Light and Darkness.

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She was recently cast in Onye-Eze and The CEO, respectively produced by Obi Emelonye and Kunle Afolayan. Hilda is also an advocate for the youth and is a great example for upcoming actresses.

Liz Benson

An actress who has overtime shown Nigerians what it means to have true class and be greaceful yet humble about it, Liz benson has started in countless movies.

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Her breakthrough came with the soap opera, Fortunes in 1993. She recently featured in the Stephanie Okereke-produced movie, DRY.

Bimbo Akintola

She scored her debut in 1995 in the movie, Owo Blow and years down the line, remains one of Nollywood’s finest.

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Constantly questioned by a lot of people on her still single status, Bimbo has garnered awards throughout her career and recently featured in the Ebola movie, 93 Days.

Clarion Chukwura

She is an actress and and Humanitarian who was the first Nigerian to win the coveted Best Actress award at the FESPACO Film Festival in 1982. Once romantically linked to Shina Peters, with popular video director, Clarence Peters, as the product of that alliance, people label Clarion as ageless.

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Still very much in demand after years of being active, her starring role in the movie, Apaye fetched her the coveted Best Actress in a Leading Role award at AMAA in 2014.

Patience Ozokwor

Popularly called Mama G, Patience Ozokwor has won several awards for her top of the bill portrayal as the wicked mother-in- law in many movies.

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Also one of those in Nollywood known to have flirted with music at one point or the other, Patience Ozokwor is still very much around and involved in Nollywood.

Ngozi Ezeonu

This light-skinned actress has featured in over 150 movies with numerous awards to her credit. A hairdresser by training at the beginning, she caused a frenzy with her drastic weight loss not too long ago with many people concluding that she was sick at the time before she cleared the air.

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Saying Ngozi is very gifted when it comes to roles in which she has to cry is stating the obvious.

Genevieve Nnaji

By virtue of having started as a child actor, this screen diva can claim a spot on this list. Currently one of the highest paid actresses presently, Oprah Winfrey once referred to as Africa’s Julia Roberts. Boasting her own clothing line called St. Genevieve, this beauty was the leading cast in Mirror Boy and produced her first movie, Road to Yesterday last year to critical acclaim.

Others includes

Sola Sobowale

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Rachael Oniga

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Bimbo Oshin

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Bukky Wright 

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Ngozi Nwosu 

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Kate Henshaw

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