Physically-challenged upcoming Nollywood actress, Doris Samuel Akonanya played her first role as the lead act in a movie titled “Susanna” as shot in the South-eastern part of Nigeria.


The actress who studied Theatre Arts at Nnamdi Azikiwe University in Anambra State has been described as a very talented lady with a strong passion for acting.

Doris lost her right leg as a teenager from an accident. In spite of this tragedy, she hasn’t let it stop her from achieving her dreams of becoming a top actress. Already she can claim to have worked with top Nollywood figures like Chinwe Owoh, Chinwtalu Agu, and Harry B.

The movie “Susanna” is her first in a leading role. The pictures from the yet to be released film has warmed the hearts of Nigerians who are currently empathizing with her

“For her coming this far is a testament to her mental fortitude, family support as well as her faith in God. For many people, tragedy breaks their spirit but for others, its builds their character” a top commenter familiar with her story said on social media.