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An opinion poll carried out by Nigeriafilms.com on who deserves to be NFC face of the month, we are glad to inform you that Pete Edochie pull the highest votes of (130),Olu Jacobsi(65),Adebayo Salami(35) Enebeli Elebuwa (15,)Alex Usifo (5,)Lere Paimo (5,)Prince Jide Kosoko( 5). It must be noted that the result was based on the votes cast on NFC comment box and from the emails we received. Let’s take you on a journey to the world of Pete Edochie. Pete Edochie, is a Nigerian actor. A devout Catholic, he is considered one of Africa’s most talented actors, by both Movie Awards and Movie Magic’s Africa Magic Cable network. Although a seasoned administrator and broadcaster, he came into prominence in the 1980s when he played the lead role of Okonkwo in an NTA adaptation of Chinua Achebe’s all time best selling novel, Things Fall Apart. Edochie descends from the Igbo people in Nigeria. He has two sons that take to his acting traits; Linc and Yul Edochie. Career He got into radio broadcasting in 1967 as a junior programmes assistant after which he was elevated to the level of a Director. He was director of programmes, but doubling sometimes as Deputy Managing Director and occasionally acting as Managing Director. He quit ABS because the government decided to politise the affairs of their FM station, thereby resulting in the entire management being asked to move out, including him. He was to be the immediate successor to the MD but had to leave and enrol into the movie industry. Prior to that, he had featured in Things Fall Apart and had won an International Award. The BBC flew into Nigeria to interview him for his role in Things Fall Apart.He lived with his wife and two sons in Enugu,Enugu State in south-eastern Nigeria. The Famous G8 In 2005 the Actors' Guild of Nigeria placed Pete Edochie and several other actors, including Genevieve Nnaji, Omotola Jalade Ekeinde, Nkem Owoh, Ramsey Noah, Stella Damasus Aboderin, Chinwe Okeke and Richard Mofe Damijo on a one year ban from filming after they were said to have been collecting huge fees from producers due to their A-list celebrity status. The ban placed on these actors was seen as doom in the Nigerian film business, but currently, the actors are back in filming. Kidnapped On August 16, 2009 Nollywood actor, Pete Edochie was kidnapped. The veteran actor was kidnapped on his way to an event in Anambra State. He was kidnapped at Nkpor and was released on August 17, 2009. Filmography • Heavy Battle (2008) • Heavy Battle 2 (2008) • Test Your Heart (2008) • Test Your Heart 2 (2008) • Greatest Harvest (2007) • Greatest Harvest 2 (2007) • Secret Pain (2007) • Secret Pain 2 (2007) • Fair Game (2006) • Fair Game 2 (2006) • Holy Cross (2006) • Holy Cross 2 (2006) • Lacrima (2006) • Lacrima 2 (2006) • Lacrima 3 (2006) • Living with Death (2006) .... Mr. Harrison • Living with Death 2 (2006) .... Mr. Harrison • Passage of Kings (2006) • Passage of Kings 2 (2006) • Passage of Kings 3 (2006) • Simple Baby (2006) • Simple Baby 2 (2006) • Zoza (2006) • Zoza 2 (2006) • Azima (2005) • Azima 2 (2005) • Baby Girl (2005) • Baby Girl 2 (2005) • End of Money (2005) • End of Money 2 (2005) • Living in Tears (2005) • Living in Tears 2 (2005) • Never End (2005) • Never End 2 (2005) • No More War (2005) • No More War 2 (2005) • Ola... the Morning Sun (2005) • Ola... the Morning Sun 2 (2005) • Price of Ignorance (2005) • Price of Ignorance 2 (2005) • The Price of Love 2: Life Is Beautiful (2005) • The Price of Love: Life Is Beautiful (2005) • Sacred Tradition (2005) • Sacred Tradition 2 (2005) • The Tyrant 2 (2005) • The Tyrant (2005) • Across the Niger (2004) • Coronation (2004) • Coronation 2 (2004) • Dogs Meeting (2004) .... Anacho • Dogs Meeting 2 (2004) .... Anacho • Dons in Abuja (2004) • Dons in Abuja 2 (2004) • The Heart of Man 2 (2004) • The Heart of Man (2004) • King of the Jungle (2004) • King of the Jungle 2 (2004) • Love from Above (2004) • Love from Above 2 (2004) • My Desire (2004) • My Desire 2 (2004) • Negative Influence (2004) • Negative Influence 2 (2004) • The Staff of Odo 2 (2004) • The Staff of Odo (2004) • St. Michael (2004) • Above Death: In God We Trust (2003) • Arrows (2003) • Arrows 2 (2003) • Billionaires Club (2003) • Billionaires Club 2 (2003) • Billionaires Club 3 (2003) • Egg of Life (2003) • Egg of Life 2 (2003) • Honey (2003) • Honey 2 (2003) • Love & Politics (2003) • Miserable Wealth (2003) • Miserable Wealth 2 (2003) • The Omega 2 (2003) • The Omega (2003) • Onunaeyi: Seeds of Bondage (2003) • Rejected Son (2003) • Rejected Son 2 (2003) • Super Love (2003) • Tears in the Sun (2003) • Tunnel of Love (2003) • When God Says Yes (2003) • Battle Line (2002) • Battle Line 2 (2002) • My Love (2002) • Tears & Sorrows (2002) • Tears & Sorrows 2 (2002) • Greedy Genius (2001) • Greedy Genius 2 (2001) • Holy Ghost Fire (2001) • Terrible Sin (2001) • Terrible Sin 2 (2001) • Oduduwa (2000) • Oduduwa 2 (2000) • Set-Up (2000) • Chain Reaction (1999) • Lost Kingdom (1999) • Lost Kingdom 2 (1999) • Narrow Escape (1999) • Narrow Escape 2 (1999) • Rituals (1997) • "Things Fall Apart" (1987) TV series • Last Ofalla • Lion throne click the link below to go to... AMONG THESE NOLLYWOOD VETERAN,WHO DESERVES TO BE NFC CANDIDATE'S FOR FACE OF THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER.
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