5 Nollywood Actresses That Have Acted In British Movies (Photos)

1. Joke Silva

Joke Silva is a Nigerian actress, director, and businesswoman.

A winner of the 2008 Africa Movie Academy Awards for Best Actress in a Supporting Role for her performance as a grandmother in the 2007 Nigerian slice of life drama film, White Waters, twenty four years ago, Silva had her major starring role as Nene in the British film, The Secret Laughter of Women.

2. Zainab Balogun

Zainab Balogun-Nwachukwu is a Nigerian actress, model, and television presenter.

Particularly known for her appearance in the Nigerian television drama series, Before 30, Zainab featured in the British romantic comedy film, Material Girl.

3. Eku Edewor

Eku Edewor is a British Nigerian actress, television presenter, and model.

Before joining the Nigerian film industry where she had her first major film role as Sapphire in the 2013 romantic comedy film, Flower Girl, Eku starred as Party Girl in the 2010 British biographical film, Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll.

4. Taiwo Ajai-Lycett

Taiwo Ajai-Lycett is a Nigerian actress, journalist, television presenter, and cosmetologist. Commencing her professional acting career in Wole Soyinka's drama, The Lion and the Jewel, Taiwo has since appeared in several Nigerian films, notably Tinsel and Oloibiri.

Many years ago, she featured in the British sitcom, Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em.

5. Genevieve Nnaji

Genevieve Nnaji is a Nigerian actress, producer, and director. The inaugural winner of the Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role and one of the pioneers of the video film era of Nigerian cinema, Genevieve had her first breakout appearance in the 1999 Nigerian thriller film, Most Wanted.

Four years ago, Genevieve played a supporting role of Tolu in the British film, Farming.

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