Actors Famous TV Actors from Nigeria

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List of famous TV actors from Nigeria, listed alphabetically with photos of the actors when available. Nigeria has given birth to a lot of talented television actors who have gone on to star in comedies, dramas, soap operas, reality shows and more. These are some of the funniest and most talented Nigerian TV stars that have ever lived, so if you're an aspiring actor or actress from Nigeria this list should contain many of your idols. If you're looking for a particular popular actor or actress from Nigeria then use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

TV actors on this list include David Oyelowo and Folashade Abugan.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the best Nigerian TV actors?" and "Which television actors are from Nigeria?"

You can click on the names of these legendary TV stars of Nigeria in order to get more information about each one. If you're a TV junkie use this list of talented Nigerian actresses to find some new TV stars that you haven't already heard of.

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Hugo Weaving is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous TV Actors from Nigeria
Bangkok Hilton, HypaSpace, After the Deluge Hugo Wallace Weaving is an Australian-British film and stage actor. He is best known for his roles as Agent Smith in The Matrix trilogy and Elrond in The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit film ...more

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David Oyelowo is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous TV Actors from Nigeria
Spooks, Blood And Oil, Five Days David Oyetokunbo Oyelowo is an English actor. He has played supporting roles in the films Rise of the Planet of the Apes, Middle of Nowhere, Lincoln, and garnered praise for portraying Louis ...more

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Emeka Okafor is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous TV Actors from Nigeria
Chukwuemeka Ndubuisi "Emeka" Okafor is an American professional basketball player who is currently a free agent. Prior to the National Basketball Association, Okafor attended Bellaire ...more

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Hakeem Olajuwon is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous TV Actors from Nigeria
Hakeem Abdul Olajuwon, formerly known as Akeem Olajuwon, is a retired Nigerian-American professional basketball player. From 1984 to 2002, he played the center position in the National ...more

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Nikki Amuka-Bird is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous TV Actors from Nigeria
Survivors, Small Island, The Canterbury Tales Nikki Amuka-Bird is a Nigerian-born English actress of the stage, television and film.

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Alki David is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous TV Actors from Nigeria
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Hakeem Kae-Kazim is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous TV Actors from Nigeria
Black Sails, Human Cargo Hakeem Kae-Kazim is a Nigerian actor best known for his portrayal of Georges Rutaganda in the 2004 drama film Hotel Rwanda. He also starred as Colonel Iké Dubaku in season 7 of the Fox ...more

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Oluchi Onweagba is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous TV Actors from Nigeria
West Africa's Next Top Model Oluchi Orlandi is a Nigerian model and the host of Africa's Next Top Model.

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Andrew Dan-Jumbo is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous TV Actors from Nigeria
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Jane Wall is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous TV Actors from Nigeria
The Bill Jane Wall is an English actress born to a Nigerian mother and an English father. She is well known for her portrayal of Constable Di Worrell in ITV's The Bill from 1999 to 2002. Jane also ...more

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Dele Adeleye is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous TV Actors from Nigeria
Ayodele "Dele" Adeleye is a Nigerian football defender who plays for FC Aktobe in the Kazakhstan Premier League.

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Olu Jacobs is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous TV Actors from Nigeria
Oludotun Jacobs, popularly known as Olu Jacobs, is a Nigerian actor. He has starred in several British television series and international films. In 2007 he won the African Movie Academy Award ...more

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David Solomon Abwo is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous TV Actors from Nigeria
David Solomon Abwo David Solomon Abwo is a Nigerian footballer who currently plays for Giresunspor.

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Folashade Abugan is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous TV Actors from Nigeria
Folashade Abugan is a female Nigerian sprinter who specializes in the 400 metres. She was the 400 m bronze medalist at the 2007 All-Africa Games and improved to the silver medal at the 2008 ...more