Richard Mofe Damijo

Richard Mofe Damijo, popularly known as RMD, is a Nigerian actor, writer, producer, lawyer, and former journalist.

He was also a former Commissioner for Culture and Tourism in Delta State in 2009. In 2005, he won the Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role.

Mofe-Damijo was born in Warri, Delta State, Nigeria. He attended Midwest College, Warri and Anglican Grammar School and was a member of the Drama Club. He enrolled into the University of Benin to continue his education and studied Theatre Arts.

In 1997 Mofe-Damijo returned to the university to study law at the University of Lagos and graduated in 2004.

Mofe-Damijo has received numerous accolades and acted in numerous films throughout the course of a more than 40-decade acting career. He took home the Best Actor in a Leading Role prize at the 2005 Africa Movie Academy Awards. At the 12th Africa Movie Academy Awards in 2016, he was given a Lifetime Achievement Award.

The actor is popular for such roles as “Fine Wine”, “King of Boys: The Return of the King” and “Love Is War”


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