In Nollywood, certain actors are known for certain roles

Some actors are so good at playing certain roles, that those are the only roles in which they are cast. In fact, if they step out of the role, people find the movie weird.

Here are some Nollywood actors and the roles they play best.

1. Kanayo O. Kanayo – Ritualist

In movies, he can use any member of his family for blood money.

 

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2. Pete Edochie- The old wise man/ Chief

He always drops the legendary proverbs.

 

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3. Olu Jacobs- King

 

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4. Mercy Johnson- Housegirl/Poor girl

She usually plays the role of the house girl that becomes rich or the poor girl who becomes a princess. She’s quite versatile.

 

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5. Jim Iyke- ‘I just got back’

He usually plays the role of the guy who just got back from America. His fake accent is legendary.

 

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6. Genevieve Nnaji- Rich girl

Forever posh.

7. Mr Ibu – Fool

He always acts stupid in every role. He’s really funny too.

8. Chiwetalu Agu – Wicked Uncle

Once his brother dies, he runs to the native doctor.

 

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9. Chioma Chukwuka- Good girl

 

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10. Patience Ozokwor – Wicked Stepmother/ Mother-in-law

 

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11. Hanks Anuku – American bad boy

 

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12. Nkiru Sylvanus – The Crier

 

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13. Nkem Owoh – The trickster

He’s very stingy and cunning.

 

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14. Funke Akindele – Troublemaker and wannabe

She’s famous for her ‘Jenifa’ role. Her accent is the baddest.

 

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15. Tonto Dike – Bad girl who doesn’t care

 

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16. Imeh Bishop – Unserious fellow

 

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17. Aki and PawPaw- Troublemakers

They act the role of young troublemakers perfectly, in reality, they are old men.

 

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18. Ramsey Nouah – Fine boy, player

 

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