Profiles|February 22, 2011 12:51 pm

The Biography Of Ramsey Tokunbo Nouah Jr.

Ramsey Tokunbo NouahThe Biography Of Ramsey Tokunbo Nouah Jr.

Ramsey Tokunbo Nouah Jr, (born 16 July 1973) is a Nigerian actor. In 2010 he won the African Movie Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role.

Early life

Ramsey Tokunbo Nouah was born in Edo, Nigeria to an Israeli father and a Yoruba mother who hails from Owo, Ondo State. He grew up in Surulere, Lagos and attended Atara Primary School and Community Grammar School in Lagos before heading unto the University of Lagos where he graduated with a degree in mass communication.

Personal life

Nouah is married to Emelia  with 2 children.

Career

Nouah's acting career kicked off when he starred in the Nigerian TV soap opera Fortunes. Ramsey Tokunbo Nouah has since then appeared in numerous films starring as the lead role. He has been called "Lover-Boy" for his numerous roles in romantic film. Due to his light skin complexion he was selected to star in several love related romantic films. In 2010 Ramsey Tokunbo Nouah won the African Movie Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role for his performance in the Best Picture award winning film The Figurine.Nouah is considered to be one of the most sought-after actors in Nigeria.

Apart from being an actor which he once said he's okay with, he hopes to be a fantastic director.  “ I want to direct movies. I want to make impressions; do stuffs like Mel Gibson did with “Passions of the Christ”. He's an actor and now he's directing and he's a great director. And he directed “Braveheart” too. It was a fantastic movie”. He said.

The Biography Of Ramsey Tokunbo Nouah Jr.

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