It’s probably the most important advice Nigerian movie superstar Ramsey Nouah ever received: “My friend said,” Nouah recalls,”‘you look like a great actor, why don’t you act?'”
That was some 25 years ago, when Nouah was looking for funds to cover his school examination fees. Nouah took his friend’s suggestion and started auditioning for TV shows. He quickly landed a role in a successful soap opera, and soon after he made his debut in Nollywood, Nigeria’s mighty movie making machine.
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