PETE EDOCHIE CELEBRATES HIS 72ND BIRTHDAY
Written by thereachfm on March 7, 2019
Nigeria celebrates veteran actor, Pete Edochie as he celebrates his 72nd birthday.
Edochie, who was born on the 7th of March, 1947, is considered one of Africa’s most talented actors, being honoured with an Industry Merit Award by Africa Magic and Lifetime Achievement by Africa Film Academy, in addition to a Member of the Order of the Niger (MON) by President Olusegun Obasanjo.
Although a seasoned administrator and broadcaster, he came into prominence in the 1980s when he played the lead role of Okonkwo in the TV adaptation of Chinua Achebe’s all-time best selling novel, Things Fall Apart.