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Today Saturday, 7 March 2020 legendary Nigerian actor, Pete Edochie who was born on 7th March 1947 turns 73.

Chief. Pete Edochie (Ogadagidi) is undoubtedly one of Nigeria’s living legends as far as the entertainment industry is concerned.

MandyNews.com brings you 73 amazing facts you need to know about Pete Edochie.

Most asked question when was Pete Edochie born?

  • Pete Edochie was born on March 7th, 1947
  • Pete Edochie came into limelight in the 1980s
  • Pete Edochie played the lead role of Okonkwo in 1980s
  • In an NTA adaptation of Chinua Achebe’s all-time best selling novel, Things Fall Apart
  • In 2003, he was honored as a Member of the Order of the Niger by President Olusegun Obasanjo
  • At the age of 20, Pete Edochie got into radio broadcasting in 1967
  • He was a junior program assistant after which he was elevated to the level of a Director
  • He was director of programmes
  • Deputy Managing Director and occasionally acting as Managing Director
  • He quit ABS because the government decided to politicize the affairs of their FM station
  • Thereby resulting in the entire management being asked to move out
  • He was to be the immediate successor to the MD of ABS
  • Pete Edochie leave ABS and enroll in the movie industry
  • The BBC flew into Nigeria to interview him for his role in Things Fall Apart
  • Pete Edochie was placed on ban in 2005 by Guild of Nigeria over collecting huge fees from producers
  • In 2009 Pete Edochie was kidnapped and later released by his captors unharmed
  • Pete Edochie has acted more than 71 movies

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