Akin Lewis

Akin Lewis

Personal Info

Gender:
M
Born:
April 7

(67 years)
Birthplace:
Ibadan, Oyo State
Nationality:
Nigeria

Akin Lewis

Akin Lewis

Biography

Lewis was born on 1957 in Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria, and grew up in Zaria Kaduna State. He began his acting career in 1973, the same year he joined a drama group led by Professor Bode Sowande, a Nigerian writer and dramatist. Lewis came into limelight when he played the lead role in Why Worry, a 1980 comedy sitcom on NTA Ibadan, but gained more popularity for his role as local playboy Emeka in the sitcom Koko Close. He won best actor in 1982 based on the series and national limelight in Madam Dearest, a 2005 Nigerian film produced and directed by Tade Ogidan. Over the years, he has featured, produced and directed several films. He featured in Tinsel, a Nigerian soap opera that began airing in August 2008 and Heroes and Zeroes, a 2010 Nigerian film written and directed by Niji Akanni. In October 2010, he won the Audio Visual Awards (TAVA) for best actor.

Personal Info

Gender:
M
Born:
April 7

(67 years)
Birthplace:
Ibadan, Oyo State
Nationality:
Nigeria

Biography

Lewis was born on 1957 in Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria, and grew up in Zaria Kaduna State. He began his acting career in 1973, the same year he joined a drama group led by Professor Bode Sowande, a Nigerian writer and dramatist. Lewis came into limelight when he played the lead role in Why Worry, a 1980 comedy sitcom on NTA Ibadan, but gained more popularity for his role as local playboy Emeka in the sitcom Koko Close. He won best actor in 1982 based on the series and national limelight in Madam Dearest, a 2005 Nigerian film produced and directed by Tade Ogidan. Over the years, he has featured, produced and directed several films. He featured in Tinsel, a Nigerian soap opera that began airing in August 2008 and Heroes and Zeroes, a 2010 Nigerian film written and directed by Niji Akanni. In October 2010, he won the Audio Visual Awards (TAVA) for best actor.

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Filmography

Acting (39)

2024
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2024
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2024
10.0
2024
10.0
2023
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2023
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2023
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2023
0.0
2023
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2023
0.0
2023
0.0
as Boss
2023
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as Boss
2022
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2022
0.0
2022
5.4
2022
5.4
2022
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2022
0.0
2022
0.0
2022
0.0
2021
7.0
2021
7.0
2021
0.0
2021
0.0
2021
0.0
as Otunba Lawan Shonibare
2021
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as Otunba Lawan Shonibare
2021
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as Dr. Nathaniel Olubo
2021
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as Dr. Nathaniel Olubo
2021
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as Mr. Nnamdi
2021
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as Mr. Nnamdi
2020
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as Abeke Father
2020
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as Abeke Father
2020
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as Chief Ademuyiwa
2020
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as Chief Ademuyiwa
2020
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as Otunba Dimeji
2020
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as Otunba Dimeji
2019
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as Chief Olalekan
2019
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as Chief Olalekan
2019
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as Governor
2019
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as Governor
2018
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as Otunba
2018
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as Otunba
2018
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2018
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2018
8.7
as Aare Akinwande
2018
8.7
as Aare Akinwande
2016
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as Jerald
2016
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as Jerald
0.0
as Oba Adewola
0.0
as Oba Adewola
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
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as Chief Williams
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as Chief Williams

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