Joke Silva

Ajoke Silva

Personal Info

Gender:
Female
Born:
September 29

(63 years)
Birthplace:
Lagos, Nigeria
Nationality:
Nigeria
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Joke Silva

Ajoke Silva

Biography

Joke Silva, born in September 1961, discovered her passion for acting during her early years. She pursued her interest through school and university, studying English at the University of Lagos and graduating from the Webber Douglas Academy in London with a degree in Dramatic Arts. She entered the professional acting scene in the early 1990s, primarily performing on stage. Her career gained momentum when she returned to Nigeria and starred in various films, including "Owulorojo" in 2013. Joke Silva's dedication to her craft is evident through her involvement in over 250 movies, showcasing her enduring impact on Nollywood. Additionally, she's a pioneer Managing Director at the Malete Film Village, linked to Kwara State University. Her remarkable acting skills earned her numerous awards and nominations, notably for her role in "Woman Cot" in 2006, which propelled her to receive more accolades, including the best lead role in the movie "30 days."

Personal Info

Gender:
Female
Born:
September 29

(63 years)
Birthplace:
Lagos, Nigeria
Nationality:
Nigeria

Biography

Joke Silva, born in September 1961, discovered her passion for acting during her early years. She pursued her interest through school and university, studying English at the University of Lagos and graduating from the Webber Douglas Academy in London with a degree in Dramatic Arts. She entered the professional acting scene in the early 1990s, primarily performing on stage. Her career gained momentum when she returned to Nigeria and starred in various films, including "Owulorojo" in 2013. Joke Silva's dedication to her craft is evident through her involvement in over 250 movies, showcasing her enduring impact on Nollywood. Additionally, she's a pioneer Managing Director at the Malete Film Village, linked to Kwara State University. Her remarkable acting skills earned her numerous awards and nominations, notably for her role in "Woman Cot" in 2006, which propelled her to receive more accolades, including the best lead role in the movie "30 days."

Most Popular Movies

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Filmography

Acting (32)

2024
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as Older Funmilayo Ransome Kuti
2024
8.8
as Older Funmilayo Ransome Kuti
2023
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2023
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2022
6.3
2022
6.3
2022
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2022
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2021
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2021
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2021
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as Akin's Mom
2021
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as Akin's Mom
2021
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as Shola
2021
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as Shola
2020
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2020
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2020
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as Aisha Dalhatu
2020
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as Aisha Dalhatu
2019
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2019
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2019
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as Mama Jumoke
2019
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as Mama Jumoke
2018
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as Lady Kay Beecroft
2018
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as Lady Kay Beecroft
2018
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2018
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2018
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as Mrs Doherty
2018
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as Mrs Doherty
2018
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as Grandma
2018
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as Grandma
2018
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2018
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2017
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as Mrs. Wilson
2017
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as Mrs. Wilson
2017
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2017
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2017
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2017
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2012
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as Kate's Boss
2012
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as Kate's Boss
2008
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as Sophie
2008
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as Sophie
2006
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2006
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2005
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as Helen
2005
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as Helen
1996
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as Mrs Agnes
1996
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as Mrs Agnes
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as Rhoda
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as Rhoda

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