Nollywood actors have been a part of the International movie industry for a long time.
Today, they have begun to gain more recognition and features in Hollywood movies.
Here are 5 Nigerian Actors who have starred in Hollywood movies.
1. Olu Jacob – The Dogs of War
In 1980, Olu Jacobs played the role of an immigration officer in ‘The Dogs of War’, an American war film adapted from Frederick Forsyth’s novel of the same title.
The movie also starred Christopher Walken and Tom Berenger.
2. Stephanie Okereke Linus – Boonville Redemption
The talented award-winning Nigerian actress has starred in the 2016 movie, Boonville Redemption.
The film also stars Pat Boone and Emily Hoofman.
3. Somkele Iyamah – Idhalama – The Expanse
Somkele is a Nigerian model, TV and film actress known for her roles in 93 Days, The Wedding Party and The Arbitration.
She starred in the 2015 American sci-fi TV series, The Expanse where she acted the role of an engineer.
4. Joseph Benjamin – Greenleaf
Popular Nigerian actor, TV presenter, singer and voice-over artist, Joseph Benjamin starred in the Oprah Winfrey-produced 2016 religious series, ‘Greenleaf’.
In the TV drama series, Benjamin acted the character of Mr Joseph Obi, an accountant to the Greenleaf family.
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5. Osas Ighodaro – Where Children Play
In 2015, the Tinsel star actress starred in an American movie, “Where Children Play”.
The movie features Grammy award-winning singer, Macy Gray; Teyonah Parris and Brian White.
Osas has also starred in two international movies which include “Hookers in Revolt” and “Cadillac Records”.
Which other Nigerian actor do you know has starred in a Hollywood Flick?