Ken Erics

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Ekenedilichukwu Ugochukwu Eric Nwenweh, (bɛ dɔɣi o la silimin gɔli February biɛɣ'pihita ayi ka dali yuuni 1985) bɛ mi o la Ken Erics Ugo bee Ken Erics o tuma shee ka nyɛ Nigerian cinii kpɛrikpɛrita, cinii sabira, cinii ŋmɛra ni saha shɛŋa yili yiina.[1] Niriba pam baŋ o mi ka di nyɛla o tuma zaŋ chaŋ Ugo cinii yuli booni 'The Illiterate' Tonto Dikeh ni Yul Edochie.[2] O yi la tiŋ yuli booni Anambra State na.

Piligu Biɛhigu[mali niŋ | mali mi di yibu sheena n-niŋ]

Bɛ ni dɔɣi Ken Erics tiŋ shɛli yuli booni Kano State, din be Northwest Nigeria ka o dɔɣim dabisili nyɛ silimin gɔli February biɛɣ'pihita ayi ka dali yuuni 1985 .[3] Ŋun pahiri bihi ayobu bihi ayopɔin o ba Eric Chukwuemeka Nwenweh mini o ma Grace Ifeyinwa Nwenweh ban zaa nyɛ Enugwu-Ukwu din be Anambra State, Southeast Nigeria. O siɣi la Igbo. Erics nyɛla o primary shikuru baŋsim Binta Mustapha Science Nursery ni Primary School, Kano, ka nyɛ o secondary shikuru baŋsim mi Dennis Memorial Grammar School (DMGS) Onitsha, Anambra State. Erics ni daa pora o daa mali zaɣa pam ni arts,[4] ka di zuɣu daa chɛ ka o kpɛ shikuru yuli booni Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State, din ni ka o daa nyɛ degree in Theatre Arts.[5] O lahi nyɛla ŋun mali master's degree in Theatre and Film studies.[6]

Tuma[mali niŋ | mali mi di yibu sheena n-niŋ]

Yuuni 2001, o tuuli yuuni university ni, Erics daa nyɛ o tuuli cinii kpɛribu tuma yaɣili , Chris Ubani directed 'direct-to-DVD' cinii yuli booni 'Holy Prostitute',[7] din ni ka o daa nyɛ medical doctor, ka di nyɛla buta zuɣu ka o daa yina. Din daa niŋ ka o yina university ka daa tum cameo tuma o yaa cinii nim puuni. Din pahira, o yuuni 2012 portrayal of "Ugo" cinii yuli booni 'The Illiterate' daa chɛ ka niriba niŋ zaɣa pam ni o kpɛrigu kpɛribu[8] ka di daa ti o saha pam Nigerian cinii nim kpɛribu yaɣili.

O buku nim sabi puuni, Erics tumi sabi Cell 2[9] ka niriba pam daa niŋ zaɣa ni lala buku ŋɔ ka bɛ mali li bɔhindi Nigerian tertiary institutions zaŋti stage productions mini academic purposes.

O saha shɛŋa yila yilibu ŋun ŋmɛri guitar mini keyboard,[10] Erics,ŋun na min niŋ o maŋmaŋ musical band, nyɛla ŋun ŋmɛri cinii nim ni pam yila.

O mini cinii kpɛrikpɛrita bsŋdiba kamani ; Ngozi Ezeonu, Yul Edochie, Desmond Elliot, Chiwetalu Agu, Regina Daniels ni ban pahi nyɛla ban kpɛri cinii nim.

Yuuni 2014, Erics daa di la pini din nyɛ Best Supporting Actor at the City People Entertainment Award,[11] o daa lahi di Best Lead Actor at the Afrifimo Awards din be United States. Yuuni 2015, o daa lahi chaŋ n-ti di Best Lead Actor award at the City People Entertainment Award.[12]

Yuuni 2017, Erics daa di la City People Entertainment Awards 2017 zaŋti Best Actor of the Year ka bɛ daa lahi piigi o zaŋti Golden Movie Awards yuuni 2018 Best supporting Actor.

Silimin gɔli December yuuni 2018, Ken Erics daa bahi o koŋko tuuli yili Inozikwa Omee. Inozikwa Omee daa chɛ ka o nyɛ nyaaŋa doliba pam.[13]

Silimin gɔli March yuuni 2019, Ken Erics daa yina n-ti yili ni o yɛn chɛla o paɣa, Onyi Adada. Kpɛrikpɛrita ŋɔ daa yili ya ni o yi chɛ o ni di so saa ti mi baayi ka o nayi yuo Karo. O daa niŋ suhupiɛlli pam ni o paɣa maa chɛbu maa[14]

Awards[mali niŋ | mali mi di yibu sheena n-niŋ]

Year Event Prize Recipient Result
2014 City People Entertainment Awards Best Supporting Actor Ken Erics Won
2014 Afrifimo Awards (USA) Best Lead Actor Ken Erics Won
2015 Golden Icons Movie Awards (GIAMA) 2015 Awards Best Actor in a Lead Role Ken Erics Nominated
Golden Icons Movie Awards (GIAMA) 2015 Awards Best 'on-screen duo' Ken Erics and Kiki Omeili Nominated
City People Entertainment Awards Best Actor Ken Erics Won
Afrifimo Awards (USA) Best 'on-screen duo' Ken Erics Nominated
2017 City People Entertainment Awards Best Actor Ken Erics Won
Nollywood Ambassadors Awards Best Actor of the Year Ken Erics Won
2018 Golden Movie Awards (GMA) 2018 Best Supporting Actor Ken Erics Nominated
2019 South South Achievers Awards (SSA) 2019 Male Actor of the Year Ken Erics Won

Filmography[mali niŋ | mali mi di yibu sheena n-niŋ]

Movie Roles

Year Title Role Director Notes
2002 Holy Prostitute Doctor Chris Ubani Cameo Role
2006 Silence of the gods Onyegbula Teco Benson Home Video
2007 Eran and Erak Oliver Theodore Anyanji Feature Film
2010 Evil intention Santos Ugezu J. Ugezu Feature Film
2011 Gold not Silver Nwokolo Tchidi Chikere Feature Film
2011 A Better Tomorrow Izu Michael JaJa Feature Film
2011 Days of Gloom Izu Michael JaJa Feature Film featuring John Dumelo, Olu Jacobs and Chioma Chukwuka
2012 The Illiterate Ugo Silvester Madu Feature Film
2013 Release me oh Lord Osita Ifeanyi Ogbonna Feature Film
2014 Father Muonso Father Elijah Vincent De Anointed Feature Film
2014 Burning Bridges Louis Okechukwu Oku Feature Film
2014 Sugarcane Azuka Obinna Ukeze Feature Film
2015 Trials of Igho Igho Chris Eneaji Lead/Feature Film
2015 Echoes of Love Prince Ugezu J. Ugezu Feature Film
2015 Omalicham Jeremiah Ugezu J. Ugezu Feature Film
2016 Almost Perfect Nonso Desmond Elliot Feature Film
2016 Within these walls Francis Uche Jombo Feature Film
2016 Valerie Joe Taiwo Shittu Feature Film
2016 The Vengeance Jeff Goodnews Erico Isika Feature Film
2016 Okafor's Law Chuks A.k.A Fox Omoni Oboli Feature Film featuring Blossom a Chukwujekwu, Richard Mofe Damijo , Omoni Oboli
2017 Crossed Path Jesse Frank Rajah Arase Feature Film featuring Okawa Shaznay, Frank Artus & Emem Inwang
2017 What Lies Within[15] Brian Vanessa Nzediegwu Feature Film with Michelle Dede, Tope Tedela, Kiki Omeili
2017 Omugwo Raymond Kunle Afolayan Feature Film featuring Patience Ozokwo, Ayo Adesanya, Omowunmi Dada
2017 Body Language Lancelot Moses Inwang Feature Film featuring Ramsey Nouah, Tana Adelana
2017 The Bridge Augustine Kunle Afolayan Feature Film featuring Chidinma Ekile, Demola, Adedoyin, Zach Orji
2017 Fate of Amanda
2018 You Are My Light Samson Vincent D Anointed Feature Film produced by Ken Erics and featuring Yvonne Jegede, Ebele Okaro
2019 Love Melody Obiora Ability Tagbo Feature Film produced by Ken Erics and featuring Rachael Okonkwo
2019 Ordinary Fellows[16] Ekene Lorenzo Menakaya and Ikenna Aniekwe Feature Film featuring Wale Ojo, Chiwetalu Agu and Somadina Adinma

Television Roles

Year Title Role Director Notes
2005 Webs Livinus Otteh TV series
2015 Growing Old Chidi Chris Eneaji TV series

Stage Plays

Title Role Writer
Hopes of the Living Dead Hacourt Whyte Ola Rotimi
Trials of Oba Ovoramnwen Consular Ola Rotimi
Hangmen Also Die R.I.P Esiaba Irobi
Childe International Chief Wole Soyinka
Everyman Everyman Obotunde Ijimere
Grip Am Ise Ola Rotimi
Gold, Frankincense and Myrrh Prof Ogun Esiaba Irobi

Discography[mali niŋ | mali mi di yibu sheena n-niŋ]

Selected singles[mali niŋ | mali mi di yibu sheena n-niŋ]

  • Inozikwa Omee (2018)
  • Thank You Baba (2019)
  • Mama (2019)
  • Many Mysteries (2019)
  • Sugarcane Baby (2019)
  • Pretence (2019)
  • Anom Gi N’aka (2019)
  • Love is Life (2019)

Kundivihira[mali niŋ | mali mi di yibu sheena n-niŋ]

  1. Chioma, Ella (2019-09-14). 'What happened to my marriage' - Ken Erics speaks at last (en-GB).
  2. Favour, Ugochukwu (18 January 2013). "TONTOH DIKE, KEN ERICS, EDOCHIE STARS, THE ILLITERATE". Nigeria Films (Lagos, Nigeria). Arxivləşdirilib from [1] on 31 March 2016. https://web.archive.org/web/20160331141727/http://www.nigeriafilms.com/news/19723/16/tontoh-dike-ken-erics-edochie-stars-the-illiterate.html. İstifadə tarixi: 7 June 2016.
  3. Ola, Erinfolami (28 February 2014). "Nollywood Celebrities Birthday". Naijagists (Lagos, Nigeria). http://naijagists.com/nollywood-celebrities-birthday-ken-erics-teco-benson-lilian-bach-a-year-older-today/. İstifadə tarixi: 7 June 2016.
  4. Emedolibe, Ngozi (9 March 2016). "My childhood interesting, entertaining —Ken Erics". National Mirror Newspaper (Lagos, Nigeria). http://nationalmirroronline.net/new/my-childhood-interesting-entertaining-ken-erics/. İstifadə tarixi: 7 June 2016.
  5. Bassey, Wisdom (12 January 2015). "Interview with Actor Ken Erics One of Nollywood's Emerging faces". Daily Mail Nigeria (Lagos, Nigeria). http://dailymail.com.ng/interview-with-ken-erics-one-of-nollywoods-emerging-faces/. İstifadə tarixi: 7 June 2016.
  6. Ken Erics: I Once Stood from Anambra to Lagos As I Couldn't Afford the Fare (en-US) (2019-03-22).
  7. Izuzu, Chidumga (29 February 2016). Ken Erics: 5 things you probably don't know about actor. The Pulse Ng.
  8. Sean, Sean (24 November 2014). Interview With Nollywood Ken Eric, One of Nigeria's Movie Industry Emerging Faces. Daily Mail Nigeria.
  9. Izuzu, Chidumga (29 February 2016). Cell 2. Amymuses's Blog.
  10. Izuronye, Ernesta (28 February 2016). Nollywood Actor Ken Erics Has A Passion for Music (Photos). Nollywood Community.
  11. Lere, Success (23 June 2014). List Of Winners at City People Entertainment Awards 2014. Gistmainia.
  12. Lere, Mohammed (18 August 2015). Nollywood: List of celebrities who win at the 2015 city People Award. Premium Times.
  13. Nathan Nathaniel, Ekpo (14 December 2018). Actor, Ken Erics Releases New Single INOZIKWA OMEE. Modern Ghana.
  14. JustNaijaBase (2020-08-30). Reason Ken Erics divorced his wife Onyi Adada. NaijaBase. Retrieved 2020-08-30.
  15. Dailytimes.ng.
  16. Wale Ojo, Somadina Adinma and Chiwetalu Agu star in "Ordinary Fellows", new Nollywood movie produced by Lorenzo Menakaya » YNaija (en-GB) (2019-08-07).