Veteran Nigerian actor, Pete Edochie has been rumored to be dead. Due to his absence from television screens, people have begun speculating about his death.
Who is Pete Edochie?
Chief Pete Edochie, MON (born March 7, 1947) is a Nigerian actor.
He is considered one of Africa’s most talented actors and has been honored with an Industry Merit Award by Africa Magic and Lifetime Achievement by Africa Film Academy.
He rose to fame in the 1980s after he played the lead role of Okonkwo in an NTA adaptation of Chinua Achebe’s Things Fall Apart.
He won an International Award for his role. The BBC also flew into Nigeria to interview him for his role in Things Fall Apart.
Since then he has starred in a lot of movies. He has over 20 movies credited to his name.
He started as a radio broadcaster but entered the movie industry in the late 1960s after the government decided to politicize the affairs of the FM station.
Pete Edochie is married to Josephine Edochie. He also has two children, Lincon Edochie and Yul Edochie. both of his sons are actors.
Is Pete Edochie Still Alive?
Pete Edochie is still alive and kicking.
There were rumours of his death which turned out to be false.