Monday, 9 February 2009
Kanayo O. Kanayo
Kanayo. O. Kanayo whose real name is Anayo Modestus Onyekwere hails from Umueze Oboama in Ezinihitte Mbaise LGA. Kanayo O. Kanayo is his professional name
Anayo is a front-runner in the Nollywood film industry and one of the oldest Nollywood actors still standing, having been in the industry right from its inception in 1992.
He came to prominence as Chief Omego in “Living in Bondage”. Before then he had played bit roles in “The New Masquerade”, “Village Headmaster”, “Television Play House”, “At Your Service”, “Ripples” and several National programmes. He was also part of “Checkmate” which was one of the longest running soap operas in Nigeria.
Anayo has a diploma in Mass Communication from the University Of Lagos.