Tuesday, 6 April 2010
Mike Ezuruonye is a Nollywood actor. He received two nominations for Best Actor in a Supporting Role and Best Actor in a Leading Role at the African Movie Academy Awards in 2008 and 2009.
Mike was born in Lagos and is the eldest of 4 siblings. Mike attended FGC Wukari, Archbishop Aggey Memorial Secondary School Lagos and Federal Polytechnic Oko. He got his big break when he was spotted by Ruke Amata of the Amata Dynasty buying fuel at a gas station.
Popularly nicknamed Fair Mike, the handsome actor quickly proved his talent and capabilities to convince some of the most influential decision makers in Nollywood, namely director Aquilla Njamah and producer Emem Isong to give him a chance. Director Dickson Iroegbu gave him his big break in the movie "Broken Marriage."
To date Michael has featured in more than 30 home movies among which the critically acclaimed "Critical Decision", "Endless Passion", "Occultic Kingdom", "Unforeseen", and "Beyond Reason."
Mike hails from Uzoakoli in Abia State.
Sources: Wikipedia, Nigeriamovies.net.
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