Congratulations are in order for Nollywood’s living Legend, Pete Edochie, as he turns a new age today.
The veteran actor turns 74 today and he is thankful to God, a post on his social media page reads.
The caption for the post that was shared in his verified Instagram page reads ;
Grateful and Thankful to God almighty 🙏🏽
Thank you for your prayers and wishes.
Chief Pete Edochie, MON is considered one of Africa’s most talented actors, being honored with an Industry Merit Award by Africa Magic and Lifetime Achievement by Africa.
He came into limelight in the 1980s when he played the lead role of Okonkwo in an NTA adaptation of Chinua Achebe’s all-time best selling novel, Things Fall Apart. In 2003, he was honored as a Member of the Order of the Niger by President Olusegun Obasanjo.