Today is Rmd’s Birthday

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Richard Mofe Damijo

Richard Mofe Damijo
Born Richard Mofe-Damijo
July 6, 1961 (age 53)
Warri, Delta State, Nigeria
Occupation Actor, Politician

Richard Mofe Damijo (popularly known as RMD, born July 6, 1961) is a Nigerian actor and politician. In 2005 he won the African Movie Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role.[1] Since January 2009 he is the Commissioner for Culture and Tourism in Delta State, Nigeria.[2]

Contents

1 Early life
2 Career
3 Political career
4 Personal life
5 Filmography
6 References
7 External links

Early life

Mofe-Damijo was born in Warri, Delta State, Nigeria. He attended Midwest College, Warri and Anglican Grammar School and was a member of the Drama Club. He enrolled into the University of Benin to continue his education and studied Theatre Arts.[3] In 1997 Mofe-Damijo returned to the university to study law at the University of Lagos and graduated in 2004.[1][4]
Career

After graduating from the university, Mofe-Damijo took part in a television soap opera in the late 80’s called Ripples. Before then, he had a stint with Concord Newspapers and Metro Magazine as a reporter. Out of Bounds was the first film for which he received a writer/producer credit.[3][5] In 2005 at the maiden edition of the African Movie Academy Awards Mofe-Damijo won the award for Best Actor in a Leading Role.[1]
Political career

Mofe-Damijo is currently the commissioner for Culture and Tourism in Delta State, Nigeria.[2]

1 Comment

  1. Pst Prisca Richards Blackson

    July 7, 2014 at 7:32 AM

    Happy birthday uncle

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