Mon 12 Oct 2015, 13:09
Where is actor Tope Todela now?
Where are they now? #2014AMVCA Winner Tope Tedela
2014 was the year that marked a turning point in the acting career of Tope Tedela when he won the Best Actor in a Drama at the 2014 Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards beating stiff competition from bigger and popular names. The Mass Communications graduate who had earlier acted in the TV series Edge of Paradise continued to bag several nominations and wins at major awards in 2014.
Tedela who is also a voice over artiste is fast becoming a sought after actor and in a short period of time has worked with notable directors on theater, short film and feature length productions. The Ekiti indigene is also a writer and has been published in both online and print publications.
In 2015, he was cast in Mildred Okwo’s new picture Suru’lere and Seyi Babatope’s Lunchtime Heroes. A thespian at heart, Tedela impressed audiences at this year’s Etisalat Prize for Literature where he delivered a monologue sharing the stage with two time AMVCA winner O.C. Ukeje.
Did You Know?
- He also works as a freelance editor and proofreader.
- He had a brief stint as an On Air Personality at UNILAG FM during his undergraduate days.
- He admires Nollywood’s power couple Olu Jacobs and Joke Silva.
- He is also a skilled master of ceremony.
- He goes by his middle name Temitope, his first name is Christopher.
Let us know your favourite film starring Tope Tedela.
- A Mile From Home
- Another Day to Die Young
- Birthday Bash
- Lunchtime Heroes
By Isabella Akinseye