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Patience Uzokwor Biography, Movies, Family, Age and Adopted Children

Patience Uzokwor Biography

Patience Ozokwor is  one of the best Nigerian actress .She was born on March 25th, 1958. Ozokwor was born in the village of Amaobo, Ngwo, Enugu State, Nigeria, and attended Abimbola Gibson Memorial School in Lagos. Ozokwor was among 100 Nigerians honoured by the government to celebrate the amalgamation of the northern and southern protectorates in 1914. She won the Best Supporting Actress award at the 10th Africa Movie Academy Awards.

Patience Uzokwor Career

Ozokwor developed an interest in acting during her school years when she played the role of Hamlet in Shakespeare’s classic drama, Hamlet in an all girl’s school. Hamlet was received so well, Patience started travelling with the show. Although,Married at 19, Patience continued to seek an education and took teaching courses at a Women’s Training College. After receiving her teaching degree she taught for 4 years. Seeking something more in life, Ozokwor left teaching to go into broadcasting where she was a radio announcer and newscaster. She worked at the station until it closed down.

Undeterred, patience went on to another broadcasting facility where she began to do radio dramas. She excelled. Patience was very successful  in her career in radio drama she decided to give back to others. She opened a school to help young female school dropouts. She taught the girls hair and skin care. She was able to help these young ladies open their own businesses. Madam Patience Ozokwor was so successful at aiding these young entrepreneurs the government sponsored her project. It was only a natural progression that her civic involvement would lead to a political appointment. She was the Assistant to the wife of the Mayor of the local government. She served in this political post for four years. As a result of her husband’s illness and later passing, Patience concentrated on her family while returning to school to learn graphic arts and mass communication for the next few years.

So as to earn money she baked cakes and took on odd jobs. This was a hard period in her life as she struggled to maintain her family and household finances. Unfortunately, there was not enough money to continue school. Eventually, she was invited to do a commercial by a comedian who was impressed by Patience s acting skills. As a result of the commercial, she was asked to do a soap opera entitled Someone Cares, a program about rural women, for the National Television Authority. Afterwards she began to audition for acting roles, at first small ones and then larger and larger roles, until her career was launched. After her first movie in 1998, she was already being recognised by people. But when she did Authority (1999), the movie became very popular and it really shot her into limelight. After Authority, she has been moving from one movie set to another by the grace of God. Patience Ozokwo went on to star in movies playing wife and mother roles.

Patience Uzokwor Family

She has 3 children of her own and one adopted daughter. Her 1st son is an engineer while her last born is a professional soccer player with Rangers International football club in Enugu.

Patience Uzokwor Age

She is 59 years old.

Patience Uzokwor Movies

  1. Patience OzokworMovies
  2. 2 Rats
  3. Blood Sister
  4. Marcus D Millionaire
  5. Abuja Top Ladies
  6. Mama on the Run
  7. Turning Point
  8. Critical Truth
  9. The End is Near
  10. Sisters on Fire
  11. Coincidence
  12. Broken Ambition
  13. Code of Silence
  14. Garden of Love and Tears
  15. Roasted Alive
  16. Alice, My First Lady
  17. Hope for Tomorrow
  18. After My Heart
  19. Naked Wrestler
  20. Royalty Apart
  21. Return of Gaza Treasure
  22. Return of My Pride
  23. Peace Talk
  24. Fire on the Mountain
  25. Hatred
  26. Heritage
  27. Legal War
  28. Slave Boy
  29. Kings Battle
  30. Blood Apart
  31. Covert Operation
  32. Divide and Rule
  33. Will of God
  34. Wind of Mistakes
  35. Strange Madness
  36. The Millenium Lady
  37. Revenge of the Gods
  38. New Jerusalem
  39. Lost in the Jungle
  40. Royal Wives
  41. Indian Doctor
  42. Divided Home
  43. Arrows
  44. Son of a Soil
  45. Prince Of Peace

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