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Nothing Lasts: 40 Nigerian Celebrities Who Thrilled Us In The Past (Photos)

Over the years, Nollywood has grown to become one of the biggest in Africa. From the old generation of Lilian Bach and Emeka Ike to the new generation of Destiny Etiko and Flash boy, Nollywood seems to be getting better and growing bigger. Our Nollywood actors and actresses are are now welcomed with open arms in any part of the world.

Well, the Nollywood we are enjoying today did not rise from the ground. Some people especially the early starters, paid huge prices to pave the way for today’s generation. Interestingly while some of these early actors and actresses have continued to thrill us, others have sadly faded away from our screens.

Johnthewriter takes a look at 40 Nollywood stars who thrilled us in the past. To make the post more interesting, I will be mentioning what some of these stars will forever be remembered for.

1. Ann Njemanze

Ann Njemanze became a household name after a brilliant role in Domitila’ and ‘Hit And Run’. She was one of the finest actresss in the late 1990s. Ann Njemanze will forever be remembered for her impeccable beauty.

2. Thelma O’khaz

Just like the Destiny Etiko, Thelma O’khaz is one actresss who was known for being wild in movies. Do you still remember her? Thelma will always be remembered as one the ‘baddest’ actresss in her generation

3. Robert Peters

If you can remember the blockbuster, ‘State of Emergency’, you will know Robert Peters. I still think ‘State of Emergency’ is the best action movie ever in Nollywood.

Robert Peters who was quite famous for his roles in action movies back then is now into movie production. He owns and operate Whitestone Pictures LLC, a film production studio and equipment provider based in Lawrenceville, Georgia. Robert Peters will always be remembered as the fearless guy.

4. Hilda Dokubo

Hilda Dakubo answered the call of politics when she was appointed to serve in the cabinet of former Governor Peter Odili in Rivers State. Hilda is one actresss who who will always be remembered for her ability to cry a river.

5. Andy Chukwu

Just like Robert Peters, Andy Chukwu is now into movie production.Andy will always be remembered as the gentleman who always marry a nagging wife.

6. Kenneth Chukwu

7. Maureen Solomon

8. Chidi Ihezie

9. Eucharia-Anunobi

10. Sola Fosudo

11. Maryann Apollo

12. Keppy Ekpeyong Bassey

13. Uche Iwuji

Uche Iwuji is one actresss who will will rememeberd for her ability to seduce any man in movies. She is a gifted actresss.

14. Uche Mac-Auley

15. Barbara Odoh

16. Oby Edozie

17. Grace Amah

Grace Amah was the good girl who always turn bad. Do you miss her?

18. Bob Manuel udokwu

19.Victoria Inyama

20. Fred Amata

21. Sandra Achums

22. Lilian Bach

23. Racheal Oniga

The wife or mother who doesn’t take nonsense

24. Chiege Alisigwe

25. Nkiru Sylvanus

Queen of crying.

26. Ernest Obi

The perfect gentleman

27. Emeka Ike

The lover boy.

28. Chidi Mokeme

29. Ernest Azuzu

Ernest Azuzu will always be rememeberd for his gangster roles.

30. Emma Ehumadu aka Labista

Oga kpatakpata of shooting and action movies

31. Hanks Anuku

Legendary Nollywood bad boy

32. Larry Koldsweat

33. Regina aiska

34 . Saint Obi

35. Tony Umez

36. Sam Dede

Action movies guru

37. Caroline Danjuma

38. Steph Nora Okeke 

39. Francis Duru

Romantic actor

40. Florence Onuma

We still call them Nollywood stars but with each passing day, it appears their stars are dimming because we no longer seem them on our screens. Do you miss any of these Nollywood stars? Tell us in the comments!