Nollywood veteran Pete Edochie thankful to God as he marks 74th birthday

Nollywood veteran Pete Edochie thankful to God as he marks 74th birthday

- Pete Edochie clocked 74 on March 7, 2021

- The Nollywood veteran took shared a photo via his Instagram page to celebrate the big day

- Edochie who is the father of actor Yul Edochie, has been in the movie industry for over 20 years

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Today, March 7, 2021 marks the 74th birthday of one of Nigeria's most talented thespians, Pete Edochie.

The Nollywood veteran who has been in the industry since the '80s has served Nigerians with premium entertainment through his stellar role interpretations.

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Nollywood veteran Pete Edochie thankful to God as he marks 74th birthday
Edochie clocked 74 on March 7. Photo credit: @peteedochie
Source: Instagram

This has no doubt earned him a place in the hearts of many fans, many of who have taken to the comment section of his celebratory post on his official Instagram page to celebrate the movie icon.

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Edochie who made the post captioned it:

"74 today! Grateful and Thankful to God almighty Thank you for your prayers and wishes. #Peteedochie #Peteedochieat74"

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Although a seasoned administrator and broadcaster, Edochie came into prominence 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.

His son and top Nollywood actor, Yul Edochie, also took to his Instagram page to celebrate his dad.

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He wrote:

"Happy Birthday Daddy. @peteedochie Many more great years I wish you. May God be with you always. Love you Dad."

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The movie which premiered on March 5, 2021, in Nigeria and saw several celebrities showing up for the event.

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Kumashe Yaakugh is a journalist with three years of working experience in the media industry. She graduated from Benue State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communication. Kumashe is an entertainment and lifestyle editor reporting mostly on entertainment and human interest stories. When she isn't working, Kumashe uses her spare time to read about historical events, music and cultures around the world. Learn more about her on Twitter @kvmashe


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