Clem Ohameze

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Clem Ohameze
Clem Ohameze at a party,August 2011
Born (1965-06-27) 27 June 1965 (age 49)
Port Harcourt, Nigeria
Nationality Nigerian
Other names Clem
Ethnicity Igbo
Occupation Actor
Years active 1995-present
Home town Oguta, Imo State, Nigeria

Clem Ohameze is a Nigerian actor with nearly two decades of acting under his belt.[1] Clem Ohameze started professional acting in 1995. But his breakthrough role was in 1998 when he featured in a big-budget movie titled ENDTIME.[2] He has acted in 498 movies in his 18year career spanning 1995 to date and is set to feature in many more movies in the coming months.

Background[edit]

Clem Ohameze was born on 27 June 1965 in Port Harcourt, Rivers, Nigeria. He attended Holy Family College/ Baptist High School; Institute of Management Technology, Enugu, Nigeria where he bagged an Ordinary National Diploma in Mass Communication; and University of Port Harcourt where he graduated with a BSc in Sociology and Anthropology in 1984. He also studied at the Buckingham University, London in 2010 and obtained a Masters in Preventive and Social Medicine.

Movie career[edit]

Ohameze is a member of the Actors Guild of Nigeria. He has starred in 498 movies in Nollywood. He briefly broke away from acting between 2006 to 2010 to pursue other interests including politics. He has since returned to his movie career after the break. In 2010, Ohameze starred in the award-winning movie Ije: The Journey alongside Genevieve Nnaji and Omotola Jalade Ekeinde.

Political Involvement[edit]

Ohameze stood for election to represent Ohaji-Egbema-Oguta Federal Constituency in Nigeria's Federal House of Representatives on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in 2007. He however abandoned the pursuit over allegations of threat to his life. His car was attacked, his cousin was shot and killed during the incident.[3] Ohameze relocated to London, United Kingdom. He intends to contest for an elective position in the oncoming 2015 general elections.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Clem Ohameze battles for The Kingdom". Vanguardngr.com. 2012-10-27. Retrieved 2013-09-21. 
  2. ^ "Clem Ohameze Makes Nollywood Comeback With Eucharia Anunobi, Others In The Kingdom". nigeriafilms.com. 2012-11-03. Retrieved 2013-09-21. 
  3. ^ "Clem Ohameze attacked". www.mjemagazine.com. 26 November 2011. Retrieved 2013-09-19. 

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