Ramsey Nouah

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Ramsey Nouah
Born Ramsey Tokunbo Nouah
(1970-12-19) 19 December 1970 (age 44)
Owo, Ondo, Nigeria
Ethnicity Yoruba
Occupation Actor
Years active 1993-present

Ramsey Tokunbo Nouah Jr, (born 19 December 1970)[1] is a Nigerian actor. In 2010, he won the Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role.[2]

Early life[edit]

Nouah was born in Lagos, Nigeria to an Israeli father and a Yoruba mother who hails from Owo, Ondo State. He grew up in Surulere, Lagos.

Career[edit]

Nouah's acting career kicked off when he starred in the Nigerian TV soap opera Fortunes.[3] Nouah has since then appeared in numerous films starring as the lead role. He has been called "Lover-Boy"[4][5] for his numerous roles in romantic film. In 2010 Nouah won the African Movie Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role for his performance in the Best Picture award winning film The Figurine.[2] Nouah is considered to be one of the most sought-after actors in Nigeria.[6]

Personal life[edit]

Nouah is married to Emelia Philips-Nouah. The couple have two sons and a daughter, Quincy Camil Nouah, Desiree Nouah and a baby boy.

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1996 Silent Night with Joke Silva, Kate Henshaw, Segun Arinze and Alex Usifo
1999 Camouflage
2000 Fugitive with Genevieve Nnaji, Stella Damasus and Rita Dominic
2001 The Battle of Love
2002 Power of Love With Genevieve Nnaji
2002 Valentino with Genevieve Nnaji
2002 My Love with Hilda Dokubo
2003 Emotional Crack with Stephanie Okereke and Patience Ozokwor
2004 Across the Niger
2004 Dangerous Twins Taiye & Kehinde with Stella Damasus and Bimbo Akintola
2005 Coming to South Africa
2005 Bleeding Love
2007 The Faculty
2008 Chase with Uche Jombo
2008 Sweet Tomorrow
2009 Reloaded (film) with Stephanie Okereke and Rita Dominic
2009 The Figurine Femi with Kunle Afolayan
2009 Nnenda
2009 Guilty Pleasures (2009 film) Tesso with Nse Ikpe-Etim
2010 Private Storm
2010 The Black Soul
2011 Heart of a Fighter
2012 Weekend Getaway With Genevieve Nnaji, Ini Edo and Uti Nwachukwu
2012 Gem of the Rainforest
2013 Confusion Na Wa Emeka Nwosu
2014 Unguarded with Chet Anekwe
2014 Busted Life with Chet Anekwe
2014 '76 Post-Production

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1993 Fortunes Jeff with Liz Benson and Regina Askia

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Nollywood Actor Ramsey Nouah Birthday". IReportersTV. 19 December 2012. Retrieved 14 May 2012. 
  2. ^ a b "The 2010 African Movie Academy Awards: Winners, Re-Cap, Dresses". New York, NY, USA: MTV Networks a division of Viacom International Inc. Retrieved 25 August 2010. 
  3. ^ Mercy, Michael (24 July 2010). "Ramsey Nouah". The Nation (Lagos, Nigeria). Retrieved 19 February 2011. 
  4. ^ "Ramsey Noah: Lover boy…". Stabroek News (Georgetown, Guyana). Retrieved 25 August 2010. 
  5. ^ Kerrigan, Finola (2010). Film Marketing (1 ed.). Elsevier Ltd. p. 87. ISBN 978-0-7506-8683-9. 
  6. ^ Okpewho, Isidore; Nzegwu, Nkiru (2009). The New African Diaspora. Indiana University Press. p. 403. ISBN 978-0-253-35337-5. 

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