Chet Anekwe

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Chet Anekwe
Born Chet Anekwe
Lagos, Nigeria
Occupation Actor, writer, director
Years active 2001–present
Website chetanekwe.com

Chet Anekwe is an actor[1][2][3][4] and filmmaker who was born in Nigeria and raised in New York City.[5] His work spans Hollywood,[6] Nollywood[7] and the New York Theater.[8][9]

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
2001 Sheena (TV series) Karnivan
2004 Shpionskie igry: Nelegal
Dream Job (TV series) Himself
2006 Phat Girlz Flirty Nigerian Man with Mo'Nique
30 Days Kene Alumona (as C.B.A.) with Genevieve Nnaji
2008 Spy Games: A Private Visit FBI Agent
Mama's Great Love (short) Thompson Director, writer, Executive Producer
2011 Paparazzi: Eye in the Dark Davis with Van Vicker
2011 Tobi
2011 Unwanted Guest Ike
2013 On Bended Knee Ebube with Chioma Chukwuka
2014 Unguarded Mr. Cool with Ramsey Nouah, Uche Jombo, Desmond Elliot
Busted Life Femi with Ramsey Nouah, Pascal Atuma
2015 Heaven's Hell Jeff Aliu with Nse Ikpe Etim, Bimbo Akintola, OC Ukeje
2016 New Girl Service Guy with Zooey Deschanel
Witch Hunt Baba
Castor Oil Pastor
2017 Scrimmage Coach Cassidy


Awards and nominations[edit]

Awards[edit]

Nominations[edit]

  • 1997 AUDELCO (NYC) award nominee, Best Performance in a Musical, Male for Chap Am So (The Amistad Story)[17]
  • 2011 NIGERIAN ENTERTAINMENT AWARD- NEA (NYC) award nominee, Best Actor in a short story or film (TOBI)[18]
  • 2012 African Movie Academy Award – AMAA (Nigeria) award nominee, BEST ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE (Unwanted Guest)[19][20]
  • 2013 Best of Nollywood Awards – BON (Nigeria) award nominee, Best Supporting Actor in an English film (On Bended Knees)[21]
  • 2014 Nollywood & African Film Critics' Awards (NAFCA) award nominee, Best Actor in Supporting role Diaspora Film (When One Door Closes)[22]

References[edit]

  1. ^ New York Times (9 February 2006). "40 Years of Black Male History in 2½ Hours". The New York Times. Retrieved 8 March 2011. 
  2. ^ modernghana.com. "Chet in Busted Life article". Retrieved 8 March 2011. 
  3. ^ Nollywooduncut. "Workin with Chet in Nollywood". 
  4. ^ Cynthiamasasiworld.com. "Chet in Paparazzi". Retrieved 8 March 2011. 
  5. ^ Golden Icons. "Article on Chet Anekwe". Retrieved 8 March 2011. 
  6. ^ IMDB. "Phat Girlz". 
  7. ^ Paparazzi Eye in the Dark. "Chet in Nollywood USA film Paparazzi". Retrieved 8 March 2011. 
  8. ^ New York Times (21 May 1998). "THEATER REVIEW; Caesar's Fate, Played Out in Mali". The New York Times. Retrieved 8 March 2011. 
  9. ^ ChetAnekwe.com. "Chet Bio". Retrieved 8 March 2011. 
  10. ^ Nairaland.com. "Chet Anekwe blog". Retrieved 8 March 2011. 
  11. ^ ChetAnekwe.com. "Resume". Retrieved 8 March 2011. 
  12. ^ Eyeinthedark.com. "Cast Biographies". Retrieved 8 March 2011. 
  13. ^ IMDB. "Chet Bio". Retrieved 8 March 2011. 
  14. ^ ChetAnewke.com. "Chet Bio". Retrieved 8 March 2011. 
  15. ^ ChetAnewke.com. "Chet Bio". Retrieved 23 October 2012. 
  16. ^ GoldenIcons.com. "GIAMA". Retrieved 23 October 2012. 
  17. ^ IMDB. "Chet Bio". Retrieved 8 March 2011. 
  18. ^ NEA. "NEA". Retrieved 8 March 2011. 
  19. ^ AMAA. "AMAA". Retrieved 17 March 2012. 
  20. ^ "2012 African Movie Academy Awards nominees' unveiled". Gambia Daily Observer. Retrieved 4 July 2012. 
  21. ^ AMAA. "AMAA". Archived from the original on 28 September 2013. Retrieved 25 August 2014. 
  22. ^ NAFCA. "NAFCA". Archived from the original on 14 August 2014. Retrieved 25 August 2014. 

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