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Clem Ohameze at a party, August 2011
27 June 1965 |
Port Harcourt, Nigeria
|Home town||Oguta, Imo State, Nigeria|
Clem Ohameze is a Nigerian actor with two decades in acting. Clem Ohameze started professional acting in 1995. But his breakthrough role was in 1998 when he featured in a big-budget movie titled ENDTIME. He has acted in over 500 movies in his 20-year career spanning 1995 to date and is set to feature in many more movies in the coming months.
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 secured 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.
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 and 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.
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. Ohameze relocated to London, United Kingdom. He intends to contest for an elective position in the oncoming 2015 general elections.
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