Profile Of Okey Bakassi (Nigerian Actor)

Okey Bakassi always wanted to entertain. Even Though the college River state Univetsity of science & Technology where he schooled at didn’t have a theatre arts department

Date Of Birth: October 23, 1969

State Of Origin: Imo State

Marital Status: Married


Most Acted Movies: Onye Ozi, Love Is In The Hair, Ngozi , Money Yab Man etc.

Award Won: “Best Actor in a Leading Role (Igbo)” category at the 2014 edition of the Best of Nollywood

He and some other students with like minds and interests came together to form a group ‘Theatre Kolleagues’ for the purpose of acting and entertaining the university community. Okey after university came to Lagos and thereafter met with popular movie producer and director, Zeb Ejiro who in 1993 gave him his first opportunity to appear on a network television production – ‘Fortunes’ where he played Nick, one of the Johnson’s bodyguards.

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