KEN ERICS UGO

Nollywood Actor

about me

Nigerian Film And Television Actor, Writer And Occasional Musician

EARLY LIFE
ken erics was born in Kano State, Northwest Nigeria on 28 February 1985[2] and is the sixth of seven children of Eric Chukwuemeka Nwenweh and Grace Ifeyinwa Nwenweh both of Enugwu-Ukwu in Anambra State, Southeast Nigeria. He is of Igbo descent. Erics had his primary education at Binta Mustapha Science Nursery and Primary School, Kano, and his secondary education at Dennis Memorial Grammar School (DMGS) Onitsha, Anambra State. As a young child, Erics showed a passion for the arts,[3] and this culminated in his admission to the Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka, Anambra State, where he graduated with a degree in Theatre Arts.[4] He also holds a master's degree in Theatre and Film studies


CAREER
In 2001, as a first year student in the University, Erics got his first movie role, in the Chris Ubani directed ‘direct-to-dvd’ movie ‘Holy Prostitiute’, where he played a minor role as a medical doctor, with just three scenes. He went on to graduate from the University and began to attend auditions and bagged a few other cameo roles in home movies. However, his 2012 portrayal of "Ugo" in the movie "The Illiterate" endeared him to audiences and opened up more opportunities for him in the Nigerian movie industry. As a writer, Erics first published work "Cell 2" has gained attention and has been used in a number of Nigerian tertiary institutions for stage productions and academic purposes. As an occasional singer and musician who plays the guitar and keyboard, Erics, who had earlier run his own musical band, has been involved in the production of a number of original movie soundtracks. He also has acted alongside top movie stars like; Ngozi Ezeonu, Yul Educhie, Desmond Eliot, Chinwetalu Agu, Regina Daniels and more. In 2014, Erics won the award for Best Supporting Actor at the City People Entertainment Award, as well as the Best Lead Actor at the Afrifimo Awards in the United States. In 2015, he went on to win the Best Lead Actor award at the City People Entertainment Award. In 2017, Erics won the City People Entertainment Awards 2017 for Best Actor of the Year and was also nominated for the Golden Movie Awards in 2018 for Best supporting Actor

City People Entertainment Awards(2014)- WON


Afrifimo Awards (USA)(2014)- WON


City People Entertainment Awards(2015)- WON


City People Entertainment Awards(2017)- WON


Nollywood Ambassadors Awards(2017)- WON


Golden Icons Movie Awards (GIAMA)(2015) Awards- NOMINATED


Golden Icons Movie Awards (GIAMA) (2015) Awards- NOMINATED


Golden Afrifimo Awards (USA) (2015) Awards- NOMINATED


Golden Movie Awards (GMA) (2018) Awards- NOMINATED


2002- Holy Prostitute
2006- Silence of the gods
2007- Eran and Erak
2010- Evil intention
2011- Gold not Silver
2011- A Better Tomorrow
2011- Days of Gloom
2012- The Illiterate
2013- Release me oh Lord
2014- Father Muonso
2014- Sugarcane
2015- Trials of Igho
2015- Echoes of Love
2015- Omalicham
2016- Almost Perfect
2016- Within these walls
2016- Valerie
2016- The Vengeance
2017- Crossed Path
2017- What Lies Within
2017- Omugwo
2017- Body Language
2017- The Bridge
2018- You Are My Light
2018- Seven and a half dates
2018- Heart of a ghost

Filmography

HERE IS A LIST OF MY LATEST FILMS

You Are My Light

2018

BRIDGE

2017

Body Language

2017

Fear of a woman

2016

Growing Old

2015

What lies Within

2017

Omugwo

2017

Valerie

2016

Ashes of a crack House

2018

Almost perfect

2015

My Skills

Actor, Writer & Musician.

Good stage, screen or vocal presence
Ability to enter into another character and engage with an audience
Ability to memorise lines.
Good understanding of dramatic techniques & Creative insight

Lagos, Nigeria.

kenericsugo@gmail.com