Gregory Ojefua

Place of Birth
Lagos, Nigeria

Applauded and nominated BEST ACTOR IN A DRAMA (MOVIE/SERIES) by one of Africa's biggest movie awards body; the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards (AMVCA) 2017 for his amazing depiction of the Late General Odumegwu Ojukwu in the short film "The Encounter" Gregory Ojefua aka Greg OJ is a Nigerian Actor who has picked roles from both extremes of the age range, switching effortlessly from characters in their late 20s to as old as those in their 60s and even displaying expert versatility as he shuttles amazingly from comic to serious roles.Fascinated so much by the make believe world since he was a child that at 8 he could recite 2-3 paragraphs of Julius Ceasar, Macbeth and other Shakespearian Classics. In 2009 he took part in the TV Show 'Don't forget the Lyrics', after that he attended an audition and got cast for his first role on TV, a series titled 'Winds of Change' directed by Kalu Anya and produced by Lilian Okoro. Since then he has been all over TV and Internet featuring in so many notable productions like: Tinsel, The Encounter, Desperate Housewives Virgin Bride, Betrayal, Just not married, Men in Trouble, The Chase, Colourless..just to mention but a few. As a model he has also starred and featured in a number of pan Africa and local commercials.Greg believes he stands out because of his uniqueness, deep voice, extra-large physique, easy going nature and playful spirit. He is also an Events Compere, Voice over Artiste and Plus Size Model. He hails from Igueben LGA in Edo State. He holds a B.Sc. in Business Management and Administration from the Adekunle Ajasin University, Ondo State. Languages Spoken: English, Nigerian Pidgin, Esan, Yoruba AWARDS AND RECOGNITION *Best Supporting Actor 2016 -Eko International Film Festival *Fast Rising Model Actor 2016- Nigerian Models & Achievers Awards *Best Actor (English) 2017 -Maya Awards Africa