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Funlola Aofiyebi-Raimi

Funlola Aofiyebi-Raimi

Overview

Ethnicity
Black - African
Age Range
35 - 45
Height
5' 8" (1m 73cm)
Weight
11st. 9lb. (74kg)
Hair Colour
Black
Eye Colour
Black
Build
Medium

Credits

Year Role / Type Name of Production / Director Company / Venue
2017 Nike Bajulaiye (Lead)
Film (Feature)
We Don't Live Here Anymore
Tope Oshin
Sunbow Production
Lagos, Nigeria
2017 Mum
Film (Short)
Disobedience
Michelle Bello
Blu Star Entertainment
Lagos, Nigeria
2017 Olivia (Therapist)
Film (Short)
Damaged
Julia Mbaebie
Mighty Jot Productions
Lagos, Nigeria
2017 Mother Superior
Film (Feature)
Tatu
Don Omope
Film One Nigeria
Nigeria
2017 Madame (Support)
Film (Short)
Mo
Damilola Orimogunje
2o9ine Films
Lagos, Nigeria
2008 - 2017 Brenda (Lead)
TV
Tinsel
Denny Miller, Tope Oshin Ogun
MNET( Pan Africa)
Lagos, Nigeria
2016 Sharon (Lead)
Film (Feature)
Entreat
Micheal Asuelime
B.P Visions Nigeria Limited
Lagos, Nigeria.
2014 Jessica (Lead)
Film (Feature)
Grey Dawn
Shirley Frimpong -Manso
Sparrow Productions
Accra, Ghana
2013 Lola (Lead)
TV
Love and War
Tope Oshin
Sunbow Productions/Ebony Life TV
Lagos, Nigeria.
2012 Doctor
Film (Short)
Blink
Tolu Ajaiyi
Rapport Production
Lagos, Nigeria.
2012 Adaeogo
Commercial
Runs
Benny
Lillian Aluko Productions
LTV8 studios
2009 Linda (Support)
Film (Feature)
Figurine
Kunle Afolayan
Golden Effects Production
Lagos, Nigeria
2008 Co-host
TV
Project Fame West Africa Talent Search
Heidi Uys
Endemol/Ultima Studios
Lagos, Nigeria
2006 - 2007 Dr. Grace
TV
Wetin Dey
John Wood/Sebari Diette-Spiff
BBC
Abuja, Nigeria
2006 Vagina Workshop/Flooding
Theatre (Tour)
Vagina Monologues
Awoba Bob-Manuel
Lufodo Productions, Lagos, Nigeria.
Musical Society of Nigeria
2005 Matron (Support)
TV
Doctors Quarters
Jimi Odumosu
MNET (West Africa)/IBST Production.
2004 Jessica
Theatre
Shyllock
Awoba Bob-Manuel
Lufodo Productions, Lagos, Nigeria.
2003 Co host
Corporate
60th anniversary event of The British Council in Nigeria.
The British Council, Nigeria.
Lagos, Nigeria.
2003 Lead
Theatre
Sing that old song for me
Bayo Awala
Musical Society of Nigeria
Muson Center, Nigeria
2003 Doctor (Support)
Film (Short)
Mama Put
Seke Somolu
MNET (West Africa)/DV Worx
Lagos, Nigeria
2002 Co host
Corporate
Miss Nigeria Beauty Pageant.
Wanle Akinboboye
Daily Times Nigeria
Lagos, Nigeria.
2002 Tamtam (Lead)
Film (Feature)
Keeping Faith
Steve Gukas
Temple Productions.
2001 Bibi (Support)
TV
Solitaire
Amaka Igwe
Amaka Igwe Studios(AIS)
Lagos, Nigeria
1998 Kofo (Lead)
TV
Palace
Tunji Bamishigbin
Africa Independent Television
Lagos,Nigeria
1997 Lola (Lead)
Theatre
The Mansion
Bayo Awala
Musical Society of Nigeria
Muson Center, Nigeria
1996 Ese (Support)
Film (Feature)
Violated
Amaka Igwe
Amaka Igwe Studios(AIS)

Education

  • Year
    Qualification
    Where
  • 2002
    Bsc Hons, Sociology
    University of Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria.
  • 1992
    1 year, Cert. Drama and Theatre Arts
    Westminster College, Battersea, London.

About me

I have 21 years+ acting experience!

I have considerable screen presence - I dare say, I DOMINATE MY SPACE!

My interpretation of emotional scenes/roles are well tempered.

I'm a professional actor with a wide range of experience on Stage, TV and Film.

THE ACTORS STUDIO - Attended an Intensive Acting Course for TV and Film. 2010

I'm on the lookout for opportunities to showcase my talent beyond Nigeria and Africa.

Additional Information

WINNER - Nigerian Broadcasters Merit Awards 2013 Actress of the year (Tinsel)

NOMINEE - Africa Movie Awards Academy (AMAA) Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Figurine)
2010

NOMINEE - Nigeria Entertainment Awards, New York(NEA) Best Actress in a TV Show (Tinsel)
2010

WINNER - Celebrity Takes 2(Nigerian Celebrity Dance Competition.
2007

Additional Skills

-Presentation skills and familiar with teleprompter/Autocue.

-I have good experience in hosting Fashion Shows, Concerts, Beauty Pagaents and Award Ceremonies.

-Over 10 years presentation experience on Radio.

-Recieving dialect and RP coaching.

-Can drive a car.

-Creative and organized by nature.

Skills

Skin Colour Black
Native accent Yoruba
Accents (UK) London
Accents (International) African (West), Nigerian
Languages Spoken English, Yoruba
Interested in Comedy, Commercials, Corporate, Film (Professional), Presenting, Radio, TV, Voice Over
Experienced in Film (Professional), Film (Student), Presenting, Radio, Theatre (Professional), Theatre (Touring), TV
General Dance Skills African dance styles, Contemporary
Driving Licences Standard
Perform nude? No