Bimbo Akintola
Born (1970-05-05) 5 May 1970 (age 51)
NationalityNigerian
Alma materUniversity of Ibadan (BA)
OccupationActress
Years active1995–present

Bimbo Akintola is a Nigerian actress.[1][2][3][4]

Early life and education

Akintola was born on 5 May 1970[5] to a father from Oyo State and a mother from Edo State. She studied at Maryland Convent Private School in Lagos State. She proceeded to Command Day Secondary School, Lagos. She earned a degree in Theater Arts from University of Ibadan.[6][7]

Career

Her debut acting was when she featured in the film Owo Blow in 1995 alongside Femi Adebayo and followed up with Out of Bounds in 1997[8] with Richard Mofe Damijo. She was nominated for Best Actress in a Leading role at the 2013 Nollywood Movies Awards.

Other recognitions for her excellent skills includes ;

1. Best Actress or English Actress in Nigeria in 1997.

2. Best Actress Award for the movie Heaven's Hell at the 2015 Eko International Film Festival.[9]

Selected filmography

Television series

This list is incomplete; you can help by adding missing items. (June 2015)
Year: Title: Role Director: Ref
2015 Husbands of Lagos N/A N/A [10]
2016 Ere Egele N/A Kunle Afolayan

References

  1. ^ "Bimbo Akintola, Toyin Oshinaike in troubled union". punchng.com. Archived from the original on 14 August 2014. Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  2. ^ "Bimbo Akintola, Falode canvass support for working mothers". punchng.com. Archived from the original on 14 August 2014. Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  3. ^ "Age is no barrier to marriage – Bimbo Akintola". punchng.com. Archived from the original on 14 August 2014. Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  4. ^ "Bimbo Akintola cries out: I don't need a husband!". vanguardngr.com. Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  5. ^ "30 Nigerian entertainers presently in the league of 40s". Nigerian Entertainment Today. 9 December 2015. Archived from the original on 30 April 2016. Retrieved 5 July 2016.
  6. ^ "Bimbo Akintola Biography". gistus.com. Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  7. ^ "Why I Am Not Yet Married at 42..Bimbo Akintola". cknnigeria.com. Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  8. ^ "Out of Bounds". Internet Movie Database. Retrieved 25 October 2014.
  9. ^ Bimbo, Akintola. "Mrs". yen.com.gh. Omobolaji Folajinmi. Retrieved 28 April 2021.
  10. ^ "'Husbands of Lagos' Meet cast of upcoming TV series [Photos]". Pulse Nigeria. Chidumga Izuzu. Retrieved 16 March 2013.