by on August 28, 2020

Veteran Actor and Director , Tony Akposere , will be joining the Fameidols Nolly Youth Empowerment Workshop team to teach ACTING  which is scheduled to begin on 2nd to 7th of November 2020

Though the name TONY AKPOSHERI is a household name in Nigeria and beyond, the mention of ZACKY, seems to gel much more with those who witnessed the now rested NTA comedy drama serial right from the 70's (The New Masquerade) where he never stops to thrill the viewers with hilarious moves and later became the Director. Till date he is never scarce on television to the admiration of his fans as he keeps doing what he knows how to do best in the  current running comedy on MNET, Jemeji, DooGood, Two Sides of a Coin, Hills and Valleys just to mention but a few.

Tony holds a Diploma in Television Production from the the prestigious Nigeria Television Authojrity College, Jos and has undergone professional training over the years both Locally and Internationally.  He started acting on stage at a very young

stage way back to the National museum, Onikan after drama school . He formed a group called  Organization For Young Artistes (OYA) way back when Lagos was yet to have a State Cultural Troupe and represented the State in most Cultural Festivals or Competitions in different States of the Federation.  Some years later, together with veteran actor, Zulu Adigwe and Akpor Otebele, formed another theatre group named Batakoto. The group operated from the National Theatre and was majorly into  Stage Production, Dance and Drama.  The group prospered in her productions Locally and also went International to do the country proud as far away as USA: Washington DC and Newyork, Austria, Vienna and Hungary Budapest in the early '80's.

A man of unique characteristics and immense acting abilities,  Uncle T as he's fondly called,  has been on the scene long before many stars of today thought of taking to acting. And it is an attestation to his talent and professionalism that his acting services is still of high demand among film producers and Directors. Now a Director and member of Directors Guild of Nigeria DGN, Uncle T is simple in style. His young at heart nature is the virtue that keeps the younger generations always close to him both on set and outside. He is the current Director of Finance at DGN. This outstanding actor cum Director has numerous awards to his credit Nationally and Internationally. He was decorated with the Legend of Nollywood, Legendary of hall of fame Award reserved only for the best in Nollywood and many more. Recently He was given Life time achievement award AMAA along side with Olu Jacobs, Joke silva and RMD.

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