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The story of Frederick Leonard [Nollywood Actor]

Published: by NMN (Staff) Filed under: Nollywood Gist - 11,530 Views

#Nollywood: The story of Frederick Leonard is showcased on Nigeria Movie Network. He is no doubt one of the hottest actors in Nollywood right now, so get to know him a little better on NMN. Feel free to ask a question about the good-looking actor after reading his mini biography. 

The story of Frederick Leonard [Nollywood Actor]


Being in front of a camera is a piece of cake for tall and handsome Nollywood actor, Frederick Leonard. The interesting thing about Frederick is that he neither drink nor smoke and his eclectic delivery on screen definitely makes him one to watch.

The Biochemistry graduate of Kaduna Polytechnic went into acting in 2001, but left temporarily to finish school and in the process, modeled for 7 good years.

The Anambra State native came back to Nollywood in 2008 and shot his first film “The Indian doctor” where he played a lead role. In 2009, he starred in “Disclosure”, a hit TV series which was aired on local TV stations and Africa Magic.

The Nollywood star who has been nominated for several awards, has featured in movies like Deadly Plot, Stubborn Vengeance, Beautiful grave, Haunted love, Target, Accident and other movies too numerous to mention.

In a recent interview with Geraldine Akutu, when asked what does it take to be an actor or actress? Here's what the good-looking actor had to say:

"You have to be gifted in acting and then go for formal training."

In regards to how he became an actor, here's what he had to say:

"Hmmm…divine direction! Initially I wasn’t looking to be an actor, I wanted to be a Pilot and my mum objected to it because at a time I was an only child for twelve years before the other one came. My father was with me on that one but I lost him in 2000. By the time I got into school, I changed direction. I met a family friend who told me there was an audition going on for actors. He believed so much in my ability, so when I got there I registered with Actors Guild Of Nigeria (AGN). I started going for auditions and that was it." 

Frederick Leonard is on Twitter @FreddLeonard | ACTOR / ShowBiz Entrepreneur/ An Advocate For Due Process.

Photo of Frederick Leonard on set of a Nollywood royal movie

Credit: Geraldine Akutu / Guardian News 

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19 comments

  • Latonji
    Added

    Are you single

  • lmeh Onukak
    Added

    Fred is my no. 1 crush on screen
    His acting is seamless
    I love his charisma

  • chizy
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    I really like the way my actor speak keep it up ,wish to be on set with you soon

  • Sonja Sonja
    Added

    You are looking cool

  • Tubonemi
    Added

    how old is he (Ferderick Leonard)?

  • Sharon Oji Khan
    Added

    I just enjoy Fredrick. So real even when acting. Sure is my best Nigerian or overall actor. I appreciate him, God bless him more and more

  • Grace
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    Just love the way he speaks

  • No name
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    Happy birthday Frederick u re my best actor I luv everything about u wish I could knw u more I rili do admire u and I wish.....

  • Naomi
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    Frederic is a brand. He knows his work and he is worthy to be watched. Keep up the good job bother.

  • destiny samuel
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    i shared tears when i watched his movie titled 'Barrister Anita.He is my role model,swear to take after you.