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The story of Frederick Leonard [Nollywood Actor]

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#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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30 comments

  • Carmen
    Added

    Good night!
    I speak Portuguese!
    I would like to know what is your believe, if you are Cristian?

  • Cynthia
    Added

    You are gifted and a Blessing from God. Keep up the good work. God bless you.

  • Precious ike
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    Wow, that's very fantastic, i so love his movie especially (IKPUKU NTEJE) i was in my teen age when i watched it, keep it up bro.

  • Cassandra McCray
    Added

    A lot of fraudalent accounts is circulating on his name. Who is the real frederick Leonard

  • Maureen
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    Good actor and very handsome God bless and protect you Mr.Leonard.

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  • omowunmi
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    Well done mr Fredric Leonard for your good job, more Grace.

  • love charles
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    Fred is a good actor and he inspires people alot and I love his movie. I think he is different . I pray he has all d good things inside out .

  • Reese
    Added

    Frederick Leonard ever been married and does he have any children

  • Victoria Ukonu
    Added

    Good job Sir! I am very impressed, right from the start and end of your biography . You inspired me a lot.

  • Hopster
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    Were you born on the African Continent?