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Pete Edochie celebrates 70th birthday in style (Photos)

Yvonne Williams

Nollywood veteran, Pete Edochie, clocked 70 on Friday the 7th of March but decided to postpone the celebration to March 12 in Enugu. On ground to celebrate with the renowned actor were family, friends and colleagues.

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Pete Edochie celebrates 70th birthday in style (Photos)
Pete Edochie celebrates 70th birthday in style (Photos)
Pete Edochie celebrates 70th birthday in style (Photos)
Pete Edochie celebrates 70th birthday in style (Photos)
Pete Edochie celebrates 70th birthday in style (Photos)
Pete Edochie celebrates 70th birthday in style (Photos)

A former broadcaster, Pete Edochie came to the limelight in the 1980s through his impressive performance playing the lead role -Okonkwo in  Chinua Achebe’s all-time best selling novel – Things Fall Apart. Pete Edochie is the father of actor Yul Edochie.

The outstanding actor who has won many awards both locally and outside the country has featured in over a 100 movies. He is also known for films like; Igodo, Oracle, Living with Death, Evil Men and many others.

Pete Edochie is regarded as one of Nigeria’s greatest actors.