- More and more Nigerians are doing big things abroad
- This time, Britain is the latest country to feel Nigerians' awesomeness
- Thanks to actress Wunmi Mosiku
The name Wunmi Mosiku may not sound familiar to a lot of Nigerians but those who are familiar with the British film and TV industry will definitely recognize her.
The Nigerian born British actress won the British Academy Television Award (BAFTA) for Best Supporting Actress on Sunday, May 14, at the Royal Festival Hall in London.
Mosiku won for her performance in Damilola, Our Loved Boy, seeing off competition from Siobhan Finneran (Happy Valley), Vanessa Kirby (The Crown) and Nicola Walker (Last Tango in Halifax).
Born in Zaria, Kaduna state, the actress migrated to Manchester, England and graduated from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in 2007. She made her stage debut in a production of Pedro Calderón de la Barca’s The Great Theatre of the World and appeared in Batman Vs Superman: Dawn of Justice.
Watch her receive the award below:
In 2010, Mosiku was named one of The Seven Fresh Faces of Toronto International Film Festival for I Am Slave in which she starred. For her performance Mosiku won awards such as Best Actress at the Birmingham Black Film Festival, Best Onscreen performance at the Cultural Diversity Awards and Best Female performance at the Screen Nation Awards.
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We at NAIJ.com congratulate Wunmi on her award.
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