Today (February 4) is the birthday of popular Nigerian actor and director, Desmond Elliot.
He was born February 4, 1975 to a Yoruba father from Lagos (Western Nigeria), and an Igbo mother from Anambra (Eastern Nigeria).
He attended Air Force Primary School, Jos (Nigeria) for his primary school education. He attended St. John’s College, Jos for his secondary school education.
He attended Lagos State University, from where he graduated in 2003 with a degree in Economics.He started his professional acting career in soap operas such as Saints and Sinners, One Too Much, and Everyday People.
He got his big break with the 2004 movie, Missing Angel (starring Stella Damasus).
Some of of his other movies are Holding Hope, Before The Light, Final Tussle, Double Game, Secret Pain, and A Time to Love.