Nigerian and Canadian actor Nosa Obaseki has outlined his plans to break into the American film industry, Hollywood.
Nosa Obaseki’s journey as a professional actor began in 1998, when he was brought into the mix by his older brother, Dr. Don Pedro Obaseki, where he began performing on stage with the likes of Richard Mofe Damijo, According to Arinze, and Stella Damasus.
Reflecting on how the acting journey began, Nosa Obaseki said: “It all started when my older brother took me from Benin to Lagos in 1998, then I joined his cast for the play.”
On his plans for the future, Nosa Obaseki said: “My plan is to break into the Canadian film industry and also get to Hollywood.”
Nosa Obaseki appeared in plays such as “Idia,” “The Bridge,” “Rendezvous at Hells Gate,” and “Obaseki, the Historical Play.”
Nosa Obaseki was part of the team that worked on the set of the award-winning film “Igodo” as a production assistant.
His love of acting grew so strong that he began auditioning for roles in television series and movies.
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Nosa Obaseki landed his first major role in a film titled ‘Brave Soldier’ in 2001 and since then the journey has been upward as he has appeared in many TV series and movies such as “Tara”, “Brave Soldier”, ” Eziza “,” Love “,” Lost Angel “,” Beginning and end “,” Sleepwalker “,” Esmeralda “,” Spiritual husband “,” Seduction “,” Agbawu “and” Ebomisi “.
He has also appeared in “Queen of Queens”, “Wide Awake”, “Molly’s Love Story”, “Saving Dreams”, “Believe in You”, “When Love Hurts”, “Sunburn”, “Complicated Lies”, “Not in sale ”,“ Divergence ”,“ Enogie London ”,“ Obama and Okina ”.
Other films in which he has appeared are “Orhion”, “Abemwinku”, “Aghatiti”, “Sorelle”, “Wede”, “Sacrosanct”, “Prisoner of Passion”, “Europe Package”, “Adam and Eve” and ” Bridesmaid “. , “Wede” and “Sacrosanto”.
Born in Benin City, Edo State, the son of the late Mr. Samson Obaseki and the late Ms. Sarah Obaseki, Nosa Obaseki had his primary education at Usi Primary School and Victory Primary School.
His high school was at Edo College, while he had his tertiary education at the University of Benin, Lagos State University, and Herzing College, Toronto, Ontario.
To his credit, Nosa Obaseki has won numerous awards, including Best African Entertainment Actor, Canada; Vigor Awards International, Canada; J-Drims Award of Recognition, Benin City, Edo State; Canada at the 150 Art Award, Toronto, Canada; TINFF Achievement in Acting Award, Toronto, Canada, and DEA Awards, Maryland, USA.
Other awards won by the actor include the Nigerian Canadian Celebrity Award, Toronto, Canada; Aberdorc Production Excellence Award, Toronto, Canada; Best Edo Actor, State Association of Edo, Rome, Italy; J-Drims Movie Pictures Best Actor of the Year, Benin City, Edo State and Nigerian Canadian Celebrity Award, 2020, Toronto, Canada.