Veteran actor, Richard Mofe-Damijo better known as RMD celebrates his 56th birthday.
Popularly known as RMD, he was born on July 6, 1961 in Aladja community of Udu Kingdom near Warri, Delta State.
He attended Midwest College, Warri and Anglican Grammar School and was a member of the Drama Club.
In 2005 he won the Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role.
After graduating from the university, Mofe-Damijo took part in a television soap opera in the late 80’s called Ripples. Before then, he had a stint with Concord Newspapers and Metro Magazine as a reporter. Out of Bounds was the first film for which he received a writer/producer credit.
In 2005 at the maiden edition of the African Movie Academy Awards Mofe-Damijo won the award for Best Actor in a Leading Role.
Mofe-Damijo was married to Nigerian journalist/publisher, May Ellen-Ezekiel (MEE). After her death in 1996, Richard Mofe-Damijo married TV personality, Jumobi Adegbesan, who later left TV for the corporate world. Richard Mofe-Damijo has 5 children. 4 with his current wife and 1 from his previous marriage with May Ellen-Ezekiel (MEE)
Happy birthday to him!