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Liz Benson-Ameye Makes Triumphant Return to Nollywood After Years Away

Liz Benson-Ameye Makes Triumphant Return to Nollywood After Years Away

Liz Benson-Ameye, a veteran actress celebrated for her roles in 90s Nollywood, has made a remarkable return to the industry after a significant hiatus. She stars in “A Mother’s Son,” produced by Mercy Johnson and directed by Vincent De Anointed, marking her comeback to acting. The star-studded cast, including Mike Godson and Evia Simon, warmly welcomed Liz back, expressing joy at her presence on set.

Liz began her acting career at age five and gained prominence with her role as Mrs Agnes Johnson in the television soap opera “Fortunes” in 1993. Throughout the 90s, she starred in iconic films like “Glamour Girls,” “True Confession,” and “Diamond Rings,” becoming a household name in Nigerian cinema.

In 1996, Liz took a break from acting to focus on her faith, later becoming an ordained evangelist in 2006. Despite her hiatus, she continued to make impactful appearances in films like “Dry,” “Child Not Bride,” and “Living Funeral,” addressing societal issues with depth and empathy.

Liz’s return to Nollywood has sparked excitement among fans and industry peers, highlighting her enduring influence and talent. Her journey, from child actress to Nollywood icon to ordained minister, exemplifies resilience, faith, and a commitment to meaningful storytelling.

Liz Benson’s comeback signifies a new chapter in her illustrious career, reaffirming her status as a trailblazer and storyteller par excellence in the Nigerian film industry.

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