Francis Duru is a Nigerian Actor, Master of Ceremony, Comedian, director, an Investor and Entrepreneur. He was born on 27th April 1978 in Cameroon. He is originally from Imo State, Nigeria.
He has a bachelor’s degree in Theatre Arts from the University of Port Harcourt, joined the Nigeria movie industry in 1996.
Francis Duru rose to fame in 1997 after starring in the blockbuster movie “Rattle Snake” produced by Amaka Igwe. The movie portrays the effects of an uncaring society on a growing child and focus on the effect of child abuse and negligent. Francis Duru is one of the most gifted actors in Nollywood.
He is a very talented actor. He has acted over a 100 movies, some of which include Rattle Snake, Mama Sunday, Set-Up, Sound of Love, Rampage, Total War, Dust to Dust, among others.
Quick Facts About Francis Duru
- A native of Imo state, born in Cameroon.
- In 2007 Francis Duru received the United Nations Ambassador of Peace award for his positive influence on youths.
- Francis Duru studied Theatre Arts at the University of Port Harcourt in Rivers State.
- Francis Duru made his acting debut in 1989 in the film “Missing Mask,” directed by the late Ndubuisi Oko.
- Happily married and father of three kids.
- Some of his Awards include most prominent actor in Nigeria & best actor in Nigeria.