Lisa Omorodion: Biography, Age, Career, Family And Movies

Lisa Omorodion: Biography, Age, Career, Family And Movies

Lisa Omorodion

Princess Lisa Omorodion (born 27 April 1990) professionally credited as Lisa Omorodion is a Nigerian actress, film producer and entrepreneur. She is best known for her lead role in the 2013 movie, First Cut, alongside Joseph Benjamin and Monalisa Chinda.

Early life

Omorodion was born in London on 27 April 1990. Her father, who is of Edo descent is an Engineer and the founder of Hensmor Oil and Gas and her mother is a lawyer. She is the fifth of six children.

Omorodion attended Corona Primary School in Lagos, Nigeria. While in Primary school, she joined the school’s drama club, where her passion for the arts was ignited. Thereafter she attended Command Secondary School for three years and then Atlantic hall, Poka Epe Secondary School for her senior secondary school years where she was also a part of the drama club; she then attended the University of Lagos, where she obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Economics.

Career

Omorodion produced and starred in her début feature film First Cut in 2013. The film was noted for creating social awareness on sensitive issues such as rape and domestic violence. In the same year, she founded Platinum Studios, a Nigerian Film Production company. Since then she has produced and starred in other movies such as Schemers (2015), The Inn (2016) Karma is Bae (2017). She made her small screen acting debut in the Obi Emelonye directed series The Calabash in 2014, in 2015, she began starring as Folakemi in the critically acclaimed television series Skinny Girl in Transit produced by Ndani TV.

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Personal life

Asides from film-making and acting, Omorodion serves as a director on the board of Hensmor Oil, an Oil and Gas firm founded by her father.

Awards and recognition

In 2016, Omorodion was received the award for Most Promising Actress of the Year by Nigeria Meritorious Award. She also received the recognized as one of Nigeria’s 25 under 25 Enterprising females by Sme100 in 2016. In the same year, she was nominated for the Most Promising Actress of the Year by City People Awards.

Omorodion has covered a number of notable Nigerian magazines including House of Maliq in 2014 Vanguard Allure in 2016 and La ‘Mode in 2018.

Filmography

Feature films

Year Title Director Notes
2013 First Cut Lisa Omorodion Theatrical released full feature film, produced by Platinum Studios
2014 Calabash Obi Emelonye Premiered on Africa Magic
2014 Ikogosi Toka Mcberor Premiered on Africa Magic and irokotv
2014 The Other Side of The Coin Lancelot Oduwa Imasuen Premiered on ibakatv
2014 Therapist Lancelot Imasuen Premiered on Ibaka TV
2014 Open Marriage Chico Ejiro Premiered on Africa Magic and irokotv
2014 On a Trip Grace Edwin Okon
2014 Peppersoup Grace Edwin Okon
2015 Schemers Lisa Omorodion Premiered on Africa Magic and Iroko TV
2016 WoEman Damijo Efe Young Premiered on Ibaka TV
2016 Moth to a Flame One Soul Premiered on irokotv
2016 What a Day Emmanuel Eme
2016 This Very Weekend Emmanuel Eme Premiered on Ibaka TV
2016 The Inn Lisa Omorodion Premiered on ibakatv
2016 Karma is Bae Lisa Omorodion Premiered on Ibaka TV
2016 The Relationship Rukky Sanda Premiered on Ibaka TV
2016 Whose Meal Ticket Grace Edwin Okon Theatrical Release and Premiered on Ibaka TV
2016 Excess Luggage Damijo Efe Young Theatrical Release
2016 Jofran Okechukwu Oku Premiered on Africa Magic
2016 The Personal Assistant Rukky Sanda Premiered on Iroko TV
2017 Little Drops of Happy Grace Edwin Okon Theatrical Release
2017 Your Fada Simon Peacemaker Theatrical Release and Premiered on Ibaka TV
2017 Date Night Mercy Aigbe Premiered on Iroko TV
2017 Dark Past Chika Ike Premiered on Ibaka TV
2017 Waiting to Exhale Sobe Charles Umeh and Simon Peacemaker Premiered on Conga TV
2017 Levi Okechukwu Oku
2018 Ghetto Bred Eniola Badmus
2018 The Spell Grace Edwin Okon
2018 Night Bus to Lagos Chico Ejiro
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Television Series

Year Title Director Notes
2014 – Skinny Girl in Transit Produced by Ndani TV; featured in Seasons 1 and 2
2014 About Tomorrow Lancelot Oduwa Imasuen Premiered on Iroko TV
2014 Happy Family Elvis Chuks

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