Chet Anewke

Chet Anekwe is an actor and filmmaker who was born in Nigeria and raised in New York City. His work spans Hollywood, Nollywood (Nigerian cinema.) and the New York Theater.

He has won numerous awards for his acting including:

  • 1997 AUDELCO award nominee, Best Performance in a Musical, Male for Chap Am So (The Amistad Story)
  • 2006 ‘VIV’ AUDELCO Award Winner Best Ensemble for Real Black Men Don’t Sit Crossed Legged on the Floor
  • 2011 Nollywood and African Film Critics Awards (NAFCA) Winner: Best Actor in a Supporting Role – Diaspora, Paparazzi
  • 2012 Nollywood Film Critics Award (NAFCA) Winner: Best Actor – Diaspora, Unwanted Guest
  • 2014 Nollywood & African Film Critics’ Awards (NAFCA) award nominee, Best Actor in Supporting role Diaspora Film (When One Door Closes)

NFT Credits

Credit Type Production Season
Actor Real Black Men Don’t Sit Cross Legged on the Floor 2005-06 Season