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Veteran actress, Liz Benson returns to Nollywood

Veteran actress, Liz Benson returns to Nollywood




Veteran actress Liz Benson, has made a Nollywood comeback after several years of time-off from acting.


The seasoned thespian is back to her first love as she features in a new film, โ€œA Motherโ€™s Son,โ€ produced by ace actress Mercy Johnson and directed by Vincent De Anointed.


Mercy Johnson disclosed this in a behind-the-scenes video she posted on her Instagram page, with the cast expressing excitement as they welcomed the veteran actress.


According to her, the star-studded movie features a seasoned cast, including Mike Godson, Mercy Johnson, Evia Simon, Ozioma Maurice, and George Inaibeh, among others.


Liz Benson, who was surprised at the warm welcome by her colleagues, saidโ€™โ€™, All the big people in Nollywood are here.


โ€œYou guys are doing exploits; God bless you. Itโ€™s nice to see all of you in real life.


I am meeting all of you for the first time. But I have come to see my daughter (Mercy Johnson).โ€


It was reported that Liz Benson, 58, hails from Etinan, Akwa Ibom in southern Nigeria.


She started her career as a child actress in 1971 at age five but gained fame after being featured as Mrs Agnes Johnson, on a television soap opera titled โ€˜Fortunesโ€™ on NTA in 1993.


Benson rose to stardom in the 1990s as she appeared in some classic movies and became a household name in those early days of Nollywood.


Some of the acclaimed movies she featured in include the โ€˜Glamour Girlsโ€™, โ€˜True Confessionโ€™, โ€˜Diamond Ringsโ€™, โ€˜Scores to Settleโ€™,โ€™ Evil Men1 and 2โ€™, โ€˜Conspiracyโ€™, โ€˜Dead Endโ€™, among others.


Before her return to Nollywood, Benson had disclosed that she is a born-again Christian and now preaches the gospel on fulltime basis as an ordained minister.

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