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Ireti Doyle

Born: May 3, 1967, Lagos - Nigeria

Iretiola Doyle (born Iretiola Olusola Ayinke) is a Nigerian actress.

In a career that has spanned two decades in the Nigerian entertainment industry, her credits cut across stage, television, film and print.

An accomplished writer, actor, producer, and presenter; Iretiola Doyle was born on the 3rd of May in Lagos Nigeria and in the course of her life has lived in New York, Boston, Jos, and Lagos.

She also produced and presented her own fashion and lifestyle show titled &ldquolOge With Iretiola” for a decade and at different times, she anchored several A-list television shows, including “Morning Ride”, “Today On STV” and “Nimasa This Week&rduqo; on Channels TV.

She is a writer and has several screenplays to her credits, such as Amaka Igwe's “Tempest” (Season 1).

Doyle is an avid social commentator who at different times penned the popular columns; Shooting Breeze in City People, and In The Chat Room in the Gliteratti pull-out of This Day Newspaper and Tiola's Take in the Saturday Vanguard.

She has been nominated once in the Best Actress category at the Reel Awards in 1998 for her role in the movie “All About Ere” and twice in the Best Actress in a Supporting Role category at the AMAA Awards in 2007 and 2009 for her roles in “Sitanda” and “Across The Niger” respectively and was declared Best Actress in a Lead Role at the GIAMA Awards in Houston Texas in 2013, and Best Actress in a Lead Role at the 2014 Nollywood Movie Awards for her portrayal of Ovo, in the psychological thriller “Torn”.

This performance also earned her an African Magic Viewers' Choice Awards Nomination for Best Supporting Actress in 2015.

Most recently she has been nominated at the 2016 Africa Movie Academy Awards in the Best Actress In A Leading Role category for her portrayal of Dr. Elizabeth in Ebony Life Films’ blockbuster 2015 hit; “FIFTY”.

Doyle's acting credits also include the critical darling “The Arbitration” and “The Wedding Party”, which is the highest grossing Nigerian film in Nigerian cinema history (as of February 2017). Both films screened at the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival as part of the city to city spotlight.

Other credits include “Dinner” and “Madam President”.

On television, she has created memorable characters on hit shows like “Fuji House Of Commotion”, “Dowry”, and “Gidi Up”. Doyle currently stars as the enigmatic Sheila Ade-Williams in the MNET television series “Tinsel”.

She will be reprising her role as Dr. Elizabeth in the upcoming “Fifty” TV series.

Her most recent stage credits include “The Vagina Monologues”, “Olorounbi The Musical” and “Hear Word and The Wives”.

Described as an 'actor's actor' by her peers, she is known for pitch-perfect performances.

She is married to Patrick Doyle and they have six children. However, rumour has it that they have separated but resolved to remain friends.

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Crazy People (2018)

Nollywood Movie
Comedy |
Thriller |
Nigeria |

The story of a movie star who is on a quest to track down his impersonator.

0 2018 0
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Merry Men: The Real Yoruba Demons (2018)

Movie
Comedy |
Nigeria |

Remi Martins (Falz the Bad Guy), Amaju Abioritsegbemi (AY the comedian), Ayo Alesinloye (Ramsey Nouah) and Naz Okigbo (Jim Iyke) are Abuja’s most eligible bachelors. And its most notorious. They have thriving businesses, palatial homes, fast cars and the attention of women in no short supply. They are known as THE MERRY MEN ... but the ladies call them THE REAL YORUBA DEMONS.

0 2018 0
Poster of The Wedding Party 2: Destination Dubai
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The Wedding Party 2: Destination Dubai (2017)

Nollywood Movie
Drama |
Romance |
Comedy |
Nigeria |
| 110 Min

Nonso continues his romance with Deirdre, the bridesmaid from London. While on a dinner date, Nonso proposes to Deirdre by accident and sets off a chain of events too powerful to stop. Deirdre's upper-crust British family are against the match, as are some members of the Nigerian clan, but Deirdre's determination can't be contained. After a near disastrous introduction ceremony in Lagos and Nigerian opposition to a London wedding, both families reluctantly agree to a wedding in Dubai, setting us off on another colorful, chaotic and memorable journey to everlasting love.

70 2017 110
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Something Wicked (2017)

Nollywood Movie
Psychological |
Drama |
Nigeria |

Something Wicked” tells the story of a widow (Hauwa), whose recently orphaned nephew Abel, moves into her home from the violence riddled Northern Nigeria, after the murder of his parents. Abel has a difficult time fitting into his new family, whilst Hauwa struggles with the challenges of balancing a failing business and single parenthood.

78 2017 0
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The Quest (2017)

Nollywood Movie
Comedy |
Drama |
Nigeria |

The Quest for happiness pushes Sir Michael Arishe (Prince Jide Kosoko) into subjecting his wives (Lolo – Patience Ozokwo and Anike – Iretiola Doyle) to a “CARETEST”… The classic rivalry that ensued afterwards.

0 2017 0
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Me Vs. Me (2017)

Nollywood Movie
Biography |
Drama |
Nigeria |

"Me versus Me " is a biographical motion picture of Nigerian rapper, Ice Prince Zamani.

0 2017 0
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Guyn Man (2017)

Nollywood Movie
Comedy |
Romance |
Nigeria |

Detailing the lives of best friends since university; Anaya Ekiye and Ikechukwu Mordi Jnr., the story is woven around their simple yet complex relationship and raises the question: ‘Can friends be in love and not know it?’

0 2017 0
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The Wedding Party (2016)

Nollywood Movie
Romance |
Comedy |
Nigeria |
| 101 Min

Our love birds just want to tie the knot in peace, but will true love stand even the most chaotic of wedding celebrations? What happens when you throw in an insecure virgin bride, a reformed playboy groom, two over bearing mothers who can't stand each other, one philandering husband, a high strung wedding planner, the invasion of unruly village gate-rashers, a thief on the loose, a best man with a flash-drive full of secrets, a sexy EX with vengeance on her mind, two loyal bridesmaids ready to go to war, and a brother seeking his father's approval? It is a HILARIOUS melting pot of potential disaster. Will it be all too much to bear? Or will true love stand even the most chaotic of wedding celebrations as offered in The Wedding Party.

80 2016 101
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Fusion (2016)

Nollywood Movie
Comedy |
Nigeria |
| 95 Min

Explores the unfolding realities of life that newlyweds experience as they negotiate the dynamic curves thrown at them by marriage.

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The Arbitration (2016)

Nollywood Movie
Drama |
Romance |
Nigeria |
| 100 Min

Gbenga (Ukeje), a charming and celebrated entrepreneur who runs a ridiculously profitable tech company, is the defendant in a lawsuit filed by Dara (Adesua Etomi), a computer engineer whose talents helped Gbenga's company achieve its current worth. The former colleagues are also former lovers. Their torrid two-year love affair ended bitterly when Gbenga learned that his wife was pregnant with their first child, and Dara quit the company even though Gbenga had yet to pay her previously promised shares. Her lawsuit seeks compensation for those accounts, but she is also trying to get Gbenga to admit to raping her after the breakup.

73 2016 100
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The Therapist (2016)

Nollywood Movie
Psychological |
Nigeria |

The ‘Eagle’ as fondly called by her subordinate, is the name Of a young, beautiful lady, who has all ladies at her beck and call. With this name she could move mountains without questioning. sooner than she expects her past life is set to ruin her bright and amazing future she fights so hard to build.

70 2016 0
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Madam President (2016)

Nollywood Movie
Nigeria |

0 2016 0
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Tinsel (2008)

Nollywood Movie
Drama |
Nigeria |
| 30 Min

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