Full Name: Richard Mofe Damijo
Stage Name: RMD
Place of Birth: Warri, Delta State, Nigeria
Date of Birth: July 6, 1961
Marriage status: Married to Jumobi Adegbesan
Education: Degree in Theatre Arts from University of Benin & Degree in Law at the University of Lagos.
Occupation: Actor, Writer/Producer, Politician
Awards: African Movie Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role (2005)
After graduating from the university, Mofe-Damijo took part in a television soap opera in the late 80’s called Ripples. Before then, he had a stint with Concord Newspapers and Metro Magazine as a reporter. Out of Bounds was the first film for which he received a writer/producer credit. In 2005 at the maiden edition of the African Movie Academy Awards Mofe-Damijo won the award for Best Actor in a Leading Role.
Mofe-Damijo was married to the late May Ellen Ezekiel, a foremost Nigerian journalist popularly known as MEE. After MEE’s death in 1996, Mofe-Damijo married Jumobi Adegbesan. He has four children.
Mofe-Damijo is currently the commissioner for Culture and Tourism in Delta State, Nigeria.