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Kehinde Bankole

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Kehinde Bankole is a Nigerian Actress. She came into prominence in Wale Adenuga’s weekly Television drama, ''Super Story: The Grass cutter''. In 2014, she starred in Kunle Afolayan’s thriller film, ''October 1'', for which won Best Actress in A Leading Role at the 2015 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Award for her role as Miss Tawa.

Born with a fraternal twin sister on March 27 in Lagos, Nigeria, to Titilayo and Tunde Bankole, Bankole attended Tunwase Nursery and Primary School; Adeniyi Jones Primary School; and Providence Nursery and Primary School for her primary education. She proceeded to Baptist Girls College in Abeokuta, and later moved on to Government College, Agege, Lagos, where she completed her secondary education. Bankole holds a degree in Mass Communication from the Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ogun State.

Bankole has gained prominence in the English and Yoruba film sectors of Nollywood. Her career cuts across Film, Television, and Stage. Her film credit includes: ''Elerin Eye'' (2008), ''Iranse Meji'' (2011), ''Two Brides and A Baby'' (2011), ''The Meeting'' (2012), ''The Awakening'' (2013), ''October 1'' (2014), ''Render to Caesar'' (2014), ''8 Bars and A Clef'' (2015), ''Apostates'' (2015), ''Dinner'' (2016), ''Beyond Blood'' (2016), ''Wives on Strike'' (2016), ''Dance to My Beat'' (2017), ''Alakada Reloaded'' (2017), ''Dream House'' (2017).

Bankole owns credit on stage in: ''Itan Oginintin'' a Yoruba adapatation of William Shakespeare’s ''The Winter’s Tale'', ''Iyalode of Eti'' a re-imagining of John Webster's ''The Duchess of Malfi'', and ''The Chronicles of Iya Risi''. Her credit on Television includes ''Desperate Housewives Africa'' (2015), ''Las Gidi Cops: Special Crimes Unit'' (2016), and the Television Movie, ''Ever After'' (2017).

Bankole is single.

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Instagram: @_kehindebankole