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Dakore Egbuson-Akande

Date of Birth | October 14, 1978 (43 years)


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Born Dakore Omobola Egbuson on October 14, 1978, in present Bayelsa State, Nigeria. Her foray into acting was in the Television soap “Inheritance”. In 2003, she gained prominence for her role in “Emotional Crack”. In 2015, she starred in Biyi Bandele and Tope Oshin’s “Fifty”. In 2017, she starred in Jade Osiberu’s critically acclaimed film, “Isoken”.

She attended Corona School in Lagos for her primary education. She went on to Federal Government Girls College, Bauchi, for her secondary education and studied (Mass Communication) briefly at the University of Lagos before dropping out due to incessant strike actions. She later on moved to London.

Upon her return to Nigeria, Dakore starred in films like: “Playboy”, “Shattered Illusion”, “Hole in the Heart”, “Silent Tears”, “Men do Cry”, “Operation KTP”, “Games Men Play”, “A Piece of Flesh”, “Johnbull My Son”, “The Scorpion”, “More Than Gold”, “Annabel”, “Dangerous Sisters”, “Ultimate Risk”.
In 2012, after a five years hiatus from acting, Dakore made a comeback in Ashionye Michelle Raccah’s “Journey to Self”. In 2015, she starred in Seyi Babatope’s “Lunch Time Heroes”. In 2016, she starred in Michael Asuelime’s Entreat. In 2017, she reprised her role in “Fifty: The Series”; a spin-off of the 2015 film, “Fifty”, and starred in Sade Oyinade’s film, “Yemi’s Dilema”. In 2018, she starred in Tope Oshin film, “New Money”.

In 2011, Dakore married Olumide Akande. The couple have two children; Ayomide and Dasola. Dakore is the elder sister of Actor, Timini Egbuson.
Twitter: @theRealDakore
Instagram: @dakoreea
Email: [email protected]
Phone: +234 903 111 1111