Tonto Dike - Biography

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Tonto Dike - Biography

Tonto Dikeh, also known as Tonto Dike (born June 9, 1985) is a Nigerian actress from Rivers State and is of the Ikwerre tribe. Dikeh, from a family of seven.

In 2005 she competed against other contestants on a reality TV show called The Next Movie Star; she was the first runner up. Dikeh's appearance on the show was as a means of getting closer to the "big time", she says, and her start in the Nigerian movie industry came soon after. Nollywood, as it is colloquially known, is second only to the Indian film industry in number of movies produced each year.

Dikeh says that after her second movie Holy Cross, more movie directors and producers were willing to cast her, and she has appeared in scores of movies since. Dikeh's role in the movie Dirty Secret has generated controversy amongst Nigerians, because the movie contains nude scenes. While some criticize her role of being untraditional and un-African, others say that Dikeh is merely being professional.

In January 2011 Dikeh took part in a charity fashion show in Lagos with Banky W., Omotola Jalade Ekeinde and others.

Filmography

    Tea or Coffee (2006)
    Pounds and Dollars (2006)
    Missing Rib (2007)
    Final Hour (2007)
    Divine Grace (2007)
    7 Graves (2007)

   
    Crisis in Paradise (2007)
    Insecurity (2007)
    Away Match (2007)
    Games Fools Play (2007)
    The Plain Truth (2008)
    Love my Way (2008)

   
    Before the Fall (2008)
    Total Love (2008)
    Strength to Strength (2008)
    Missing Child (2009)
    Native Son (2009)
    Dangerous Beauty (2009)
    My Fantasy (2010)

   
    Dirty Secret (2010)
    Last Mission
    Secret Mission
    Rush Hour
    Fatal Mistake
    Family Disgrace
    Miss Maradonna
    Mortal Desire

Stripper In Love

Unending Love

Tattoo Girls

Return Of Tattoo Girls

The Contractors

Miss Queen

Blindfolded Men

Girls Gone Wild

Madam SUccess

Love Alone

Ghost In Love

 

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