Today, April 18, is the actor's birthday, and to celebrate him, we have shared seven things every fan should know about the talented veteran.

1. Udokwu played Richard Haatrope in the hit Amaka Igwe series, "Checkmate,"  which ran from April 1991 to 1995.

2. The actor played the character Mike in the unforgettable Nollywood movie

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3. The actor has been married to his wife Cassandra for 16 years. He met her during his Masters degree in University of Lagos.

4. Bob-Manuel Udokwu also became popular for hosting the hit reality TV series "Gulder Ultimate Search" for three consecutive times.

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5. The actor is a graduate of Port Harcourt where he studied Theatre Arts. Udokwu has a Masters Degree in Political science from University of Lagos.

6. An indigene of Odili in Anambra State, the actor was the Senior Special Assistant to Governor Peter Obi on Creative Media.

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7. Following the end of Obi's tenure, the actor became the Senior Special Assistant on Movie/Entertanment industry to the governor, Chief Willie Obiano.

Happy birthday to the talented veteran.

Watch actor in trailer below.