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Mary Lazarus 8 Things you should know about the starlet

Did you know the "Shadows" actress is a twin? Pulse Movies has put together a detailed list about her.

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Sought-after Nollywood actress Mary Lazarus gave up her white-collar job a couple of years back to pursue a career in modelling and acting. Since then, she has starred in several productions including "Blackberry Babes", "Tinsel", "Super Story", "Shadows" and "Married But Living Single".

Lazarus at the premiere of Susan Peters' debut movie ‘Don’t Cry For Me’ play

Lazarus at the premiere of Susan Peters' debut movie ‘Don’t Cry For Me’


Here’s a list of things you probably don’t know about the starlet whose real name is Mary Lazarus Ndionyenma.

1. She started acting in 2009 after Gbenro Ajibade introduced her to the director of “Waiting Years".

Mary Lazarus and John Dumelo play

Mary Lazarus and John Dumelo


2. She recently shared her most challenging acting role was on “Losing Control” where she had to play the character of a man.

3. Lazarus is from Abia State in south eastern Nigeria.

4. She studied Geography at the University of Ibadan.


5. She has a twin brother.

6. Her role models are Joke Silva and Omotola Jalade.

7. She is hooked on weaves. This follows her love for shoes, handbags and jewellery.

8. She has starred in several TV commercials including adverts for MTN and Airtel.

See also Pulse TV video for more on Tomi Odunsi, another amazing Nollywood actress.

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