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Readers say Funke Akindele would make a perfect Cookie Lyon

57.8 percent of Pulse readers think Funke Akindele would make a perfect Cookie Lyon in an African adaptation of "Empire," while 16% think Nse Ikpe Etim would be perfect.

Funke Akindele as Cookie Lyon?

We also shared five female actors we think will make a perfect Cookie Lyon.

While it’s so hard to imagine any other female actor as the feisty, daring, dramatic, and strong Lyon, we were able to come up with these Nollywood actresses; undefined

57.8 percent of Pulse readers think Funke Akindele would make a perfect Cookie Lyon, 16% went for Nse Ikpe-Etim, 12.2% went for Bimbo Akintola, 8.4% went for Aigbe, while 5.5% went for Jumbo.

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Funke kicked off her acting career in 1997 as "Bisi" in United Nations TV series "I Need to Know." Funke got the name Jenifa from her the character in movie 'Jenifa,' and 'Return of Jenifa.'

In 2016, the actress won the best actress in comedy at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Award.

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With her high-drama level and charisma, the Lyon family matriarch  Cookie Lyon is one phenomenal TV character that has initiated countless memes and conversations.

In 2015, the character Cookie was named as the by Time Magazine.

Watch Funke Akindele in clip below.

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