Desmond Elliot is an actor and director who grew up in the Northern part of Nigeria but was born to a Yoruba father and an Igbo mother and because of this, Elliot describes himself as being a Pan-African.
Elliot was influenced by a friend to become an actor. He started playing roles in soap operas such as Everyday People, Saints and Sinners and One Too Much. He is now recognised as one of Nollywood’s leading actors, having appeared in over two hundred films including Lies Men Tell, Desperate House Girls and Bridge of Hope.
In 2008, he co-produced and co-directed the popular movie Reloaded which received 3 nominations at the African Movie Academy Awards in 2009. His latest award was at the GIAMA 2013 where he won ‘Best Drama’ and ‘Best Film Director’ for the movies ‘Finding Mercy‘ and Unguarded respectively.
An aspiring singer gladly leaves Nigeria to join her husband in America, only to discover that he is a cruel wife beater, who tries to force her into nursing, totally disapproving of her dream to sing. Desmond Elliot, Chika Ike, JJ Bunny.
Orange Groove (2005)
The hottest girl on the campus is highly sought after by guys of her own age but her interest lies solely in older married sugar daddies. One of her admirers is determined to grab her attention and will go to any extent to do that. Oge Okoye, Desmond Elliot, Pat Attah.
My Revenge (2010)
A struggling married couple lands a life changing contract which makes them richer than they have ever been, however money changes the husband for the worse and he becomes a wife beating philanderer. His fed up wife with the way that she is treated plots revenge. Desmond Elliot, Oge Okoye, Benedict Johnson.
A Time To Love (2007)
A devoted Christian woman is childless despite trying desperately to fall pregnant for many years. Trouble brews when her born again husband backslides from his faith and embarks on an extramarital affair that produces a son. Desmond Elliot, Stephanie Okereke, Bob Manuel Udokwu.
Look Into My Eyes (2007)
A couple’s marriage goes dangerously awry when an unsatisfied wife begins engaging in extramarital affairs as payback for her husband’s own affair and cannot stop. Clem Ohameze, Chiege Alisigwe, Desmond Elliot.
Too Late To Claim (2006)
After the death of her father, a poor girl finds employment as a domestic maid to fund her education and support her family. Everything goes swimmingly well until her employer’s son comes home from school and starts to make life miserable for her. Ini Edo, Desmond Elliot, Ashley Nwosu.
The Advocate (2012)
The daughter of a renowned pastor miraculously awakens two days after being declared dead. Filled with a zealous spirituality she now becomes a staunch advocate to bring all those around her, particularly her father, back to righteousness. Desmond Elliot, Dominion Bassey, Ema Elukudoh.