Richard Mofe-Damijo is a Nigerian Actor and Politician.
In 2005 he won the African Movie Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role. Since January 2009 he is the Commissioner for Culture and Tourism in Delta State, Nigeria.
Mofe-Damijo was born in Warri, Delta State, Nigeria. He attended Midwest College, Warri and Anglican Grammar School and was a member of the Drama Club.
He enrolled into the University of Benin to continue his education and studied Theatre Arts.
In 1997 Mofe-Damijo returned to the university to study law at the University of Lagos and graduated in 2004.