Not much has changed about Award-winning Actress, Doris Simeon. She is still as beautiful as ever. She has remained stunning. Perhaps what has changed about her is her location. She lives in the US. She is based in Maryland. And she is doing so well. She still acts and she is very, very active among movie practitioners in the US.
A few days back, Citypeople spoke to Doris Simeon about her new life in the US. Apart from acting, she is into Hair business. She is also a brand influencer. She is into the fashion and accessories business. Below are excerpts of her interview.
Please introduce yourself to us and what you do for a living.
My name is Doris Simeon am a filmmaker and an entrepreneur.
How did acting start for you?
How did acting start for me?, a friend of mine told me about an audition then it was papa ajasco tv show and I went for it not believing in myself then o but then I was picked and that was how it started for me.
You have been acting now for how long?
I have been acting for 20 yrs plus now
How challenging has it been sustaining your interest in acting abroad?
Well, it’s not easy cos it does not come regularly on like when I was back in Nigeria that it’s was a full-time job. But here it can’t work like that bcos there r no Nigerian filmmakers here like back home.
Who are those actors you roll with abroad?
All of my Nigeria actors living here now especially my padi Gloria Mba, Toyin Adewale, Wale Adebayo and a whole lot of them.
Where were you born? Where did you grow up? Which schools did you attend?
I was born in Lagos and I grew up in Lagos.
Please tell me about your movie projects and roles..
I did some movies in Nigeria before I left. Betrayal, Alone in the dark, Aseju and a new one which I’m also doing a private screen here in Maryland on the 28th of Nov is titled Played