Nollywood actress, Funke Akindele, has said that colleague, Kate Henshaw helped her fight nervousness and got her food the first time she was on a movie set.
The 41-year-old screen goddess said this as she celebrated Kate Henshaw on her 48th birthday via Instagram on Friday.
“I’m sure @k8henshaw can’t remember the story I’m about to tell…… In 1997 when i started my acting career i met @k8henshaw on the set of Naked Wire. That was my first experience before the camera so I was so nervous. I played the role of a waitress who was asked by the lead actor to tell the lead actress (Kate Henshaw) that he loved her. Immediately the director called ACTION, I started shaking because I was so nervous. Kate held my hands and told me that I could do it.
“After the scene, I was so hungry but wasn’t given food as (waka pass concern
Kate Henshaw was born in Cross River State, the oldest of four children.
In 2008, she won the Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actress in a lead role.
Kate was once married to Briton, Roderick Nuttal, but they went their separate ways in 2011 after 12 years of marriage.