Junior Pope (real name Pope Obumneme Odonwodo) is a Nigerian actor from Enugu State. He was born to Mr and Mrs. Luke Odonwodo on May 7th in Bamenda, Cameroon.
He attended Government Primary School, Azire, Mankon.
In the early 90’s, his family returned to Nigeria.
In 1994, he enrolled into the Federal Government College Okigwe.
After that he was admitted into the University of Nigeria to study Accountancy.
The young actor cut his teeth in the film industry with the movie Secret Adventure directed by Tchidi Chikere. After that, he went on to star in many other movies such as: Stronger than Pain, Mad Sex, Mission Impossible, queen of the jungle, vengeance of bullet. He has so far starred in more than 100 movies.
In 2010 he was awarded the most promising Nollywood actor of the year by Entertainment Factory and in 2011 he was nominated as the best new male actor of the year by City People.