Clarion Chukwura (born Clara Nneka Oluwatoyin Folashade Chukwurah; 24 July 1964) is a Nigerian actress and humanitarian. She was recognized as a United Nations peace ambassador for her charity work across Africa. She was the first Nigerian to win the Best Actress category at the 1982 FESPACO film festival in Burkina-Faso. She is the mother of music video director Clarence Peters.
Chukwura was born as the only daughter in a family of 4 on July 24, 1964. She pursued her secondary education in Queen of the Rosary College then studied Acting and Speech at the Department of Dramatic Arts of Obafemi Awolowo University. She is from Anambra State.
Traditional title of Ada Eji Eje Mba 1 of Onitsha, Anambra State
Legends of Nollywood award at the Nollywood at 20 Celebration
1982 Best Actress of the Year at All Africa Film Festival, Ougadagodou, Burkina Faso (won)
1997 Afro-Hollywood Best Actress Award for Glamour Girls (won)
2001 THEMA Best supporting actress (yoruba) award (won)
2001 Lebatino Film Festival, Mexico award for best actress (won)
2003 Africa Cinema Award (won)
2004 Reel Award for Best Actress (won)
2014 Africa Movie Academy Awards for Best Actress in a Leading Role