Nollywood Veteran Actor, Oludotun Baiyewu Jacobs turns 81 today.
As he celebrates his 78th birthday on July 11, seasoned actor Oludotun Baiyewu Jacobs, often known as Olu Jacobs, has enough to be thankful for.
TheNewsGuru cites recent reports that Jacobs had passed away.
A close family friend of the couple, actress Lala Akindoju, quickly refuted the erroneous claim, stating the seasoned actor is OK.
Akindoju advised Nigerians in a tweet against spreading false information, claiming that she had spoken with Jacobs and that he was “alive and well.”
Olu Jacobs has established himself in Nigeria’s film industry Jacobs is regarded as a link between the established and up.-And-coming generations of performers due to his more than 40 years of performing expertise Jacobs, who received his training. At The Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in England, continues to be one of Africa’s artistic gifts to the globe. He has performed with several British repertory theaters and appeared in a number of foreign films.
Fans still can’t get enough of the sterling actor on the screens despite having appeared in more than 150 Nollywood. Films as well as a few more outside of Nigeria.
Jacobs has received numerous honors for his brilliance, including the 2013 Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Award for Outstanding Actor in. A Leading Role and the African Movie Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role in 2007. In 2016, the AMAA presented him with a Lifetime Achievement Award.