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Monday, July 11, 2022

Happy 80th Birthday Olu Jacobs

Happy birthday Oludotun Baiyewu Jacobs, known professionally as Olu Jacobs, is a Nigerian actor and film executive. He has starred in several British television series and international films. Olu Jacobs has been hailed by many as one of the greatest and most widely respected African actors of his generation.
Jacobs has made his mark in Nigeria's movie industry, Nollywood. With more than 40 years of acting experience, he is seen as a bridge between the old and new breeds of actors. Trained at The Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts, England, he worked with various repertoire theatres in Britain and starred in some international movies.

His love for acting was inspired by the late legendary filmmaker, Hubert Ogunde's annual concert party which was held at Colonial Hotel in Kano, thereafter, he traveled to England where he studied acting at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in London.

Olu Jacobs is married to veteran actress Joke Silva. The couple founded and operates the Lufodo Group, a media corporation that consists of film production, distribution assets, and the Lufodo Academy of Performing Arts.

May God bless his new age

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