Legendary Nollywood actor, Olu Jacobs clocks 75years, A Brief Biography

Legendary Nollywood actor, Olu Jacobs clocks 75 years old on Tuesday (11/07/2017). Here's details and a  brief biography and achievement...

Legendary Nollywood actor, Olu Jacobs clocks 75 years old on Tuesday (11/07/2017). Here's details and a  brief biography and achievements attached. Also don't forget to drop your well wishes.

Actor, Olu Jacobs

The Ogun state born actor is married to iconic actress, Joke Silva. Silva took to her Instagram handle, to congratulate him.
She wrote: “Happy Birthday gorgeous….75 is not beans. Thank you for all you do for me and the kids…the sacrifices. “With you we are always first. Thank you for all you have done for the industry…theatre … film…television. “Here is to many more years of impact. Happy Birthday.” 

Jacobs spent his early childhood in Kano and attended Holy Trinity School where he was a member of the debating and drama societies. He was inspired to take a chance with acting when he attended one of Hubert Ogunde’s annual concert party at Colonial Hotel in Kano.

Afterwards, he secured a visa and travelled to England to study acting. He trained at The Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in London. He then starred in various British television shows and series in the 1970s including: The Goodies, Till Death Us Do Part, Barlow at Large, The Venturers, Angels, 1990, The Tomorrow People, The Professionals.

In 1978, he played the role of President Mageeba in Michael Codron’s presentation of Tom Stoppard’s play Night and Day. In the 1980s Jacobs starred in several international films some of which include John Irvin’s war film The Dogs of War, Roman Polanski’s adventure-comedy Pirates (1986) and the family-adventure film Baby: Secret of the Lost Legend (1985). On television he was a cast in TVS’s The Witches and the Grinnygog (1983 series). Jacobs has starred in over 120 Nollywood films . The stage and screen actor who has been in the industry since the 1970’s has remained one of Nollywood’s leading stars and role model.

Recently, he was honoured with the Industry Merit Award for outstanding achievements in acting at the 2013 Africa Magic Viewer’s Choice Awards

JOIN THE DISCUSSION

- ADVERTISEMENT -

Latest E! News$type=left$count=5$viewall=1$comment=0$author=0$date=0$cate=0

Latest On Sports E!$type=right$count=5$viewall=1$comment=0$author=0$date=0$cate=0

Name

Biographies E! Gists FOTM Giveaways Gospotainment Leaks n Tips Music Ratings Sponsored Sports and Highlights Star Wars Videos
false
ltr
item
Gistlodge.com.ng | Your No. 1 Entertainment Hub: Legendary Nollywood actor, Olu Jacobs clocks 75years, A Brief Biography
Legendary Nollywood actor, Olu Jacobs clocks 75years, A Brief Biography
https://4.bp.blogspot.com/-diaMS4lGa0s/WWTtrMYC4hI/AAAAAAAAQoI/xyhl5TiAjEsGdY5NRDaQ3aUJShqmgVD0QCLcBGAs/s1600/download%2B%25281%2529.jpg
https://4.bp.blogspot.com/-diaMS4lGa0s/WWTtrMYC4hI/AAAAAAAAQoI/xyhl5TiAjEsGdY5NRDaQ3aUJShqmgVD0QCLcBGAs/s72-c/download%2B%25281%2529.jpg
Gistlodge.com.ng | Your No. 1 Entertainment Hub
https://www.gistlodge.com.ng/2017/07/legendary-nollywood-actor-olu-jacobs.html
https://www.gistlodge.com.ng/
https://www.gistlodge.com.ng/
https://www.gistlodge.com.ng/2017/07/legendary-nollywood-actor-olu-jacobs.html
true
5523107635475078037
UTF-8
No Updates found View All Read More Reply Cancel reply Delete By Home Navigation Updates View All YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE Category Archives Archive Search Results For All Updates Sorry! Nothing On ngGL Seems To Match Your Search, Please Try Again Using A New Command Back To Homepage Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat January February March April May June July August September October November December Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec just now 1 minute ago $$1$$ minutes ago 1 hour ago $$1$$ hours ago Yesterday $$1$$ days ago $$1$$ weeks ago more than 5 weeks ago Followers Follow THIS CONTENT IS PREMIUM Please share to unlock Copy All Code Select All Code All codes were copied to your clipboard Can not copy the codes / texts, please press [CTRL]+[C] (or CMD+C with Mac) to copy