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Nollywood Actors And Fans Celebrate Veteran Actress, Iya Osogbo As She Turns 90 Years Today

Nollywood actress, Biola Adebayo took to her Instagram page to share lovely photos of veteran actress, Grace Owoola OyinAdejobi popularly known as Iya Osogbo to celebrate her birthday today as she turned 90 years. Nollywood actors and fans has sent their compliments wishing her a happy birthday.Grace Owoola OyinAdejobi popularly known as Iya Osogbo is a veteran Nollywood actress, filmmaker, producer, mother, and grandmother. She is known for her role in the blockbuster movie titled "Eran Iya Osogbo" produced by late veteran Actor Ajileye. Iya Osogbo is the wife of late veteran actor Oyin Adejobi who died in year 2000. She was born on 18th August, 1931 to a contractor father and trader mother in Osogbo, Osun State. Iya Osogbo loved acting from childhood but never thought she would make it a living from it. She later joined Oyin Adejobi theatre group and also opened her tailoring shop after her apprenticeship and ran it for some years before she married Pa Adejobi.Some people thought she got her stage name, Iya Osogbo from the movie titled"Eran Iya Osogbo" the name predates the film by decades. She actually got the household name from a television series drama called Kootu Asipa(Asipa's Court). Her first appearance was in the company's production about 68 years ago at the Billiard Room in Osogbo when she acted Paradise Lost.

Iya Osogbo has featured in several stage plays, TV series and movies including the unforgettable Kootu Asipa, Ile Iwosan, Aye Nlo, Orogun Adedigba, Omo Ole, Iyekan Soja, Karunwi, Oju Olore, Ekuro Oloja, Eran Iya Osogbo, and many more.


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