Today, I would be taking you back in time to when our beloved actor, Olu Jacobs, was still in his prime. With carefully selected pictures, I would show you how energetic and youthful the actor looked in his prime, and how old age has changed him. Stick around and follow me to the end, as this would be an interesting journey.
Life Summary Of Olu Jacobs
Before I begin giving you throwback pictures of Olu Jacobs, here are some information you might not have known about him.
Oludotun Baiyewo Jacobs, popularly known as by his stage name Olu Jacobs, is a veteran Nigerian actor, who is seen as one of the pioneers and forerunners of Nigerian entertainment industry. He was born on the 11th of July 1942 in Egba Alaka. Considered one of the most influential and respected actor of all time, Mr Jacobs is one of the pioneers of the entertainment industry. He is considered the bridge between the new school and old school actors in the Nigerian film industry.
Married to the beautiful Joke Silva, the actor and his wife have been happily married for over 32 years, since their wedding in 1989. His marriage with Joke Silva is blessed with 3 children (Olusoji, Dayo and Olugbenga), all of which are successful.
His interest in acting started when he was inspired by Hubert Ogunde, which lead him to travel to the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, in London to read theatre art. Mr Jacobs has featured in over 120 Nollywood films and some international films in his time. Some of the films he has acted include:
— The Dog of War and many more.
Throwback Pictures Of Olu Jacobs
The veteran actor, while in his prime, was a very handsome man whose ability to interpret plays was an exception quality which he possessed. Pictures that will be featured here are photos of him while he was still acting in both international and local series, enjoy.
To all those who grew up watching movies Nigeria epic movies (Igbo films), then Olu Jacobs would have been one of the characters you watched growing up. He had the ability to act diverse roles and this made him loved by several individuals. Now that he is aged, let us remind people of his active youthful days by sharing this post with your family, friends and loves ones. Kindly hit the like button and be sure to say one or two things about the legendary actor. Thanks for reading.
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