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Meet Legendary Actor Olu Jacob, Whom Has Spent More Than 40 Years In Nollywood Industry.

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Oludotun Baiyewu Jacobs born on the 11th of July 1942, is a Nigerian actor, producer, and father.

Olu Jacobs is a talented actor, whom many regards as one of the best actors in Nigeria and Africa at large.

The 79years old actor has acted in many local and international movies. He stands out, and a lot of upcoming actors are looking up to him, as their model.

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For his talent and hard work, Olu Jacob was awarded, the best actor in a leading role in 2007. He was also honored with an industry merit award for outstanding achievement in acting at the 2013 Africa Magic Viewers choice awards.

Olu Jacob through his great acting skills has achieved a lot of great things.

His love for acting was inspired by Hubert Ogunde's annual concert party, which was At Colonial Hotel in Kano, many years ago.

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After watching how the actors and actresses at the concert performed, Olu Jacobs was motivated to join Nollywood.

According to Olu Jacobs, he started acting in 1970, his first movie is " Vigilante", the film was produced by AA production.

Some of the noted movies that Olu Jacobs has acted In are Ashanti (1979), The Dog Of War (1980), Secret of The Last Legend (1985), Pirate (1986), and many others.

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To make sure that he learned acting and filmmaking from the right source, Olu Jacobs traveled to England where he studied acting at the Royal Academy of Dramatic and Arts in London.

The 79 years old actor is regarded as the best role interpreter, by a number of movie commentators.

Oludotun Jacobs is married to Joke Silva, a Nigerian actress, director, and businesswoman. Their union is blessed with three children, ( Olusoji Jacobs, Olugbenga Jacobs, Dayo Jacobs).

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