Ten 10 Nollywood Actors and Actresses That Are Above 70 And Are Still Active
- Nollywood has been around for decades and is regarded as a globally significant industry. The Yoruba film industry is full of outstanding individuals.
With the highly great actor and actress, Yoruba has brought the industry fame. We have outstanding actors and actresses in the Yoruba film business that are over 70 years old, but their good work still speaks for them. Nollywood has produced actors that are physically older than they are in their profession.
There are notable Yoruba actors and actresses that are above 70 years old and still working in the industry. The following is a list of active Yoruba actors and actresses that are above 70 years old.
Actors or Actresses That Are Above 70 And They Are Still Active
1. Charles Olumo
Agbaoko is the nickname for Alhaji Abdulsalam Sanyaolu (Charles Olumo). He’s a Yoruba Nollywood veteran actor. He is the industry’s senior citizen. He is a 95-year-old man.
2. Lere Paimo
Nollywood actor, producer, and director Lere Paimo, OFR Eda Onile Ola is his popular name. He was born in Ogbomosho on November 19, 1939. He is currently 83 years old.
3. Olajumoke Ray
Olajumoke Ray is the industry’s mother, with three great actors. Mama Ray Eyiwunmi is her popular nickname. She is currently 81 years old.
4. Idowu Philips
Mama Rainbow is a veteran actress popularly recognised as Iya Rainbow. She was born on the 16th of October 1942 in Ijebu Ode, Ogun State. She is 80 years old.
5. Peter Fatomilola
Chief Peter Fatomilola is a Nollywood actor, poet, prolific playwright. He was bone on the 16th of January, 1946 in Ido-Osi, Ekiti State. He is 75 years old.
6. Kareem Adepoju
Kareem Adopoju is a veteran actor, writer and producer. He is popularly known as ‘Baba Wande’. He was born on the 22nd of April. 1945 in Osun State. He is 77 years old.
7. Kola Oyewo
Kola Oyewo is a Nigerian actor and academic. He was born in Oba-Igbomina, Kwara State, on March 27, 1946. He is a 76-year-old man.
8. Yemi Elebuibon
Nollywood actor, poet, linguist, and world-famous Ifa priest Ifayemi Osundagbonu Elebuibon He was born in Osogbo, the capital of Osun State, in 1947. He is a 75-year-old man.
9. Lanre Hassan
Nollywood actress Lanre Adesina Hassan ‘Iya Awero,’ as she is known, is her stage name. She was born at Lagos Island, Lagos, on October 3rd, 1950. She is a 72-year-old woman.
10. Ade Ajiboye
He’s a seasoned actor, screenwriter, and director. ‘Big Abass,’ as he is known, is his nickname. He was born on March 23, 1951, in the Ikotun Egbe neighborhood of Lagos State. He is a 71-year-old man.