Nollywood has been the backbone of the Nigerian entertainment industry for many years, having lots of good actors and actresses to thank for. But death has taken some of our good actors away from the screen and this year wasn't an exception. As shocking as it seems, the Nigerian movie industry has lost a number of actors in 2021 so far, some of which are Nollywood elders.
3 Famous Nollywood elders who lost their lives in 2021 so far.
Jim Lawson Maduike was a veteran Nollywood actor who played roles that impacted Nollywood fans in a positive way. Unfortunately, he died on January 9 2021 after complaining if severe body pains. Jim Lawson Maduike was fond of taking up the role of an ender in movies.
Dan Nkoloagu is another Nollywood elder who will continue to be in the minds of Nollywood fans. The news of his death shook the Nigerian movie industry at the time it was announced. He died on January 22, 2021 following some health complications at the age of 84.
Nollywood recently lost another elder when the death of Bruno Iwuoha was announced. Before his death on April 10, 2021, He was one of the most famous actors in Nigeria. He usually takes up the role of an elder or a king in movies. He died at age 68.
Nollywood will forever be grateful for their contributions in her growth. May their soul rest in peace.
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