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Olu Jacobs Biography

Olu Jacobs born Oludotun Jacobs, is a Nigerian actor. He was born on July 11, 1942. He has starred in several British television series and international films. In 2007 he won the African Movie Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role.

Oludotun Baiyewu Jacobs was born to parents from Egba Alake. He spent his early childhood in Kano and attended Holy Trinity School where he was a member of the debating and drama societies. He was inspired to take a chance with acting when he attended one of Hubert Ogunde’s annual concert party at Colonial Hotel in kano. Afterwards, he secured a visa and traveled to England to study acting.

Olu Jacobs

Olu Jacobs

In England, he trained at The Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in London. He then starred in various British television shows and series in the 1970s (e.g. The Goodies, Till Death Us Do Part, Barlow at Large, The Venturers, Angels, 1990, The Tomorrow People, The Professionals). In 1978, he played the role of President Mageeba in Michael Codron’s presentation of Tom Stoppard’s play Night and Day.

In the 1980s Jacobs starred in several international films some of which include John Irvin’s war film The Dogs of War, Roman Polanski’s adventure-comedy Pirates (1986) and the family-adventure film Baby: Secret of the Lost Legend (1985). On television he was a cast in TVS’s The Witches and the Grinnygog (1983 series). Jacobs has starred in over 120 Nollywood films and is considered one of the top Nigerian Nollywood actors.

Olu Jacobs Age

He was born on July 11, 1942.

Olu Jacobs Family – Olu Jacobs and wife – Olu Jacobs Wife

Jacobs is married to Nollywood actress Joke Silva since 1989. They have children.

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Olu Jacobs Movies

  • The Royal Hibiscus Hotel
  • Dry
  • Bloody Ring
  • Potomanto
  • Covert Operaion
  • A Better Tomorrow
  • A Better Tomorrow 2
  • Days of Gloom
  • Days of Gloom 2
  • Royal King
  • Royal King 2
  • Sacred Lies
  • Sacred Lies 2
  • Sacred Lies 3
  • Sacred Lies 4
  • The Seekers
  • The Seekers 2
  • White Chapel
  • White Chapel 2
  • Bent Arrows
  • Bitter Generation
  • Bitter Generation 2
  • Bitter Generation 3
  • Bitter Generation 4
  • Palace Slave
  • Palace Slave 2
  • Palace Slave 3
  • Palace Slave 4
  • Power of a Kiss
  • Power of a Kiss 2
  • A Weeping Soul
  • A Weeping Soul 2
  • Forest of Tears
  • Forest of Tears 2
  • Forest of Tears 3
  • Forest of Tears 4
  • Last Mogul of the League
  • Last Mogul of the League 2
  • League of Gentlemen
  • League of Gentlemen
  • Royal Tears
  • Royal Tears 2
  • Sound of Pain
  • Sound of Pain 2
  • Tears of Hope
  • Tears of Hope 2
  • A Can of Worms
  • A Can of Worms 2
  • Beauty and the Beast
  • Beauty and the Beast 2
  • Beauty and the Beast 3
  • Hidden Treasure
  • Hidden Treasure 2
  • Mirror of Beauty 2
  • Perfect Temptation
  • Perfect Temptation 2
  • Piece of My Soul
  • Piece of My Soul 2
  • Piece of My Soul 3
  • Sister’s Love
  • Sister’s Love 2
  • Sister’s Love 3
  • Sister’s Love 4
  • Smoke & Mirrors
  • The Return of Ogidi
  • The Return of Ogidi 2
  • Throne of Tears
  • Throne of Tears 2
  • Total Love
  • Total Love 2
  • Mirror of Beauty
  • African Soldier
  • African Soldier 2
  • Burning Kingdom
  • Burning Kingdom 2
  • Eewo orisa
  • Eewo orisa 2
  • Final Kingdom
  • Final Kingdom 2
  • Greatness
  • Greatness 2
  • Kingdom Apart
  • Kingdom Apart 2
  • Lost in the Jungle
  • Lost in the Jungle 2
  • Mountains of Evil
  • Mountains of Evil 2
  • Odudu Kingdom
  • Odudu Kingdom 2
  • Odudu Kingdom 3
  • Old Testament
  • Old Testament 2
  • Royal Destiny
  • Royal Destiny 2
  • Secret Pledge
  • Secret Pledge 2
  • Show Me Heaven
  • Show Me Heaven 2
  • Show Me Heaven 3
  • Slave to Lust
  • Slave to Lust 2
  • The Cabals
  • The Cabals 2
  • The Prince and Me
  • The Prince and Me 2
  • Warrior’s Heart
  • Warrior’s Heart 2
  • Warrior’s Heart 3
  • Dancing Heart
  • Dancing Heart 2
  • End of Battle
  • End of Battle 2
  • Jealous Heart
  • Jealous Heart 2
  • One-Bullet
  • One-Bullet 2
  • Royal Doom
  • Royal Doom 2
  • 21 Days with Christ
  • 21 Days with Christ 2
  • A Time to Die
  • A Time to Die 2
  • Before the Sunrise
  • Before the Sunrise 2
  • Eagle’s Bride
  • Eagle’s Bride 2
  • Lonely Heart
  • Lonely Heart 2
  • Omaliko
  • Omaliko 2
  • One God One Nation
  • One God One Nation 2
  • Only Love
  • Only Love 2
  • Opin irin ajo
  • Opin irin ajo 2
  • Real Love 2
  • Real Love 3
  • Royal Palace
  • Soul on Fire
  • Soul on Fire 2
  • The God to Serve
  • The God to Serve 2
  • To Love a Stranger
  • To Love a Stranger 2
  • Ultimate Crisis
  • Women in Power
  • Women in Power 2
  • Arsenal
  • Arsenal 2
  • Dear Sister
  • Eye of the Gods
  • Eye of the Gods 2
  • House Party
  • House Party 2
  • Turn Table
  • Turn Table 2
  • Private Sin
  • Private Sin 2
  • Real Love
  • The Kingmaker
  • Unconditional Love
  • Ago kan oru
  • Fear of the Unknown
  • Mission to Africa
  • Keeping Faith: Is That Love?
  • The Last Vote
  • Aba Riot
  • Aba Riot 2
  • Endtime
  • Oganigwe
  • Twins of the Rain Forest
  • Obstacles
  • Another Love
  • Iva
  • Vigilante
  • Pirates
  • Baby: Secret of the Lost Legend

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