By Olaitan Ganiu
FOREMOST Nigerian actor, Oludotun Baiyewu Jacobs aka Olu Jacobs stays golden at 78 on the film scene.
The actor who has been off-the-screen for some time turns 78-year-old immediately, Saturday, July 11.
Jacobs has many issues to be glad about after he was rumoured to have died.
To show he’s lively, the veteran has been utilizing his distinctive expertise to intrigue and delight the general public.
Together with his distinctive humour, Jacobs takes time to interact followers on Instagram by sharing motivational content material.
In an interview with The Nation in 2015, the enduring actor as soon as stated that he enjoys appearing.
“I take pleasure in what I do very a lot. And I’ve nonetheless obtained the bodily energy. My endurance has been my power, each bodily and psychological, in addition to the eagerness for the job. Additionally, there are nonetheless uncle and grand-dad characters to play.”
Having starred in over 150 Nollywood films and a number of other internationally, followers are but to get sufficient of the sterling actor on the screens.
For his brilliance, Jacobs has received a number of awards together with African Film Academy Award for Greatest Actor in Main Position in 2007, Business Benefit Award for excellent achievements in appearing on the 2013 Africa Magic Viewers Selection Awards. AMAA conferred its Lifetime Achievement Awards on him in 2016.