Olu Jacobs Celebrates His Birthday Today!

Olu Jacobs Nollywood veteran actor, Oludotun Jacobs (popularly known as Olu Jacobs) celebrates his 70th birthday today.

He was born in Abeokuta, Ogun State 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.

Jacobs trained at The Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in London, England.

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 and the family-adventure film Baby: Secret of the Lost Legend. Jacobs has starred in over 130 Nollywood films.

Jacobs is married to Nollywood actress Joke Silva with children.

  1. emily Reply

    gud day sir i jst wnt to appreciat u for ur hardwork…i like the way u act n speaks mostly wen u act as a king in a movie.kip it up sir………plz sir i stay at edo state i dnt knw if u can help me to come into nollywood i really want to act n earn a gud livin for my self…tnks sir cos i knw u can n u will help me God bless u sir…..07066676073

  2. Dom onwuka Reply

    happy birthday to you mr jacob i which you long life and in the ahead in jesus name amen

  3. Olufunmilola Anat Bamgboye Reply

    Happy birthday a veteran in the filed of entertainment. your decades of nollywood experience cannot be overrulled. as you age gracefully, may the LORD sustain your strength and wax you stronger to celebrate many more yrs. Happy birthday sir

  4. o j lmafidon Reply

    Happy birthday sir,long life to you sir and mama joke.

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