Nollywood has been existing for decades and it’s seen as a notable industry in the world. The Yoruba movie industry is embodied with talented people.
Yoruba has brought the glory of the industry with the incredibly talented actor and actress. In the Yoruba movie industry, we have talented actors and actresses who are above 70 but their good works still speak of them. Nollywood has sown talents that are old physically but not in their profession.
The Yoruba industry has prominent actors and actresses who are above 70 and they are still active in the industry. below is the list of Yoruba actors and actresses that are above 70 and they are still active.
Actors or Actresses That Are Above 70 And They Are Still Active
1. Charles Olumo
Alhaji Abdulsalam Sanyaolu (Charles Olumo) popularly known as Agbaoko. He’s a veteran Yoruba Nollywood actor. He is the oldest man in the industry. He is 95 years old.
2. Lere Paimo
Lere Paimo, OFR is a Nollywood actor, producer, and director. He is popularly known as Eda Onile Ola. He was born on the 19th of November 1939 in Ogbomosho. He is 83 years old.
2. Olajumoke Ray
Olajumoke Ray is the mama of the industry with 3 talented actors. She is popularly known as ‘ Mama Ray Eyiwunmi’. She is 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 Nollywood actor, and scholar. He was born on the 27th of March 1946 in Oba-Igbomina, Kwara State. He is 76 years old.
8. Yemi Elebuibon
Ifayemi Osundagbonu Elebuibon is a Nollywood actor, poet, linguist and world-famous Ifa priest. He was born in 1947 in Osogbo, Osun State Capital. He is 75 years old.
9. Lanre Hassan
Lanre Adesina Hassan is a Nollywood actress. She is popularly known as ‘Iya Awero’. She was born on the 3rd of October, 1950 in Lagos Island, Lagos. She is 72 years old.
10. Ade Ajiboye
He is a veteran actor, writer and director. He is popularly known as ‘Big Abass’. He was born on the born 23rd of March 1951 in Ikotun Egbe area of Lagos State. He is 71 years old.
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