Death is imminent because we all know. He doesn’t value either man or woman. Nigerian film industry popularly referred to as Nollywood reported about nine deaths in 2020. In this article I’ll share 9 actors and actresses from Nollywood who died in 2020 with you. Popularly known as Nollywood, the Nigerian film industry began documenting the deaths of its practitioners in January 2020 with the death of actress Jennifer Omole who passed away on January 3, 2020.
So I present to you 9 Nollywood actors and actresses who died in 2020, after a careful analysis and review.
- 1. Chizoba Boye
After receiving the news of the demise of veteran actress and filmmaker Chizoba Boye, who died on May 10, 2020, Chizoba Boye ‘s family and the film industry in Nigeria were thrown into mourning. The actress has died after a brief illness.
Chizoba Boye is the wife of veteran Nollywood filmmaker, Sam Boye, and she was a regular face on the TV series ‘Tinsel.’ She was a powerful advocate for Nollywood Igbo and will be remembered for her groundbreaking role in Living in Slavery, Checkmate, Scandals and other top Nollywood hit movies. She was also a writer and presenter, in addition to her role in Tinsel.
Her Igbo comedy series, ‘Ka Anyi Si Ebi, has been a star feature on the Igbo Channel on DSTV. It was the first Igbo Series in Nigeria set in modern-day Lagos. She created the drama series while it was directed by her husband.