In any part of the world, the movie industry remains one that a well-known actor can be in the hearts of everyone today and in the next moment, they are displaced by a new face.
The Nollywood industry is not in any way different as new faces are introduced every day. As a result of this knowledge, actors who have been in the industry for long continue to bring their A-game into every production.
In fact, not even their age can put a stop to the way they interpret their roles, thereby retaining their love in the hearts of fans and even adding more followers. They have trained many actors and are still relevant onstage.
YEN.com.gh has compiled a list of Nollywood actors who are still very active in their careers at 60-years-old and over.
1. Taiwo Hassan also known as Ogogo
Tall, dark and handsome, the Yoruba actor was everyone's favourite as he perfectly interpreted any roles he was asked to play. Ogogo clocked 60 in October last year and he has not slowed down in his work as a formidable actor.
The Ogun state actor remains one of the most successful entertainers in the Yoruba movie industry.
2. Patience Ozokwo
Popularly known as Mama G, the entertainer clocked 60 last year and despite her age, she has not stopped in interpreting her roles. Despite her wicked mother-in-law roles, Mama G still remains loved by many fans and followers.
3. Zack Orji
From his debut movie in 1991 titled Unforgiven Sin, the actor has not looked back and he is considered one of the legends in Nollywood. The actor turned 60 this year and the entertainer who keeps a well-groomed beard remains the sweetheart of many.
His role in the 2016 movie, Three Wise Men, shows the actor is still able to perfectly interpret his roles.
4. Toyin Afolayan also known as Lola Idije
In whatever role she plays, the entertainer brings her A-game on. Recently, she trended on Twitter, and people were sharing different slangs and body languages she is known for.
She clocked 60 last year and she has not stopped doing what she loves best
From English movies to Yoruba ones, actor Yemi Solade knows his onions and has shown versatility in both. The father of two clocked 60 in January 2020 and he does not show any signs of slowing down.
6. Fausat Balogun
Also known as Madam Saje, the actress clocked 60 last year and she still works hard to put smiles on the faces of her fans and followers.
7. Bimbo Manuel
When actor Bimbo Manuel clocked 60 two years ago, he shared a photo of him holding an award plaque. This is to celebrate how far he has come, both in life and in his career as an entertainer.
A versatile actor who can play any role, Manuel is also a master of stage plays as he has been spotted in a number of them including Bolanle Austen Peter's Saro The Musical.
8. Nobert Young
The 60-year-old man is popularly known for the series called Family Circle that made every Nigerian family gather before their TV sets at night. The actor has gone on to feature in other movie productions.
9. Yinka Quadri
The Yoruba actor clocked 60 last year and is still at the centre of his career, acting various roles that still shows him as one of the leading entertainers in the industry.
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