14 dead Nollywood actors that are still alive on our screens – See the Causes of their death (PHOTOS)

14 dead Nollywood actors that are still alive on our screens - See the Causes of their death (PHOTOS)

These Nollywood actors are still alive in several movies that entertain us on a daily basis.

But in reality, they are dead. Their deaths came as a blow to Africa’s movie industry as they were very talented and experienced actors. They might have died but their legacies live on.

1. Sam Loco Efe

Sam Loco Efe

He died of causes suspected to be asthma on the set of a movie in August 2011 at age 66.

2. Justus Esiri

Justus Esiri

He died in February 2013 at age 70. He died of complications from diabetes in a Lagos hospital.

3. Enebeli Elebuwa

Enebeli Elebuwa

Elebuwa suffered a major stroke and was flown overseas for medical treatment. He died aged 65 in a hospital in India on 4 December 2012 and was laid to rest at Victoria Court Cemetery, Ajah, Lagos.

4. Amaka Igwe

Amaka Igwe

The popular Nollywood producer died of an asthma attack in Enugu, in April 2014.


5. JT Tom West

JT Tom West

He died in a car accident in 2006 while returning from a movie location after a late night shooting.

6. Geraldine Ekeocha

Geraldine Ekeocha

The actress died in September 2011 during a fibroid operation at age 56.

7. Peter Eneh

Peter Eneh

Pete Eneh died in November 2012 after one of his legs was amputated at age 68.

8. David Ihesie

David Ihesie

The actor died in January 2012 at age 73.

9. Muna Obiekwe

Muna Obiekwe

He died of kidney failure in 2015.


10. Ashley Nwosu

Ashley Nwosu

He died in April 2011 after a brief illness.

11. Peter Bunor

Peter Bunor

He battled stroke for five years before dying in May 2015.

12. Kwame Owusu-Ansah

Kwame Owusu-Ansah

He died at the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital in May 2008, after sustaining injuries in a gory accident on the Accra-Tema motorway.

13. Dede One Day

Dede One Day

He slumped a died in December 2015 while performing on state in Aba, Nigeria.

14. Clem Onyeka

Clem Onyeka

He was killed in crossfire between the Nigerian police officials and armed robbers in Delta State, Nigeria. He was 37.

May the souls of these dead Nollywood actors rest in perfect peace. How do you remember them? Let’s have your views in the comments section.